Gougane Barra, A Live History

Gougane Barra, a live history

Gougane Barra is a settlement to the west of Cork, close to Macroom. It's one of the tourist attractions the southern part of Ireland. The name comes from Saint Finbarr who built a monastery on a small island in the nearby lake during the 6th century. It's said that the current ruins were build by priest Denis O'Mahony around 1700. Gougane Barra was a safe place for Roman Catholics to celebrate during the penal laws.
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Ballincollig Regional Park

Ballincollig Regional Park

Ballingcolig AFC Regional Park

Ballincollig Regional Park was the place where Britain used to manufacture gunpowder. It used to be shipped to it’s armed forces worldwide via the Cork City Port during the 18th century to the start of 19th century. The abandoned gunpowder mills complex is still standing at the location, along with most of the original buildings.

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Bird’s Eye View

Bird’s Eye View

If you dream of travelling the world and seeing it all from a bird’s-eye view, these sweeping, epic panoramic photos by AirPano might be one of the best ways to do it. This team of Russian photographers and specialists travels the world to take stunning aerial photos of the world’s most beautiful locations.
“Although we usually photograph from a helicopter, we also like to shoot from an airplane, a dirigible, a hot air balloon, and a radio-controlled helicopter,” they write. The most interesting thing about their approach, however, is the fully 360-degree displays that they make available on their websites. Using AirPano’s special viewer, visitors can pan around and look in every direction, making them feel like they’re really on location.

Westerdok Disctrict, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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