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Liffey

[ lif-ee ]

noun

  1. a river in the E Republic of Ireland, flowing NW and NE from County Wicklow into Dublin Bay. 50 miles (81 km) long.


Liffey

/ ˈlɪfɪ /

noun

  1. 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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Four men in chariots were on the Plain of Liffey at their game, Conaire himself and his three fosterbrothers.

How is it, man, when there's a Peace on and the month is February and there's no frost south of the Liffey?

I moved among them on the frozen Liffey, that I, a changeling, among the spluttering resin fires.

"'Tis like a fête and gala on the old stinking Liffey," says Peter Bligh, peering with me across the busy sea.

A covey of gulls, storm petrels, rises hungrily from Liffey slime with Banbury cakes in their beaks.

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