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Places to visit

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The Dunbrody

Driving through New Ross the SS Dunbrody catches your eye. It lies hard against the main road moored on the river.   She is a fine tall ship with part furled top gallants and tidy lines.  Immediately the thoughts fly by- why is she here? The answer brings chilling stories of Irish migrants fleeing to America [...]

By | June 20th, 2016|Places to visit|1 Comment

To be a Pilgrim- Lady’s Island

Lady’s Island Just within walking distance from St Margaret's and Carne Bay is a place of pilgrimage to Our Lady. Lady's Island welcomes with a sign on the road and two blazing white statues of Mary, mother of Jesus, dominating an otherwise gentle landscape with reed filled marshes in a silver lake. People gathered there [...]

By | May 8th, 2016|Places to visit|0 Comments