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Around County Wexford

Some photos I shot in the course of a day in various parts of Wexford, southeast Ireland. Vote up your favourite photos and don’t forget to add a reaction down below πŸ™‚

#1 Across the Slaney (1)

A view across the Slaney Valley from high ground in Wexford (Graiguemore) to the Blackstairs Mountains on the other side, in Carlow and Kilkenny. Rather flarey sunset πŸ™‚

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#2 Gibbet Hill

Gibbet Hill is just across from where I live. I can tell the wind speed without even poking my nose outside!

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#3 St Patrick’s Church

St Patrick's Church, Wexford. This is a medieval church which has lain in ruins since before the Great Famine in 1840. Nature finds a way, and now plants grow from its crevices. I think those patches of purple are Digitalis (foxglove).

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#4 View across the Slaney (2)

Sun sinking into the Blackstairs Mountains silhouetting the top bar of an aluminium farm gate.

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#5 Rudbeckia

Rudbeckia 'Summerina Yellow' (Black-Eyed Susan) for sale in a garden centre in Clonroche.

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#6 St Edan’s Cathedral

St Edan's Cathedral, Ferns, founded 598 AD. Ferns was once an important, thriving centre in Ireland's southeast. Now, although it still straddles the main road south from Dublin, you drive through it in the blink of an eye. This cathedral wall suggests some of the town's former grandeur.

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#7 The Gaelic Bar

After all that gallivanting, a refreshing pint of Guinness was most welcome, at the Gaelic Bar in Wexford town.

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