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Cannes is a place for happy thoughts

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1913 La Croisette, Cannes

I took a carefree August-time stroll down the La Croisette promenade of Cannes.  These are two kilometres of pure laid-back stupor.  A dense assortment of casinos, beach-side restaurants, yachts, every kind of chair, with a sumptuous array of plants and flowers. Cannes feels impermanent, as if it were built in 1920, and my first surprise is that…

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Dun Laoighre East Lighthouse

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Dun Laoighre East Lighthouse was built in 1847. It is 17 metres and it became fully automated on 31 October 1977. This lighthouse was designed by George Halpin, that super productive engineer of the Ballast Port.

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Balbriggan Lighthouse

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Balbriggan Lighthouse

Balbriggan lighthouse was built in 1769 and is a white tower with a flashing light – it did not flash until 1960  

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Baily Lighthouse, Howth

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Baily was the last Irish Lighthouse to be unwatched, when during 1996-7 the lighthouse was converted to automatic operation.

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North Wall Quay lighthouse

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North Wall Quay lighthouse

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