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  • posted: December 29 @ 3:07am
Sorry.Not doing the theme today.Still taking the beard around Belfast.

Harland and Wolff at the dockyard. The two giant cranes are also known locally as Samson and Goliath.
RMS Titanic was built here.

Comments

Sir Walshington says:
Heard of this. Awesome little tid bit of history! Thanks for sharing it.
Posted: Dec 29th, 2009 - 3:09am -
Ula O cealleigh says:
the cranes are a work of art in theirselves dont you think, squire?
i still think you would suit a leather jacket & harley davidson with those shades lol.
Posted: Dec 29th, 2009 - 4:03am -
ThatGuy says:
Did they ever build a boat that successfully completed it's maiden voyage? Or is this a one shot and your done kind of ship building facility.

Seriously. Thanks for the tour. I work at a Navy Shipyard on this side of the pond.
Posted: Dec 29th, 2009 - 4:29am -
mims attack says:
now THOSE are gantries! huge!
Posted: Dec 29th, 2009 - 5:05am -
HiImTerry says:
Very, very cool. I so wish I could take my family to Ireland.
Posted: Dec 29th, 2009 - 5:58am -
Pip says:
The scale of places like that always amazes me. This tour is great!
Posted: Dec 29th, 2009 - 6:53am -
robberfly says:
the cranes make half a frame...you could use it for tomorrow's theme
Posted: Dec 29th, 2009 - 7:06am -
folliclejuju says:
the titanic is one of the greatest art pieces of all time, don't you think?
Posted: Dec 29th, 2009 - 9:20am -
Yogi Beard says:
Dig the bearded tour of Belfast. And that sky is killer.
Posted: Dec 29th, 2009 - 11:06am -
Brian says:
BEARD = ART
Posted: Dec 29th, 2009 - 11:21am -
Philly says:
Awesome area, great to see the area like this.
Posted: Dec 29th, 2009 - 3:05pm -
Le Duncan says:
Excellent spot, excellent beard. Art be damned.
Posted: Dec 29th, 2009 - 5:17pm -
Andrew says:
Great shot! I wanted to visit Belfast when we were there but we were told at the airport in Dublin that it wasn't safe to travel there at the moment.

We were also told by one of our hosts in Galway not to go out at night in Limerick because we might be stabbed. I have no idea what he was on about.
Posted: Dec 29th, 2009 - 7:39pm -
BryanHunter says:
I'm really missing your stomping grounds. Can't wait to go back over.
Posted: Dec 29th, 2009 - 7:53pm -
irishsquire says:
@Andrew, i would say Belfast is safe enough especially in the city. crime happens everywhere in the world.
Posted: Dec 30th, 2009 - 7:09am -
irishsquire says:
@BryanHunter, i have our road trip already mapped out. just waiting for you guys.
Posted: Dec 30th, 2009 - 7:10am -
Andrew says:
Oh I totally agree. People are afraid of everything.
Posted: Dec 30th, 2009 - 7:27am -
Creative Liberty says:
I've driven by there as well. I've been to Ireland three times. Most of the time spent in Ballymena, north of Belfast.
Posted: Dec 30th, 2009 - 9:55am -
irishsquire says:
@CreativeLiberty, Ballymena-hi.Do u have relations in Ballymena? maybe the next time you are visiting i could buy u a pint?
Posted: Dec 30th, 2009 - 2:27pm -
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