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Kenmare, Co. Kerry 1837
An excerpt from Samuel Lewis Kenmare – A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland 1837: Kenmare, a post-town and parish, in the barony of GLANEROUGH, county of KERRY, and province of MUNSTER, ...
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Dingle, Co. Kerry 1837
An excerpt from Samuel Lewis Dingle - A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland 1837: Dingle is the most westerly town in Ireland; it is situated in lat. 52o 10' 30" and ...
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National Famine Commemoration Day
National Famine Commemoration Day 2020 should be taking place to-day in Buncrana, Co. Donegal but due to current Covid 19 circumstances, the ceremony will take place instead at the Edward ...
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Lord Dunraven, Garnish & Sneem
I got a number of interesting comments on my last blog on Sneem. One, in particular, was most interesting. -It was an explanatory piece from Bob Frewen that he had ...
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