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Liffey

(lĭf`ē), river, c.50 mi (80 km) long, rising in the Wicklow Mts., E Republic of Ireland, and flowing W, NE, and then E through Dublin to Dublin Bay. There are three electric power stations on the river.

Liffey

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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Now in its 100th year, the Liffey Swim went ahead despite "exceptionally poor" water sample results revealed on Friday after a sewage overflow.
They deny being intoxicated, navigating the craft without due care at the Shipping Lane on the River Liffey and breach of the peace.
It has been organised by musicians Conleth McGeary and Joe Barenskie, who are already well-known from the "Liffey Sundays" they organise and perform at.
In May, Dalata announced an agreement with receiver Kieran Wallace to acquire the freehold interest of certain elements of Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane, Dublin 2, and the Clarion Hotel Liffey Valley, Dublin 22, for EUR 62.5m (73.38m).
This charming coffee table book documents 24 of the bridges spanning the Liffey River within Dublin city and county.
Aware that a busy production plant such as Liffey Meats required minimum disruption and minimal downtown, FloorTech[R] works were carried out over a three stage installation process which included the removal of the old floor coatings and contaminates, preparing the surface (allowing for the installation of new drainage system) and finally the application of resin floor finishes.
HSBC Alternative Investments (HAIL) has acquired a majority stake in Liffey Valley shopping centre in west Dublin.
A major search of the River Liffey was going on last night to try to find the missing man.
There is arguably no place more central to Ireland's capital than the River Liffey, which snakes its way through the city and divides Dublin into north and south sides before emptying into the Irish Sea at the city's edge.
A lot of water has flown down the River Liffey since then and, if you are to believe Irishmen, quite a bit has been diverted into the brewery and turned into the drink that is known and loved throughout the world.
* Rose Murphy has written Ella Young, Irish Mystic and Rebel (Liffey Press, 2008), a biography of a rather whimsical woman who hobnobbed with Yeats, Maud Gonne, and George Moore; was a gun-runner during 1916, and emigrated-to the U.S., where she had an equally interesting career There's an interesting vignette about Ella Young's meeting with Emie O'Malley in Taos, New Mexico.
THE sister to Classic contender Listen who broke the world record for a yearling filly when sold for 2.5 million guineas at Tattersalls' October Sale, has been named Liffey Dancer, writes David Milnes.