North Western Hotel at North Wall, Dublin, May 1886.
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London & North Western Railway's North Western Hotel at North Wall, Dublin, May 1886. North Wall, on the river Liffey, was the port into which ferries from Holyhead brought passengers. The hotel was often used by the ferry passengers. Dublin was a popular holiday destination at this time. Tourists could visit O'Connell Street, Trinity college and the cathedrals and museums.