Thursday, 30 January 2014

Sligo - Ireland

Europe-Ireland-Sligo  Rosses Point is a famous part of Sligo. This is the West Coast of Ireland. Very picturesque . Had dinner overlooking here on a beautiful evening. 

This Postcard is showing a Stamp featuring Trim Castle in  Co.Meath. This is great Castle to visit and was also used in the making of the film "Braveheart" , which as set in Scotland. 

Europe-Ireland-Sligo  This is Sligo the main town is also called Sligo . Famous for being the birth place of William Butler  Yates , the well known Irish Poet. 

Ireland has only ever issued one set of stamps that you can have a personalised photo on. This is the stamp which was issued in May 2000 at the World Stamp Exhibition in London. I was there hence my photo at the time . 

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