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

So many Dublin facts.

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

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Emer McLysaght

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