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Saturday, October 29, 2022


 Comeragh Mountain can best  be climbed from the hill between the Mahon and Tay valleys, from where this fence was photographed.  

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Ahenny Houses

 Built for Welsh slate quarry workers in the 1800s, I've been told. 

Sunday, October 9, 2022

A Trip to Tipp

                                                                                                                                                               You'd never know who you'd meet at Marlfield!

Had pleasant conversations with many others also including a gentleman from Kerala, India.

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Knocksheegowna in the Comeraghs


Ready to Shoot!


Wednesday, October 5, 2022

É I R I U by John Hayes, Special Branch Carvers

Read about it in the
current edition of the
'Waterford News & Star'. 

The carving was completely destroyed!

Bog Cotton

 Bog Cotton & Reeds at Lough Doire Bhile, Co. Tipperary.

Sunday, October 2, 2022

The Status Quo in Ukraine on 2nd Oct. 2022.

 Read the latest news from the 'New York Times'

 Just imagine a few of these in the local cotton mill!
(from a personal collection of such engravings from 1800s)

From October 2nd to November 4th, 142 people viewed this image!

. . . and now on Dec. 3rd (since Oct. 2nd)  the number of viewers has reached 290!