Barrow Way (Carlow) June 2012 28-29/06/2012

Stormy Skies The Forge B&B, Ullard, near Borris in Co. Carlow. We spent a couple of days here while visiting the area to do a bit of walking and sightseeing. Run by Elaine...
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Stormy Skies
The Forge B&B, Ullard, near Borris in Co. Carlow. We spent a couple of days here while visiting the area to do a bit of walking and sightseeing. Run by Elaine…
The Forge This sky was stormy when we arrived, fortunately it didn't stay that way
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The Forge
This sky was stormy when we arrived, fortunately it didn't stay that way
What Mountains? Looking towards the Blackstairs Mountains, hidden by cloud cover
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What Mountains?
Looking towards the Blackstairs Mountains, hidden by cloud cover
Place to relax The Forge has a nice garden to chill out in (if the sun would come out)
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Place to relax
The Forge has a nice garden to chill out in (if the sun would come out)
Blackstairs Mountains Viewed from The Forge garden when the sky cleared
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Blackstairs Mountains
Viewed from The Forge garden when the sky cleared
Ullard Church Historic church in Ullard, Kilkenny
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Ullard Church
Historic church in Ullard, Kilkenny
Doorway Romanesque doorway of Ullard Church
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Doorway
Romanesque doorway of Ullard Church
Interior Apart from having no roof, the church is quite well preserved
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Interior
Apart from having no roof, the church is quite well preserved
Ullard High Cross It is hard to make out the carvings on the cross. It is also hard to take a photo without the concrete wall in the background. The wall is actually part of a...
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Ullard High Cross
It is hard to make out the carvings on the cross. It is also hard to take a photo without the concrete wall in the background. The wall is actually part of a…
River Barrow Our first view of The Barrow, looking downstream from Ballytiglea Bridge, on the main road from Graiguenamanagh to Borris
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River Barrow
Our first view of The Barrow, looking downstream from Ballytiglea Bridge, on the main road from Graiguenamanagh to Borris
Upstream The view upstream from Ballytiglea Bridge
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Upstream
The view upstream from Ballytiglea Bridge
Ballytiglea Bridge Due to all the rain the river was fairly high and fast flowing
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Ballytiglea Bridge
Due to all the rain the river was fairly high and fast flowing
Looking back A quick look back along the towpath towards the bridge
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Looking back
A quick look back along the towpath towards the bridge
First lock The first lock on our journey, Borris Lock, came into view
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First lock
The first lock on our journey, Borris Lock, came into view
Canal Lock The pretty lock keeper's cottage at Borris Lock
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Canal Lock
The pretty lock keeper's cottage at Borris Lock
Tourists Anne, Lynn and Gary stop for a look
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Tourists
Anne, Lynn and Gary stop for a look
Sit down protest Anne takes a seat
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Sit down protest
Anne takes a seat
Clearing skies In the distance it was starting to brighten up
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Clearing skies
In the distance it was starting to brighten up
Coats Off Everyone started to get warm so the coats came off
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Coats Off
Everyone started to get warm so the coats came off
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