name that bridge

Stoker, Wilde, Gregory: What should Dublin city's new bridge be called?

Eighty-five official names were received by Dublin City Council, which was shortlisted to 17.

A SHORTLIST OF names for the new bridge over the Liffey at Marlborough Street in Dublin has been revealed.

The public voted and 85 official nominations were received by Dublin City Council. The names were then shortlisted to 17.

A decision on the name of the new bridge will be made in autumn 2013, with the bridge scheduled for completion in late 2013.

Here is the shortlist of names and we want to know what you think. What name do you think the new Dublin city bridge should be called?

Poll Results:

Yeats, W.B. (692)
Connolly, James (604)
Swift, Jonathan (548)
Stoker, Bram (514)
Wilde, Oscar (471)
Hackett, Rosie (442)
Bermingham, Willie (308)
Gregory, Tony (263)
Duff, Frank (249)
The Patriots Bridge (236)
Walton, Ernest (217)
The Returned Home (172)
Gregory, Lady (136)
Abbey Theatre Bridge (131)
Mills, Kay (101)
Sigerson, George (59)
Plunkett, James (51)

Read: Ever wondered where medieval Dubliners went for a pint?>

In pictures: Thousands hit the streets for Night Run in Dublin>

Your Voice
Readers Comments
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.