Dublin's new bridge named after Rosie Hackett
Dublin's newest bridge has been named after the trade unionist and Irish Citizen army activist Rosie Hackett.
Located at Marlborough Street, the Rosie Hackett will service the LUAS linkup and other forms of public transport.
Other names on the shortlist included novelist Bram Stoker, charity founder Willie Bermingham, Legion of Mary Founder Frank Duff and camogie player Kay Mills.
Dublin City Council announced the name of the bridge last night. It followed a long process during which the public were asked to nominate people they wanted the bridge to be named after.
"It was good to see the council … coming together, in a broad sense, to support who I think is a very fine woman, and who, I hope, will be an inspiration to young women in the future in this city," said Labour Councillor Dermot Lacey, chairman of the selection committee.
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