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Card from Northern Ireland The Causeway Coast.
Card from Northern Ireland The Causeway Coast.
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Stamp of U.K. on reverse of last card.
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Card from myself from Cork  2019, on a pre-Covid cruise. I prefer Guinness as Murphys make me lie on my side too
Card from myself from Cork 2019, on a pre-Covid cruise. I prefer Guinness as Murphys make me lie on my side too
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Stamp of Ireland (SOAR) on reverse of last card.
Stamp of Ireland (SOAR) on reverse of last card.
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An Oliver Plunkett Street SOAR, I see. Nice.

Next time try a pint of Beamish - much nicer IMHO. :ugeek:
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Card from Ulster to my Youngest daughter from my sister. Carrick-a-Rede is a small inhabited island of the north coast of Co Antrim near Giants Causeway. It is connected to the mainland by a narrow suspension rope bridge. In the sea below thousands of Salmon stream during the spawning season from the Atlantic.
Card from Ulster to my Youngest daughter from my sister. Carrick-a-Rede is a small inhabited island of the north coast of Co Antrim near Giants Causeway. It is connected to the mainland by a narrow suspension rope bridge. In the sea below thousands of Salmon stream during the spawning season from the Atlantic.
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Stamp of U.K. on reverse of the last posted card.
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Waffle - is Carrick-a-Rede inhabited??
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Admittedly I have not been near the place for some 30 years,but, the last time I was up that way, there was a manned warning light for shipping, a house used by seasonal salmon fishermen and a small cottage used by the rope bridge guardians. I am not sure if the habitation is permanent or not.

Not terribly fond of Beamish. Grew up on Guinness. It was served to debilitated patients at the Royal Victoria Hospital and Belfast City Hospital during my student days. Some mysteriously found its way into the resident student's quarters as well-who would have believed it possible?
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Card of Ballynahinch Castle Hotel Co Galway from my sister, on one of her frequent salmon fishing trips down south with her married boyfriend. They had carried on a 40 year affair. I put his head through a window at Woodvale cricket club house after some disparaging remarks about her. Sadly both were alcoholics and died from liver failure.
Card of Ballynahinch Castle Hotel Co Galway from my sister, on one of her frequent salmon fishing trips down south with her married boyfriend. They had carried on a 40 year affair. I put his head through a window at Woodvale cricket club house after some disparaging remarks about her. Sadly both were alcoholics and died from liver failure.
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Stamp of Ireland on reverse of previous card post.
Stamp of Ireland on reverse of previous card post.
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Card from Giant's Causeway Co. Antrim
Card from Giant's Causeway Co. Antrim
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Stamp of U.K. on reverse of previous card posted.
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P.C. A card from an original watercolour of Ballynahinch Castle Hotel in Co Galway where my sister frequently stayed on salmon fishing trips.
P.C. A card from an original watercolour of Ballynahinch Castle Hotel in Co Galway where my sister frequently stayed on salmon fishing trips.
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Stamp of Ireland on reverse of above card.
Stamp of Ireland on reverse of above card.
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Card from Northern Ireland. Scrabo tower stands on a ridge top above the town of Newtownards in Co Down where my wife was born and lived until we married.
Card from Northern Ireland. Scrabo tower stands on a ridge top above the town of Newtownards in Co Down where my wife was born and lived until we married.
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Stamp of U.K. on reverse of above card.
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Scrabo Tower:
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The View from Scrabo.
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I think that it is just the height of the PC being more than the width confuses the computers selector as to which way is up.
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Card of Harvey's Point Country Hotel Co. Donegal from my sister on another attempted salmon fishing trip.
Card of Harvey's Point Country Hotel Co. Donegal from my sister on another attempted salmon fishing trip.
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Stamp of Ireland on reverse of above card.
Stamp of Ireland on reverse of above card.
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Card from Carnfunnock Country Park near Larne Co.Antrim. Now there is a tongue twister for you. Was not there when we left in 1976.
Card from Carnfunnock Country Park near Larne Co.Antrim. Now there is a tongue twister for you. Was not there when we left in 1976.
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Stamp of U.K. on reverse of above card.
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Card of Dublin's sights Sent by my sister on one of her frequent trips down south.
Card of Dublin's sights Sent by my sister on one of her frequent trips down south.
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Stamp of Ireland on reverse of the above card.
Stamp of Ireland on reverse of the above card.
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To follow a card from Ireland's capital, a card from Ulster's capital.
To follow a card from Ireland's capital, a card from Ulster's capital.
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Stamp of The U.K. on the reverse of the above card.
Stamp of The U.K. on the reverse of the above card.
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Greetings from Dublin with the ubiqutous Molly Malone and the River Liffey's Halfpenny Bridge. Another from my sister.
Greetings from Dublin with the ubiqutous Molly Malone and the River Liffey's Halfpenny Bridge. Another from my sister.
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Stamp of Ireland on Reverse of the above card.
Stamp of Ireland on Reverse of the above card.
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Composite card of Co.Down scenes Scrabo Tower, The Mourne Mountains and Donaghadee Lighthouse feature prominently.
Composite card of Co.Down scenes Scrabo Tower, The Mourne Mountains and Donaghadee Lighthouse feature prominently.
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Stamp of U.K. on reverse of above Card.
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No mare from dawn South, I gave most to Puffin as he collects postcards but I still have about 5 or 6 from Ulster. I will post the wide ones first.
Card from Northern Ireland The ruined 13th century Armagh Friary.
Card from Northern Ireland The ruined 13th century Armagh Friary.
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Stamp of the U.K. on reverse of the above card.
Stamp of the U.K. on reverse of the above card.
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Card of Queens Universirt, Belfast at night best viewed from the top floor of the Students' Union across University Road.
Card of Queens Universirt, Belfast at night best viewed from the top floor of the Students' Union across University Road.
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Stamp of U.K. on reverse of above card.Sent by my 2 daughters, when they spent a tear working in Belfast 2010-2011. It cured them of any longing for their homeland!
Stamp of U.K. on reverse of above card.Sent by my 2 daughters, when they spent a tear working in Belfast 2010-2011. It cured them of any longing for their homeland!
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Here are 4 Irish railway postcards from 1995 .
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Marvellous cards. I am jealous and wish I had them!
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I love these postcards. I wonder how many were actually dispatched to the addressees.

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Sadly the last series of cards posted on this thread were never postally used. The next three nay well end up on their sides as they are taller rather than wide.
Card from Belfast, the clock on the Belfast Telegraph Office, afree card sent to all residents to promote Belfast.
Card from Belfast, the clock on the Belfast Telegraph Office, afree card sent to all residents to promote Belfast.
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Stamp of U.K. on reverse of the Belfast Telegraph Card. while still at school, primary and high, I delivered the 2 editions of the Tele(4PM & 6PM) in the streets round my father's shop for pocketmoney.
Stamp of U.K. on reverse of the Belfast Telegraph Card. while still at school, primary and high, I delivered the 2 editions of the Tele(4PM & 6PM) in the streets round my father's shop for pocketmoney.
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Cullen wrote:
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I love these postcards. I wonder how many were actually dispatched to the addressees.


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Tall card of Mani entrance to Queens University Belfast, certain to turn on it's side.
Tall card of Mani entrance to Queens University Belfast, certain to turn on it's side.
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Stamp of U.K. on reverse of above card.
Stamp of U.K. on reverse of above card.
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Tall card from the Giants Causeway from my sister. It, tpp, will turn on it's side.
Tall card from the Giants Causeway from my sister. It, tpp, will turn on it's side.
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Stamp of U.K. on reverse of above card.
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Card from Londonderry Sent by me to my children on my last ever visit to Ulster to settle my sisters estate.
Card from Londonderry Sent by me to my children on my last ever visit to Ulster to settle my sisters estate.
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Stamp of U.K. on reverse of last post.
Stamp of U.K. on reverse of last post.
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Ahoj everone!

Sadly I have never been to the Emerald Isle. but I do have a couple of postcards .

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and another

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Re: Share your Irish postcards.

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and finally a pre-independence one from Dublin, written in Esperanto and posted to Prague in the newly independent country of Czechoslovakia.


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The Liffey and Customs House from O'Connell Bridge Dublin

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Cheers,

Honza

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