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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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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