A picturesque handbook to Carlingford Bay: and the watering places in its vicinity .... (Google eBook)

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Greer, 1846 - Carlingford (Ireland) - 288 pages
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Interesting read and surprised that it covered and referred to such a wide area beyond Carlingford e.g Armagh, Ballynahinch and Tandragee!

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