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By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2019
Arrival of the Carmelite Order Marker
Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Arrival of the Carmelite Order
On Milford Street at Poe's Hill, on the right when traveling north on Milford Street.

To commemorate the arrival of the Carmelite Order in Ireland Leighlinbridge 1271

Jubilee 2000 ———————— Comoradh ar theacht na Mbrathar mban go Heirinn . . . — Map (db m136334) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Birthplace of John Tyndall FRS1820-1893
On Milford Street at Poe's Hill, on the right when traveling north on Milford Street.

Experimenter & Educationalist

Light Pipe : IR Analysis : Respiration Analyser — Map (db m136205) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Brian Mulroney Ancestral Home Visit
On Milford Street at Poe's Hill, on the right when traveling north on Milford Street.

Planted 12 July 1991 by the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney Prime Minister of Canada to mark the occasion of his visit to his ancestral home. . . . — Map (db m136332) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Cardinal Patrick Francis Joseph Moran(1830-1911)
On Poe's Hill just south of Milford Street, on the left when traveling south.
. . . — Map (db m136351) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Culm Crusher
On Milford Street at Poe's Hill, on the right when traveling north on Milford Street.

Now part of our industrial heritage, culm crushers are remnants of the coal mining industry in the Coal Measures Hills of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Concentrated mostly in the areas around Old Leighlin and Castlecomer, they were a . . . — Map (db m136345) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — 5 — Gairdín cuimhneachain / Garden of Remembrance
On Milford Street just north of Main Street, on the right when traveling north.

Déantar cuimhneachán ar go leor daoine áitiúla móra le rá anseo. Ach bealach ar leith atá sa Mheilteoir Colmais chun comóradh a dhéanamh ar shaol laethúil mhuintir eile an tsráidbhaile.

D'úsáid siad an chloch ollmhór ar chúis . . . — Map (db m136446) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — 6 — Gairdín na nDealbh / Sculpture Garden
On Milford Street just north of Main Street, on the left when traveling north.

Déantar cuimhneamh i nGairdín na nDealbh ar thriúr de na mic ba mhó le rá i Leithghlinn an Droichid: John Tyndall, Comhalta den Chumann Ríoga, arbh é an chéad duine a chruthaigh gurb ann don larmhairt Cheaptha Teasa, an Cairdinéal . . . — Map (db m136426) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Ireland's First Toll Bridge1335
On Milford Street at Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Milford Street.

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. — Map (db m136199) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — John Tyndall(1820-1893) — Man of Science —
On Milford Street 0.03 kilometers south of Poe's Hill, on the right when traveling south.

The story of John Tyndall is one of courage, passion and idealism. A story of the highest personal success achievable by any person of humble beginnings in his time. — Map (db m136381) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Leighlinbridge Malt Houses
On Milford Street at Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Milford Street.

Supplied malt to breweries & distilleries of Ireland via the navigable River Barrow

As we're tied, Side by side, At the Quay of Leighlin, O. — Map (db m136201) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Myles Walter Keogh(1840-1876)
On Milford Street at Poe's Hill, on the left when traveling north on Milford Street.

The Colonel from Leighlin who died in one of the greatest battles to grip the public imagination, The Battle of the Little Big Horn or what became known as Custer's Last Stand. — Map (db m136355) WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Nicholas Aylward Vigors FRS1785-1840
On Milford Street at Poe's Hill, on the right when traveling north on Milford Street.

Zoologist & Scientific Reformer

founder of Zoological Society & First Secretary 1826

Ornithological Researches — Map (db m136206) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Nurse Margaret Kehoe
On Milford Street at Poe's Hill, on the right when traveling north on Milford Street.

In Memory Of Nurse Margaret Kehoe Orchard, Leighlinbridge. Born on 17th March 1867 who was shot dead while carrying out her duties at The South Dublin Union (St James Hospital) on Easter Monday April 24th . . . — Map (db m136335) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — River Barrow / An Bhearú
On Milford Street at Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Milford Street.

Second longest river in Ireland, 192 km, one of the Three Sisters

Whilst we lie Snug and dry, At the Quay of Leighlin, O. — Map (db m136200) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Sisters of Mercy1910 - 2010
On Milford Street at Poe's Hill, on the right when traveling north on Milford Street.

A Tribute to the Sisters of Mercy in Leighlin in Appreciation of their service to the community since 1910 — Map (db m136331) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — The Tyndall WayAn Sli Tyndall
On Milford Street just north of Main Street, on the right when traveling north.

From 1837-39 John Tyndall and his sister, Emma travelled the River Barrow towpath to Ballinabranna school, 4 miles distant. On the way they would occasionally join with their teacher, John Conwill who lived near the towpath at Rathornan and . . . — Map (db m136347) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — welcome to leighlinbridge - the garden village
On Milford Street just north of Main Street, on the left when traveling north.

Leighlinbridge enjoys a range of gardens, built and designed by the local community to commemorate various aspects of village life over the years.

The Millenium Garden, located on Ballyknockan Hill, was built to celebrate the New . . . — Map (db m136384) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — World War I Memorial1914 - 1918
On Milford Street at Poe's Hill, on the right when traveling north on Milford Street.

[County Carlow Roll of Honored Dead] — Map (db m136343) WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Rathvilly — Doyle Family Shoeing Stone
On National Route N81, on the left when traveling south.

This shoeing stone has been in the Doyle Family of the Moate for five generations and has been donated by them to the people of Rathvilly ———————— The shoeing stone was . . . — Map (db m136195) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Rathvilly — Kevin Gerard Barry
On National Route N81, on the left when traveling north.

H. Company 1st. Batt. Dublin Brigade I.R.A. of Tombeach in the Parish of Rathvilly Born in Dublin 20th. January 1902 Taken in Action against British troops 20th September 1920 Hanged in Mountjoy Jail 1st. November 1920 . . . — Map (db m136190) HM WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Rathvilly — RathvillyCarlow Towns and Villages — Ireland's Ancient East —
On National Route N81, on the left when traveling south.

Rathvilly nestles at the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains on the River Staney in the lush, green landscape of Ireland's Ancient East. The name Rathvilly derives from the Irish for 'Ring Fort of the Trees'. The village and its surrounds has a . . . — Map (db m136197) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Rathvilly — The Rathvilly Rose
On National Route N81, on the right when traveling south.

To Mark The 50th Anniversary Of Rathvilly All Ireland Tidy Town Win In 1961 This Plaque Was Unveiled On The 18th June 2011 By The Minister For The Environment Mr Phil Hogan TD . . . — Map (db m136193) HM


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