My dad still tells the story of when he was Garda up in Dublin. He was meant to meet a girl under Clearys clock but was abit 'under the weather' and he never quite made it. He says she's probably still waiting for him to this day.
This was always the meet up point whenever I was meeting anyone in town. In fact the first unofficial date with OH we met under the clock. Way back in college we were headed into town for a college night out and agreed we would meet and head in together. 8 years later and we are planning our wedding next Sept. So Clerys clock will always make me remember the nerves and anticipation of that night