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Liffey water can cure syphilis? Dublin... a radical science guide

So many Dublin facts.
Apr 11th 2013, 12:11 PM 1,497 0

DID YOU KNOW that Dublin’s Spire was erected to celebrate Ireland’s manned space programme?

Or that the water from the Liffey is routinely collected to cure syphilis?

They’re just a couple of the “facts” in this Radical Science Guide to Dublin, one of the two live-action shorts on the shortlist for the Uniquely Dublin competition.

YouTube/LittleMuseumOfDublin/Oisin Byrne & Gary Farrelly

VIDEOS: What makes Dublin “Uniquely Dublin”?

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