Old Melbourne Jail, Victoria, Australia. Built in the mid 1800's, between 1842 and 1929 [when it closed] there were 135 hangings including the famous bushranger Ned Kelly. Thankfully capital punishment is no more a part of Australia.
This is the Dublin Distillery which produces the finest Irish Whiskey, Jameson. Popular in Europe and on the American east coast, it is a premium whiskey any inbiber of Irish descent should at once fall in love with.
Robert Gerard Sands (Irish: Roibeard Gearóid Ó Seachnasaigh), commonly known as Bobby Sands (9 March 1954 – 5 May 1981), was an Irish Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA) member who died on hunger strike whilst in prison for the possession of firearms. He died in HM Prison Maze (known as Long Kesh by Irish Republicans). He was the leader of the 1981 Hunger Strike and had been elected as an ...
The Island of Ireland Peace Park and its surrounding park (Irish: Páirc Síochána d'Oileán na h'Éireann), also called the Irish Peace Park or Irish Peace Tower in Messines, near Ypres in Flanders, Belgium, is a war memorial to the soldiers of the island of Ireland who died, were wounded or are missing from World War I.
The tower memorial is close to the site of the June 1917 battl...
When the City of Syracuse first started to install traffic signal lights in the 1920’s, they put one at a busy intersection on the hill, the corner of Tompkins Street and Milton Avenue. Some Irish youths, incensed that anyone would dare put the “British” red above the “Irish” green broke the light continually until the city relented and let the green remain on top. Today at the intersection, a ...
Kilmainham Gaol (sometimes referred to by the modern American English version, Kilmainham Jail) is a former prison, located in Inchicore in Dublin, which is now a museum.
Kilmainham Gaol has played an important part in Irish history, as many leaders of Irish rebellions were imprisoned and some executed in the jail. The jail has also been used as a set for several films.
The Aran Islands (Irish: Oileáin Árann) are a group of three islands located at the mouth of Galway Bay, on the west coast of Ireland.
The largest island is Inishmore (Irish: Árainn (Mhór) or Inis Mór), the middle and second-largest is Inishmaan (Inis Meáin / Inis Meadhóin), and the smallest and most eastern is Inisheer (Inis Thiar or Inis Oírr / Inis Oirthir). Irish is a spoken ...
P&O Ferries (formerly P&O European Ferries) is a constituent company of DP World (which took over its parent company, the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O) in March 2006). P&O Ferries is registered in Dover, Kent. P&O Ferries also operates a number of routes in the Irish Sea under the name P&O Irish Sea.
Newgrange (Irish: Dún Fhearghusa) is one of the passage tombs of the Brú na Bóinne complex in County Meath, one of the most famous prehistoric sites in the world and the most famous of all Irish prehistoric sites. Newgrange is the oldest surviving building in the world.
An overlay of Australian Rainfall Radars processed by http://radar.strikeone.net.au and originally from the Bureau of Meteorology in Australia (http://www.bom.gov.au). This overlay only shows the rainfall as it is occuring and does not have any background image interference
The KMZ file was originally obtained from dibbz http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile520/Australian-Rainfa...
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