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Are you ready for Part 2 of my Lisbane/Lisbarnet trip?  As I mentioned on Monday, Lisbarnet and Lisbane have confused me for years.

This week’s research has taught me that driving south from Comber on the A22, I reach Lisbarnet townland first. 358 more words



This week gives me an opportunity to end my confusion over two townlands in County Down with similar names – Lisbane and Lisbarnet(t).  They are both located between Comber and Killyleagh, in and around the village of Lisbane, and they share a community centre, but which is which? 305 more words


Glass Moss

Glass Moss is a tiny townland in County Down, measuring only 37 acres.  It straddles the A21 road between Comber and Newtownards.  There are no signs to mark the townland, but it includes the intersection of the dual carriageway with the… 327 more words


Tilbury teen Amy Natyshak crowned Miss CNE

Tilbury’s Amy Natyshak has been crowned 2016-17 CNE ambassador of the Fairs at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto.

Eighteen-year-old Natyshak was representing the Comber Agricultural Society as Miss Comber Fair 2015 and succeeded in beating out 73 other contestants. 314 more words

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What's going on: Windsor-Essex entertainment events Aug. 4 to 10

Thursday, Aug. 4

What a way to make a livin’

She’s a country music legend and the pride of Tennessee: Dolly Parton. Now 70 years old, country music’s all-time most-honoured female recording artist is still working 9 to 5. 1,448 more words


Comber cycling trail would be great with trees

Re: Province doles out $1.3 million for regional cycling routes, by Doug Schmidt, Apr. 22

Thanks to Leamington and Lakeshore town councils for putting in the walking/biking trail on the old railway property between Leamington and Comber. 195 more words



This post from the townland of Ringneill has been a long time coming.

I drove along the Ringneill Road in July 2015, and stopped to take this photo. 386 more words