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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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David Molloy
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I like this site. Every town should have a website similar to this one. There is little point in having a community website with only static content on it. The interactive menu should ensure return visits. Best of luck with it. :grin
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