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2008-07-26 18:00:22

1. Scenery Donegal is breathtaking with misty mountains, serene lakes and dramatic coastlines. There are some fantastic walks and drives around the county. Welsh poet Dylan Thomas spent a summer there in 1935, in a bid to try and stay away from the bottle and to gain inspiration. 2. Glenveagh National Park in Letterkenny 16,540 hectares of mountains, lakes, glens and woods, with a herd of red deer. A Scottish style castle is surrounded by one of the finest gardens in Ireland,...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'