Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Google Maps Kisses the Blarney Stone
Storymap is a charming Google Map that captures the personality of Dublin city through Ireland’s age-old tradition of storytelling, presenting a vision of Dublin as told through its stories and storytellers.
If you are ever lucky enough to visit Dublin you can be sure that the locals will talk your ear off. Storymap takes advantage of the Dubliners' love of telling a good tale by presenting the city through the stories of the local people.
The map itself is a collection of videos in which Dubliners tell the stories of locations around the city. The stories range from a deadly gunfight between students at Trinity College Dublin and a college porter to the strange tale of the first cat to fly across the Irish Sea.