Quiz – Nicknames of Dublin Landmarks

June 8, 2007 at 12:16 am 1 comment

Where are, or were, the following Dublin landmarks?

  • The Dick with the Stick
  • The Chime in the Slime
  • The Fag on the Crag
  • The Floozy in the Jacuzzi
  • The Flue with the View
  • The Hags with the Bags
  • The Stiletto in the Ghetto
  • The Tart with the Cart

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And the answers are:

  • The Dick with the Stick – James Joyce, Earl Street
  • The Chime in the Slime – in Liffey at O’Connell Bridge for the Aluminium
  • The Fag on the Crag – Oscar Wilde, Merrion Square
  • The Floozy in the Jacuzzi – Formerly of O’Connell Street
  • The Flue with the View – Smithield Chimney
  • The Hags with the Bags – Beside Ha’penny Bridge
  • The Stiletto in the Ghetto – The Spire on O’Connell Street *
  • The Tart with the Cart – Molly Malone, end of Grafton Street

* Song title to celebrate the Spire being finally completed – I Can See Clerys Now the Crane Has Gone.

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  • 1. UnaRocks  |  June 8, 2007 at 10:58 am

    The Oscar Wilde statue was also known as the Quare in the Square

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