Bishop blesses re-opened ‘non-shakey’ City bridge

A city bridge which was closed for essential repairs was re-opened today to pedestrians.

Daly’s Bridge (the Shakey Bridge) over the the north channel of the River Lee links the Mardyke with Sunday’s Well.

Pic: Brian Lougheed

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Joe Kavanagh performed the cutting of the ribbon ceremony and unveiling of the plaque in the presence of his wife Stephanie. Also included is Ann Doherty, Chief Executive, Cork City Council.

Bishop Fintan Gavin and Rev. Ted Ardis performed the blessing ceremony.
The bridge was first opened to the public in May, 1927.