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Leighlinbridge in County Carlow, Leinster, Ireland — Mid-East (and Dublin)
 

Ireland's First Toll Bridge

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Ireland's First Toll Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2019
1. Ireland's First Toll Bridge Marker
Inscription.  

The Kavanaghs
dominated this area.
To use the bridge
The Crown
paid
Black Rent

Safe shall sail
Through life's gale,
From the Quay of Leighlin, O.
Rowan McCombe.


 
Location. 52° 44.189′ N, 6° 58.726′ W. Marker is in Leighlinbridge, Leinster, in County Carlow. Marker is at the intersection of Milford Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Milford Street. Marker is near the River Barrow, between the bridge and the memorial garden. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leighlinbridge, Leinster R93 YX39, Ireland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leighlinbridge Malt Houses (here, next to this marker); River Barrow / An Bhearú (here, next to this marker); John Tyndall (within shouting distance of this marker); welcome to leighlinbridge - the garden village (within shouting distance of this marker); Gairdín cuimhneachain / Garden of Remembrance (within shouting distance of this marker); Gairdín na nDealbh / Sculpture Garden
Ireland's First Toll Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2019
2. Ireland's First Toll Bridge Marker
At right
(within shouting distance of this marker); Cardinal Patrick Francis Joseph Moran (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tyndall Way (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leighlinbridge.
 
Also see . . .  Leighlinbridge at Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 4, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsSettlements & Settlers
 
Leighlinbridge's Current River Barrow Bridge image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2019
3. Leighlinbridge's Current River Barrow Bridge
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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