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Saturday, March 25, 2023

Daffodil Day 2023

 Volunteer collectors outside Fogartys' shop -

Johnny Crotty and Jean  Walsh with donor Louis Dunne in centre.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023


 This plant has more than ten names, including 'Cuckoo Pint', also 'Lords & Ladies'. Highly poisonous red berries appear on the female plant. 
Much more information about the plant on 

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Princesses Eithne and Fidelma

 A window in a Drogheda* church.

The baptism took place at Ogulla Holy Well, Tulsk, Co. Roscommon.

(well worth a visit)

The two were daughters of King Laoghaire of Connacht

and grand-daughters of Niall of the Nine Hostages. 

* name not recorded

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Lá 'le Pádraig shona daoibh go léir!

Mayfield House

 The basement and ground floor of part of the building.
                                                      Soon to become a first class hotel.                                                                                

Saturday, March 11, 2023

Traditional Musician in Curraghmore . . .

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Friday, March 10, 2023

Comeraghs Snow, March 10th 2023.

 Luckily for us, there was little or no snow near at hand, despite the dire warnings for much of the rest of the country. Above can be seen the position in the nearby mountains at 2.00 pm today, 10.3.2023. Snow on the Comeraghs was heavier earlier in the year!

St. Patrick's Day 2023

 St. Patrick's Day - 17th March.

Lá Fheile Pádraig - 17ú Márta.

                                                                                                                                                                    Trees from near Tower Hill  Cottages!

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Thursday, March 9, 2023

Clever Wicklow Advertising

 Former Court House - now an Arts Centre
(I should have spelt Tinahely correctly!!!)