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We offer walking tours in Dutch, Flemish, German and English in Ireland focusing on, but not excluding, the Cork area. We also work for a number of national tour operators for guided tours and/or coach tours. We offer a range of different tours that can be customised to your needs and your time constraints and adapted to your wishes. We also offer day tours for groups wishing to visit Cork or the province of Munster. Our rates are competitive and we are committed to giving you the best deal possible. Feel free to send us a message and we will reply as soon as we can.

Wir bieten Stadt- und Rundführungen an in Niederländisch, Flämisch, Deutsch und Englisch in Irland. Wir arbeiten auch für nationalen Reiseveranstalter für Führungen und/oder Busreisen. Wir bieten eine Reihe von verschiedenen Touren und Führungen, die für Ihren Bedürfnissen und Ihrem Zeitdruck angepasst und auf Ihre Wünsche angepasst werden können. Wir bieten auch Tagestouren für Gruppen, die Cork oder die Provinz Munster besuchen möchten. Unsere Preise sind wettbewerbsfähig, und wir sind entschlossen, zu sorgen dass Sie das beste Angebot möglich bekommen. Schicken Sie uns eine Nachricht und wir werden so schnell wie möglich zu beantworten.

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St. Patrick’s Stone, Portpatrick, Wigtownshire

The Northern Antiquarian

Cup-Marked Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NX 0010 5411

Archaeology & History

Very little is known about this long-lost carving, whose primary information comes from the folklore records.  Apparently it was found on a rock a short distance south of the destroyed St. Patrick’s Well and the two sites seem to have had a traditional relationship with each other.  The carving had a foot-shaped motif on the rock, and a number of other cup-markings; but I can find no account as to whether the ‘foot’ carving possessed ‘toes’, as seen on the impressive Cochno Stone, north of Glasgow.  It may have been little more that the petroglyphic ‘feet’ seen on the recently discovered and aptly-named Footprint Stone, or those on the newly rediscovered Witches Stone; but we cannot discount it being larger, like the Footprint Stone of Dunadd.  If we could locate an early sketch of…

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5 Firsts that changed the world

Heritage Calling

England’s historic places have seen some of the world’s most important scientific advances and discoveries.

Many are still there for us to visit and imagine – what must it have been like to be the first?

These 5 places were nominated for A History of England in 100 Places in the category of Science and Discovery. They didn’t make the final list, but we couldn’t pass up the chance to share them anyway.

You can still get involved in helping us put together a list of 100 Places that tell in England’s story. Find out more here.

5 Firsts that changed the world:

1. Leeds Bridge

Leeds_Bridge-geograph.org.uk-3481048 Leeds Bridge David Dixon

Location: 1 Dock Street, Leeds LS10 1NB

You may have heard that the first ciné films were made by the Lumiere brothers, or perhaps it was Thomas Edison? In fact, French inventor Louis Le Prince made the first ciné films…

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