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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Get high resolution version » Young Buskers at the Willy Clancy Festival, Miltown Malbay, originally uploaded by blather. Festival, Miltown Malbay A quick break from the Alaska pictures. Here's one from Saturday last....Young buskers at the Willy Clancy Festival, Miltown Malbay, County Clare, in the west of Ireland. It's one of a load of traditional irish music festivals that happen ever summer here. Get high resolution version » Get high resolution version » Young buskers at the Willy Clancy Festival, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare. The festival runs for over a week every July, and is usually a fine example of mayhem. This young lad has broken a string. Want to use this photograph?

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } At the Bridges of Ross, Loop Head, Co. Clare, originally uploaded by blather. Get high resolution version » 2nd January 2006 - the brooding sky and sea, at the Bridges of Ross

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Fisherstreet, Doolin, Co. Clare, Ireland. Buy high resolution version »

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Photos and text by Dave Walsh Download High Rez verison »

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From Today's Clare People - a collection of my photographs , from St. Brigid's Well, near the Cliffs of Moher in Co. Clare, Ireland.

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Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare

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Get high resolution version of this photograph » Sitting prominently at the junction of the Ballyvaughan, Kilfenora and Corofin roads, Leamaneh castle is an impressive gothic pile stuck onto a tower house. It was once the home of the infamous Máire Rua who apparently outlived three husbands (and may have even dispatched one or two herself. For a 17th century woman (born around 1615), she wielded plenty of power, especially after her first husband ( Daniel Neylon of Dysert O'Dea) died and she took over his estate. Her second husband, Conor O'Brien of Leamaneh, died in a battle against the Cromwellians at the Pass of Inchicronan. This is where it gets interesting. In some versions of the story, he was taken home to be nursed. She would have realised that his rebellion would have meant forfeiture of his property, so as soon as he was dead, she got all dressed...