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Gertie Browne – Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Running over 200 miles from its source to the sea, the Shannon is the longest river in Europe west of the Loire. The town of Athlone lies about half-way down and has been expanding ever since smart-thinking Normans threw a bridge across the river here in the 12th century. In June 1691, the town was the setting […]