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Val Byrne - Artist

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For illustrated TOURS OF IRELAND, finding your VISUAL ROOTS,and more , all using the images in this site Remember behind every image there is a story which is not possible to illustrate in a gallery context. www.irishlinksworldwide.com Welcome to My Ireland I was born in Dublin and attended University College Dublin graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture degree.   After a short spell of working in London I returned to Ireland and set up an architectural practice which was very successful.   After becoming a member of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland I was elected a Fellow in...more
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Co. CARLOW... images

Carlow, with an area of 346 square miles, is the smallest county but one of the Irish counties. Its eastern part, through which the River Slaney flows, is an extension of the Wicklow granite area; and this rock forms the long ridge of the Blackstairs Moutains along the Wexford border to the south-east. West of this lies the fertile limestone land of the Barrow valley, beyond which, in the north-west, is pleasant upland country, shared by Carlow with the counties of Kilkenny and Laois. The county has some pleasant scenery, interesting ancient monuments and facilities for angling, shooting, hunting and golf. Numerous walks and tours may be made from the various centres, and in the Blackstairs Mountains there is scope for the climber and ridge-walker. The following families are the most common surnames in Co. Carlow during the past two centuries, byrne, brennan, gahan, hayden, mcdonald, whelan, neill, nolan, ryan, cahill, carew, doyle, fortune, cavanagh, kavanagh, kinsella, bolger, .

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