Southwest Ireland - Essentially Irish

Presented by Dave Parker

West Cork - country post box

Sometimes the local signs and street furniture are the most obvious way to appreciate you are 'abroad'. Here is a collection of typically Irish signs, telephone boxes & curiosities.

West Cork - petrol pump in pub beer garden

This petrol pump is in the pub beer garden

West Cork - steep gradient

Very steep gradient

West Cork - signs

West Cork - confusing combination

This mixture takes some concentration to unravel

West Cork - important sign

Another one not to be ignored

West Cork - sharp turn!

The roadside here at Castletownshend is attractively planted with flowers and shrubs; the motorist could be forgiven from being distracted from this 'sharp turn' sign!

West Cork - post/telefon box at model village, Clonakilty

Irish Telefon box and postbox at Clonakilty railway & model village

West Cork - telefon box

This telefon is in Castletownshend

West Cork - telefon box

Another example, this time in blue and white (re-branded to the corporate colours of Eircom)? This one is on the mountainous road between Glengarriff and Kenmare - in Milleens I think.

West Cork - crows

An unofficial notice from a Kenmare farmer!

West Cork - no entry

"No entry"

Take the complete tour Books about Ireland and West Cork to index back to map contacts and links

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