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Kilkee.Co.Clare, Kilkenny.Co.Kilkenny, Killaloe.Co.Clare, Killarney.Co.Kerry, Killeshandra.Co.Cavan,
Killorglin.Co.Kerry, Kilmallock.Co.Limerick, Kilrush.Co.Clare, Kinsale.Co.Cork, Lambay Island.Co.Dublin.
KILRUSH. Co.CLARE. IRELAND.
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Scattery Island near Kilrush, Ireland.
Scattery Island near Kilrush, Ireland.

Kilrush Town Centre.
Kilrush Town Centre.

Museum of Irish Rural Life. Kilrush, Ireland.
Museum of Irish Rural Life. Kilrush, Ireland.

Post Office. Kilrush, Ireland.
Post Office. Kilrush, Ireland.

Street post box. Kilrush, Ireland.
Street post box. Kilrush, Ireland.

Aerial view of Kilrush, Ireland.
Aerial view of Kilrush, Ireland.
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Kilkee.Co.Clare, Kilkenny.Co.Kilkenny, Killaloe.Co.Clare, Killarney.Co.Kerry, Killeshandra.Co.Cavan,
Killorglin.Co.Kerry, Kilmallock.Co.Limerick, Kilrush.Co.Clare, Kinsale.Co.Cork, Lambay Island.Co.Dublin.
KINSALE. Co.CORK. IRELAND.
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Aerial view of Kinsale Ireland.
Aerial view of Kinsale Ireland.

Local businesses in Kinsale Ireland.
Local businesses in Kinsale Ireland.

Street post box. Kinsale Ireland.
Street post box. Kinsale Ireland.

Charles Fort. Kinsale Ireland.
Charles Fort. Kinsale Ireland.

Long Quay. Kinsale Ireland.
Long Quay. Kinsale Ireland.

Post Office Kinsale Ireland.
Post Office Kinsale Ireland.
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Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert (Occitan: Sant Guilhèm dau Desèrt) is a commune in the Hérault department in the Occitanie region in southern France.
Situated in the narrow valley of the Gellone river where it meets the steep-sided gorge of the Hérault River, Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert is essentially a medieval village located on the Chemin de St-Jacques (Way of St. James) pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostella.
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Thierry forgot la poste.

La Poste. Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert.
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You are a sleuth, an outstanding detective Terry ;)
Similar to Hercule Poirot !! ;)
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Kinsale - the "foodie" centre of Ireland. Many lovely restaurants.

Charles Fort, located at Summer Cove and dating from 1677 in the reign of Charles II, is a bastion-fort that guards the entrance to Kinsale Harbour. It was built to protect the area and specifically the harbour from use by the French and Spanish in the event of a landing in Ireland. James's Fort, which dates from the reign of King James VI and I, is located on the other side of the cove, on the Castlepark peninsula. An underwater chain used to be strung between the two forts across the harbour mouth during times of war to scuttle enemy shipping by ripping the bottoms out of incoming vessels.

Kinsale: James's Fort.
Kinsale: James's Fort.

View from James's Fort.
View from James's Fort.

Old Town Hall.
Old Town Hall.

Desmond Castle (French Prison).
Desmond Castle (French Prison).

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Rooms with a view!

Charles's Fort.
Charles's Fort.

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Le Mont-Saint-Michel is a tidal island and mainland commune in Normandy, France.

The island lies approximately one kilometre (0.6 miles) off the country's north-western coast, at the mouth of the Couesnon River near Avranches and is 7 hectares (17 acres) in area. The mainland part of the commune is 393 hectares (971 acres) in area so that the total surface of the commune is 400 hectares (988 acres)

As of 2017, the island has a population of 30.

Mont Saint-Michel and its bay are on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.It is visited by more than 3 million people each year. Over 60 buildings within the commune are protected in France as monuments historiques.
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Kilkee.Co.Clare, Kilkenny.Co.Kilkenny, Killaloe.Co.Clare, Killarney.Co.Kerry, Killeshandra.Co.Cavan,
Killorglin.Co.Kerry, Kilmallock.Co.Limerick, Kilrush.Co.Clare, Kinsale.Co.Cork, Lambay Island.Co.Dublin.
LAMBAY ISLAND. Co.DUBLIN. IRELAND.
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Aerial approach to Lambay Island.
Aerial approach to Lambay Island.

Red necked Wallaby on Lambay island.
Red necked Wallaby on Lambay island.

Approach to Lambay Castle.
Approach to Lambay Castle.

Lambay Island covered in snow.
Lambay Island covered in snow.

Scene on Lambay Island.
Scene on Lambay Island.

Down near the beach. Lambay Island.
Down near the beach. Lambay Island.
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Coming up on the tour of Ireland:
Letterkenny.Co.Donegal, Lifford.Co.Donegal, Limerick.Co.Limerick, Lismore.Co.Waterford, Listowel.Co.Kerry,
Longford.Co.Longford, Loughrea.Co.Galway, Louth.Co.Louth, Macroom.Co.Cork, Mallow.Co.Cork.
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Interesting. I didn't know about the wallabies on an Irish island 😳

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Letterkenny.Co.Donegal, Lifford.Co.Donegal, Limerick.Co.Limerick, Lismore.Co.Waterford, Listowel.Co.Kerry, Longford.Co.Longford, Loughrea.Co.Galway, Louth.Co.Louth, Macroom.Co.Cork, Mallow.Co.Cork.
LETTERKENNY. Co.DONEGAL. IRELAND.

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Polestar at Port Bridge.
Polestar at Port Bridge.

Letterkenny Courthouse.
Letterkenny Courthouse.

MainStreet. Letterkenny, Ireland.
MainStreet. Letterkenny, Ireland.

Eunan College, Letterkenny, Ireland.
Eunan College, Letterkenny, Ireland.

Post Office. Letterkenny, Ireland.
Post Office. Letterkenny, Ireland.

Street post box in Letterkenny, Ireland.
Street post box in Letterkenny, Ireland.
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Letterkenny.Co.Donegal, Lifford.Co.Donegal, Limerick.Co.Limerick, Lismore.Co.Waterford, Listowel.Co.Kerry, Longford.Co.Longford, Loughrea.Co.Galway, Louth.Co.Louth, Macroom.Co.Cork, Mallow.Co.Cork.
LIFFORD. Co.DONEGAL. IRELAND.

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Lifford Courthouse.
Lifford Courthouse.

Three Coins Sculpture. Lifford Ireland.
Three Coins Sculpture. Lifford Ireland.

Main Street. Lifford Ireland.
Main Street. Lifford Ireland.

Stone. The Diamond. Lifford Ireland.
Stone. The Diamond. Lifford Ireland.

Post Office. Lifford Ireland.
Post Office. Lifford Ireland.

Street post box. Lifford Ireland.
Street post box. Lifford Ireland.
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Nice place Lifford.The school old boys rugby 2nds were playing Strabane in early 1971, whose ground was close to the Main road Strabane-Londonderry, beside the River Foyle. The main road was used by British Army Patrols.

During the game, an army patrol went up the main road and several shots, from the other side of the Foyle were fired at it. Luckily the bullets went above our heads but we all hit the ground.

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Letterkenny.Co.Donegal, Lifford.Co.Donegal, Limerick.Co.Limerick, Lismore.Co.Waterford, Listowel.Co.Kerry, Longford.Co.Longford, Loughrea.Co.Galway, Louth.Co.Louth, Macroom.Co.Cork, Mallow.Co.Cork.
LIMERICK. Co.LIMERICK. IRELAND.

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Climate Data for Limerick Ireland.
Climate Data for Limerick Ireland.

Street post box . Limerick Ireland.
Street post box . Limerick Ireland.

General Post Office. Limerick Ireland.
General Post Office. Limerick Ireland.

Munster Rugby Fans. 2006.
Munster Rugby Fans. 2006.

St Marys Cathedral. Limerick Ireland.
St Marys Cathedral. Limerick Ireland.

Monument to Daniel O'Connell.
Monument to Daniel O'Connell.

King Johns Castle. Limerick Ireland.
King Johns Castle. Limerick Ireland.
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Ennis Railway line bridge over road & City Canal, Limerick.
Ennis Railway line bridge over road & City Canal, Limerick.

Munster V Limerick (at) Thomond Park 2018
Munster V Limerick (at) Thomond Park 2018

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Letterkenny.Co.Donegal, Lifford.Co.Donegal, Limerick.Co.Limerick, Lismore.Co.Waterford, Listowel.Co.Kerry, Longford.Co.Longford, Loughrea.Co.Galway, Louth.Co.Louth, Macroom.Co.Cork, Mallow.Co.Cork.
LISMORE. Co.WATERFORD. IRELAND.

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Post Office. Lismore, Ireland.
Post Office. Lismore, Ireland.

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Street post box. Lismore, Ireland.
Street post box. Lismore, Ireland.
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Letterkenny.Co.Donegal, Lifford.Co.Donegal, Limerick.Co.Limerick, Lismore.Co.Waterford, Listowel.Co.Kerry, Longford.Co.Longford, Loughrea.Co.Galway, Louth.Co.Louth, Macroom.Co.Cork, Mallow.Co.Cork.
LISTOWEL. Co.KERRY. IRELAND.
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Post Office. Listowel, Ireland.
Post Office. Listowel, Ireland.

Street post box. Listowel, Ireland.
Street post box. Listowel, Ireland.

Listowel Castle. Ireland.
Listowel Castle. Ireland.

Listowel Bridge.
Listowel Bridge.

Town Square. Listowel, Ireland.
Town Square. Listowel, Ireland.

Aerial view of Listowel, Ireland.
Aerial view of Listowel, Ireland.
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Nice pictures! Listowel is a lively town.

Your picture of the topless woman in the town square was too far away to see her properly.

The Maid of Erin.
The Maid of Erin.

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Lismore seems to have passed by without I seeing it! A lovely town to explore. The Owenashad Walk is well worth taking. Some photos:

Owenashad Walk.
Owenashad Walk.

Lismore bridge has many arches (on the floodplain).
Lismore bridge has many arches (on the floodplain).

But, the Blackwater normally flows under one arch.
But, the Blackwater normally flows under one arch.

Lismore Castle - The Duke of Devonshire.
Lismore Castle - The Duke of Devonshire.

A splendid railway station was built in Lismore to accomodate the Duke.
A splendid railway station was built in Lismore to accomodate the Duke.

Fine stonework.
Fine stonework.

Front of Station.
Front of Station.

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Letterkenny.Co.Donegal, Lifford.Co.Donegal, Limerick.Co.Limerick, Lismore.Co.Waterford, Listowel.Co.Kerry, Longford.Co.Longford, Loughrea.Co.Galway, Louth.Co.Louth, Macroom.Co.Cork, Mallow.Co.Cork.
LONGFORD. Co.LONGFORD. IRELAND.
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Longford Railway Station.
Longford Railway Station.
Post Office Longford Ireland.
Post Office Longford Ireland.

Street post box. Longford Ireland.
Street post box. Longford Ireland.

St Mels Cathedral. Longford Ireland.
St Mels Cathedral. Longford Ireland.

Longford Chamber of Commerce.
Longford Chamber of Commerce.

Royal Canal. Longford Ireland.
Royal Canal. Longford Ireland.
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Letterkenny.Co.Donegal, Lifford.Co.Donegal, Limerick.Co.Limerick, Lismore.Co.Waterford, Listowel.Co.Kerry, Longford.Co.Longford, Loughrea.Co.Galway, Louth.Co.Louth, Macroom.Co.Cork, Mallow.Co.Cork.
LOUGHREA. Co.GALWAY. IRELAND.
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Loughrea Lake, Ireland.
Loughrea Lake, Ireland.

Main Street, Loughrea, Ireland.
Main Street, Loughrea, Ireland.

Welcome to Loughrea.
Welcome to Loughrea.

Post Office. Loughrea, Ireland.
Post Office. Loughrea, Ireland.

Old & New Priory, Loughrea, Ireland.
Old & New Priory, Loughrea, Ireland.
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I've never been to Loughrea ;)
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Letterkenny.Co.Donegal, Lifford.Co.Donegal, Limerick.Co.Limerick, Lismore.Co.Waterford, Listowel.Co.Kerry, Longford.Co.Longford, Loughrea.Co.Galway, Louth.Co.Louth, Macroom.Co.Cork, Mallow.Co.Cork.
LOUTH. Co.LOUTH. IRELAND.
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Welcome to Louth Ireland.
Welcome to Louth Ireland.

Immaculate Conception. Louth Ireland.
Immaculate Conception. Louth Ireland.

Local eatery. Louth Ireland.
Local eatery. Louth Ireland.

Saint Mochta's House. Louth Ireland.
Saint Mochta's House. Louth Ireland.

Post Office. Louth Ireland.
Post Office. Louth Ireland.
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Letterkenny.Co.Donegal, Lifford.Co.Donegal, Limerick.Co.Limerick, Lismore.Co.Waterford, Listowel.Co.Kerry, Longford.Co.Longford, Loughrea.Co.Galway, Louth.Co.Louth, Macroom.Co.Cork, Mallow.Co.Cork.
MACROOM. Co.CORK. IRELAND.
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The Gearagh. Macroom Ireland.
The Gearagh. Macroom Ireland.

Post Office. Macroom Ireland.
Post Office. Macroom Ireland.

Macroom Castle.
Macroom Castle.

Downtown Macroom Ireland.
Downtown Macroom Ireland.

Town Hall. Macroom Ireland.
Town Hall. Macroom Ireland.

Street post box. Macroom Ireland.
Street post box. Macroom Ireland.
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Ubobo.R.O. wrote:
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Letterkenny.Co.Donegal, Lifford.Co.Donegal, Limerick.Co.Limerick, Lismore.Co.Waterford, Listowel.Co.Kerry, Longford.Co.Longford, Loughrea.Co.Galway, Louth.Co.Louth, Macroom.Co.Cork, Mallow.Co.Cork.
LOUTH. Co.LOUTH. IRELAND.
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Macroom.


From 1976 to 1982 Macroom hosted the Mountain Dew Rock festival, with lineups that included Rory Gallagher, Thin Lizzy and Van Morrison, attended by Sex Pistol John Lydon.

I was at the festival once to see Rory Gallagher. Being rather penniless at the time, I waded the river Sullane and snuck in! Great concert!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Letterkenny.Co.Donegal, Lifford.Co.Donegal, Limerick.Co.Limerick, Lismore.Co.Waterford, Listowel.Co.Kerry, Longford.Co.Longford, Loughrea.Co.Galway, Louth.Co.Louth, Macroom.Co.Cork, Mallow.Co.Cork.
MALLOW. Co.CORK. IRELAND.
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Mallow in 1903.
Mallow in 1903.

View over Mallow, Ireland.
View over Mallow, Ireland.

Ruins of Mallow Castle.
Ruins of Mallow Castle.

Mallow Racecourse.
Mallow Racecourse.

Post Office. Mallow, Ireland.
Post Office. Mallow, Ireland.

Street post box. Mallow, Ireland.
Street post box. Mallow, Ireland.
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Mallow is a railway junction. Of four connecting lines, there are three still in use.


The Mallow to Waterford line, via Killavullen/Castletownroche, Ballyhooley, Fermoy, Ballyduff, Lismore, Cappoquin and Dungarvan is closed.

The section between Waterford and Dungarvan is now a very popular Greenway.

The Dublin to Cork/Cobh line runs through Mallow.

And the remaining line is that from Mallow to Killarney and Tralee.

Here is a steam operated railway crane, just outside Mallow station.

Steam powered railway crane.
Steam powered railway crane.

Steam powered railway crane.
Steam powered railway crane.

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Mallow was a Spa Town.

In 1724, curative springs were discovered in Mallow. The town was founded as a Spa town, and it became a holiday

health retreat from 1730 to 1810. The curative season began in April and lasted to October. The town began to

fashion itself after Bath, building promenades, throwing balls, creating a Long Room, and even bottling spa water to

sell in Cork city. The town became known for the wild men who loved to drink, gamble, and hunt - they were called

the Rakes of Mallow. Here is an excerpt from a 1753 ballad, written in their tribute:

Living short but merry lives,

Going where the devil drives,

Having sweethearts, but no wives,

Live the Rakes of Mallow.

Drinking Water
Drinking Water

Drinking Water
Drinking Water

Drinking Water
Drinking Water

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Remnants of the Mallow to Waterford line.

Original road bridge.
Original road bridge.

Pedestrian bridge under the line.
Pedestrian bridge under the line.

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The mighty River Blackwater runs through Mallow and has been the source of many severe floods over the years.

Ducks on the Blackwater.
Ducks on the Blackwater.

The many arches of Mallow Bridge. The river normally flows through only a few.
The many arches of Mallow Bridge. The river normally flows through only a few.

Flood plain arches.
Flood plain arches.

Mallow Bridge
Mallow Bridge

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Mallow street scenes.

Bridge Street, Mallow.
Bridge Street, Mallow.



Close up of the Clock House.
Close up of the Clock House.

A Marian Grotto.
A Marian Grotto.

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Castles.

Castle Barrett, just outside Mallow and Mallow Castle and a ruin.

Castle Barrett 13C.
Castle Barrett 13C.

Mallow Castle.
Mallow Castle.

A ruin.
A ruin.

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Honora "Nano" Nagle (1718 – 26 April 1784) was a pioneer of Catholic

education in Ireland despite legal prohibitions. She founded the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin

Mary (PBVM), commonly known as the Presentation Sisters, now a worldwide teaching order. She was declared

venerable in the Roman Catholic Church on 31 October 2013 by Pope Francis.


Nano Nagle was born in Ballygriffin, just north of Killavullen, County Cork (a few miles from Mallow), in 1718, the daughter of Garrett and

Ann Mathew Nagle. The name "Honora" given at baptism was soon replaced in the family circle by the affectionate

name "Nano". She was the eldest of six or seven children, the others being Mary (omitted in many sources), Ann,

Catherine, Elizabeth, David, and Joseph.

Nano was born in the Blackwater Valley in County Cork which possesses views of the distant Nagle Mountains.

Much of this region was once the property of the Nagle family.

Nano Nagle statue.
Nano Nagle statue.

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Killavullen, near Mallow.

The caves are particularly notable for the large number of archaeological and palaeontological remains discovered

within. Excavations in one of the caves in 1934 revealed the remains of Irish Elk, brown bear, wolf and reindeer and

further excavations produced a human skull.



The caves were closed to the public in the early 1990s, with steel doors put in place to prevent access. Public

liability reasons were cited at the time of closure.

Railway Signal box at Castletownroche/Killavullen station.
Railway Signal box at Castletownroche/Killavullen station.

Monaminy Castle
Monaminy Castle

Cave at Killavullen
Cave at Killavullen

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Coming up on the tour of Ireland:
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Midleton.Co.Cork, Milltown Malbay.Co.Clare, Mitchelstown.Co.Cork, Monaghan.Co.Monaghan, Mountmellick.Co.Laois, Moville.Co.Donegal, Mullingar.Co.Westmeath, Naas.Co.Kildare, Navan.Co.Meath, Nenagh.Co.Tipperary.
MIDLETON. Co. CORK. IRELAND.
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Street post box Midleton, Ireland.
Street post box Midleton, Ireland.

Post Office. Midleton, Ireland. July 2020.
Post Office. Midleton, Ireland. July 2020.

Main Street. Midleton, Ireland.
Main Street. Midleton, Ireland.

Midleton Castle.
Midleton Castle.

Jameson Distillery. Midleton, Ireland.
Jameson Distillery. Midleton, Ireland.

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Midleton Castle???

There is a castle near Midleton, called Barryscourt Castle, but there is no water there as far as I know.

The castle in the picture looks very like Cahir Castle, Co. Tipperary?
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MIDLETON.

Kindred Spirits: Choctaw Native American Monument in Midleton.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kindred_Spirits_(sculpture)

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/kindred-spirits-sculpture

Kindred Spirits: Choctaw Native American Monument
Kindred Spirits: Choctaw Native American Monument

The sculpture appears to change according to where the sun is.
The sculpture appears to change according to where the sun is.

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Midleton.


Midleton wildlife.
Midleton wildlife.

Midleton Wildlife.
Midleton Wildlife.


Midleton Wildlife.
Midleton Wildlife.


Footbridge to Ballyannan Woods Forest Recreational Area.
Footbridge to Ballyannan Woods Forest Recreational Area.



https://www.coillte.ie/site/ballyannan-wood/
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Thoroughly enjoying this thread.
As a means of complimenting my SOAR collection, I have been taking pics of post offices in Ireland.
I am missing about 50 plus SOARs. And I reckon I have about 320 pics of post offices.
From May 2017, I have been entitled to free public transport..rail, coach, Dublin Bus, DART, Luas as well as the northern services.
When the Pandemic started, I think I had been to 160 plus towns and villages. Since LockDown has eased a little, we have managed to take some road trips in County Mayo/County Sligo last September and County Donegal around the same time.
In the last month we have been into County Louth.
I might even try uploading a few here.

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John.

A totally new thread on the post offices of Ireland would go down very well.

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I cant work out how to post pics.

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I can't work out how to post pics.
Here is the tutorial on how to do it.

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Tasmania has a lot of wonderful places to visit or live.
Actual Places
Actual Places

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Midleton.Co.Cork, Milltown Malbay.Co.Clare, Mitchelstown.Co.Cork, Monaghan.Co.Monaghan, Mountmellick.Co.Laois, Moville.Co.Donegal, Mullingar.Co.Westmeath, Naas.Co.Kildare, Navan.Co.Meath, Nenagh.Co.Tipperary.
MILLTOWN MALBAY. Co. CLARE. IRELAND.
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Post Office. Milltown Malbay, Ireland.
Post Office. Milltown Malbay, Ireland.

Aerial view of Milltown Malbay, Ireland.
Aerial view of Milltown Malbay, Ireland.

St Joseph's Church. Milltown Malbay.
St Joseph's Church. Milltown Malbay.

Former Train Station. Milltown Malbay.
Former Train Station. Milltown Malbay.

Main Street. Milltown Malbay, Ireland.
Main Street. Milltown Malbay, Ireland.

Willie Clancy Statue.
Willie Clancy Statue.
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I wonder if there is a place called 'Sample' ?

Would they have a sign saying "You're in Sample"
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There are at least four in the USA. I look forward to your report.
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Le Mont-Saint-Michel is a tidal island and mainland commune in Normandy, France.

The island lies approximately one kilometre (0.6 miles) off the country's north-western coast, at the mouth of the Couesnon River near Avranches and is 7 hectares (17 acres) in area. The mainland part of the commune is 393 hectares (971 acres) in area so that the total surface of the commune is 400 hectares (988 acres)

As of 2017, the island has a population of 30.

Mont Saint-Michel and its bay are on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.It is visited by more than 3 million people each year. Over 60 buildings within the commune are protected in France as monuments historiques.

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Midleton.Co.Cork, Milltown Malbay.Co.Clare, Mitchelstown.Co.Cork, Monaghan.Co.Monaghan, Mountmellick.Co.Laois, Moville.Co.Donegal, Mullingar.Co.Westmeath, Naas.Co.Kildare, Navan.Co.Meath, Nenagh.Co.Tipperary.
MITCHELSTOWN. Co. CORK. IRELAND.
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Post Office Mitchelstown, Ireland.
Post Office Mitchelstown, Ireland.

Street post box. Mitchelstown, Ireland.
Street post box. Mitchelstown, Ireland.
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