- a river in the E Republic of Ireland, flowing NW and NE from County Wicklow into Dublin Bay. 50 miles (81 km) long.
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One of them tried a cotton-mill on the Liffey, and they burned him down.The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly
Charles James Lever
I've made ten thousand or so, and every time I do that Liffey's welcome to an article.
She knew nothing of the letter save what Liffey had told her.
His profit was good, though not what it had been going to reach but for Liffey's article.
I was with him one day and he bought a book from an old one in Liffey street for two bob.Ulysses
- a river in E Republic of Ireland, rising in the Wicklow Mountains and flowing west, then northeast through Dublin into Dublin Bay. Length: 80 km (50 miles)
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