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Old Barracks, Cahersiveen, Co.Kerry

THE OLD BARRACKS 1
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Old Barracks,Cahersiveen, Co.Kerry
Landscape photography : Nigel Borrington

Old Barracks,Cahersiveen, Co.Kerry

The Barracks was constructed between 1870 and 1875 and served as the Royal Irish Constabulary Barracks. It has an interesting history which can be further looked at in the information page.

Today it serves as a Heritage Centre for the Iveragh Peninsula. It is home to various exhibitions that relate to the local area, including The Great Southern and Western Railway, The Life and Times of Daniel O’Connell, The Fenin Rising of 1867, The 1916 Rising and Monsignor Hugh O’ Flaherty (The Scarlet Pimpernel).

8 responses

  1. It looks like a castle almost. I like the clouds surrounding it. Stunning! πŸ™‚

    August 4, 2013 at 12:02 pm

    • Hello Norma πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      Thank you, yes I have not seen many building’s like this one here . It’s more like a castle in main land Europe.

      August 4, 2013 at 12:41 pm

  2. artscottnet

    An impressive structure, and excellent capture. Those clouds were cooperating nicely =) Hoping you’re well. Have a great Sunday, Nigel.

    August 4, 2013 at 2:48 pm

    • Hello Scott πŸ™‚

      Thank you, yes I am very good thank you, even more so to get your great comments – Many thanks πŸ™‚

      August 4, 2013 at 8:21 pm

  3. Great photo, I love how the clouds frame the building. Cheers!

    August 5, 2013 at 1:05 am

    • Hello πŸ™‚

      Thank you and I am very pleased you enjoyed the post, yes a very helpful moment πŸ™‚

      August 5, 2013 at 11:18 am

  4. Vicki (from Victoria A Photography)

    This image looks great in B & W.

    August 5, 2013 at 4:49 am

    • Hello Victoria ,

      Thank you and very pleased you enjoyed πŸ™‚

      August 5, 2013 at 11:17 am

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