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The Old Bridge Carrick-on-Suir

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The Old Bridge is situated at the end of Bridge Street, off the Main Street. This seven arched bridge dates back to the mid 15th. Century. It predates the voyage of Columbus to the New World. Originally built in c.1447 by Edmund MacRichard Butler it was for centuries the first bridge above the estuary and hence strategically important as a link between south Leinster and east Munster.


 

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Sean O' Brien
Greetings from Sheffield
Greetings from Sheffield. 8) Yesterday I finally made it out to Carrick, where I briefly saw the birthplace of my dad, John Bernard O`Brien, dob 4 Dec 1934, and my wife asnd I will be back to stay again later in the year. I loved the place, thanks al...
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