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Dublin - The Samuel Beckett Bridge

Dublin - The Samuel Beckett Bridge

The Samuel Beckett Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge in Dublin that joins the south side to the North Wall Quay in the Docklands area. Designed by Santiago Calatrava, the shape of the spar and its cables is said to evoke an image of a harp lying on its edge, the harp being a secular icon for Ireland and things Irish. The bridge, which cost Û60 million, is named for Irish writer Samuel Beckett, was officially opened to pedestrians on 10 December 2009.