County Waterford, Ireland

Ardmore’s lovely coastline has multiple beaches to call its own. Pebble Beach, The Strand, Curragh and Ballyquin all have unique geographical characteristics and are all beautiful in their own right. In this view of Ballyquin, you can see the water is almost tropical in its appearance.

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Oreos

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Curragh

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Tinkerbells

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Moonscape

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Tidal Pool

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Divebomber

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Dandelions are sometimes referred to asĀ Piss-th’-beds in Ireland and the British Isles. Apparently the term derived from when yellow fever was prevalent in the area. Nonetheless, the rumor persists that whoever touches them will wet their bed afterwards.

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Murderous

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While flat wall handball is believed to have been played as far back as ancient Egypt, the game took off in Ireland. The earliest written record of a similar ball game is contained in the town statutes of Galway in 1527, which forbade the playing of ball games against the walls of the town. The court below was built in 1875 and served as both a handball alley and place for local dances because of its great acoustics.

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Lismore Cathedral

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Commanding features

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Gridlock

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Stations

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Pencilitti – 1927

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Creepers

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Downtown Lismore

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Wonderwall

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Greenway

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Feed Corn

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Monday night hooley at the Marine Bar

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Non-decorum

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Good Craic

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Inside the abandoned mansion on the sea.

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Oceanview

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Seeing the bones of the house was fascinating. The builders used everything from slate to wood to concrete to patch the house together.

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Nature finds a way

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Most of the fireplaces had been ripped out by vandals, but some of the beautiful brickwork remained.

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Concritti

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Rockpile

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The striations of different rocks and minerals were fascinating along the beach

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Between the cracks

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Ripple effect

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Youghal

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Troubles

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Dinner Menu

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Up the Blackwater

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Eddie

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Riverside Drive

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Not too shabby

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Monk’s monastery, originally built in the 6th century

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No egrets

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Rain clouds

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Old Crypt outside of St. Mary’s church – Notice the feather coming out of the lock

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Shadowdancer

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Broken memories

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The timbers of St. Mary’s, originally built in the 12th century

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Lookouts

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Relics

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Remnants from the Great War

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Chicken Scratch

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Downtown

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The Waterford Greenway – A 45km bike path made in an old railroad bed

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People left little painted wooden ornaments along the path

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The tunnel

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Grotto

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Along the River Suir

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Breakfast

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Overlook

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Some Irish cities have intricate drains for controlling runoff

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A Bla is a fluffy roll used for breakfast sandwiches

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Watchdog

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The street art in Waterford City is very impressive

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Tipperary

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Mount Melleray Monastery

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Jote

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Longview

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