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Glenregan Loop

Back again, this time to tackle the Glenregan Loop. Having visited the previous week and done the Glinsk Castle Loop I now had the knowledge of which direction to head from the trail head. 207 more words



When I told people I went/was going to Birr in County Offaly, the general response was a look of utter confusion, and “why?????”. I said that I saw a nice picture, and that it was a good way to make a circle back to Galway. 883 more words


Glinsk Castle Loop

Firstly, many thanks to my beautiful wife for the birthday gift of a new pair of hiking boots.  The old pair of Meindls had served their time, and I’d walked the soles off them.   200 more words


The King’s County: Epitome of its History, Topography & C. (Birr, 1883, reprinted 1998.) Review by Dorothee Bibby

Recently, I purchased a little booklet ‘The Kings County: Epitome of its History, Topography & C. by J. St. George Joyce ’ at the Offaly History bookshop at Bury Quay, Tullamore. 1,639 more words

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Midlands Photography Group Clubs Challenge Competition 20th November 2016

The 2nd Midlands Photography Group Clubs Challenge was held at the Tullamore Court Hotel, County Offaly, Ireland on Sunday 20th November 2016.
The 7 clubs: South Kildare Photography Club; Mountrath and District Camera Club; Slieve Bloom Photography Club; Birr Photography Group; Athy Photographic Society; Happy Snappers; and Mountmellick Camera Club. 226 more words