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Daly's bridge

Daly's Bridge
Droichead Uí Dhálaigh
Looking north across Daly's bridge
Looking north across bridge
Carries Pedestrians
Crosses River Lee
Locale Cork
Other name(s) Shakey Bridge
Design Suspension bridge
Material Wrought iron
Total length ~50m
Width ~1.4m
Constructed by David Rowell & Co.
Opened 1927

Daly's bridge is a pedestrian bridge spanning the River Lee in Cork, Ireland. Known locally as the Shakey Bridge, it joins Sunday's Well road on the northside, to Fitzgerald's Park on the south.[1]

Completed in 1926 and opened in 1927,[2] it is the only suspension bridge in Cork city and was constructed by the London-based David Rowell & Company[3][4] to the design of Stephen W. Farrington, the Cork City Engineer.

Constructed primarily of wrought iron, the bridge spans 160 feet,[5] and the timber planked walkway is four and a half feet wide.[1]

The bridge takes its official name from Cork businessman James Daly, who contributed to the cost of the bridge. Its colloquial name (the "Shakey Bridge" or "Shaky Bridge") derives from the movement of the platform when running or jumping on the bridge.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c Travel Guide - Cork - Daly's Suspension Bridge
  2. ^ Daly's Pedestrian Suspension Bridge at Structurae
  3. ^ - Shaky Bridge - 1927 (Shakey, Daly's)
  4. ^ Pictures of the Daly Bridge in Cork
  5. ^ Shakey Bridge - Phone cam capture ! sur Flickr : partage de photos !
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