Free and optimised for the iPhone 5, Google Maps returns to iOS:
The relaunched service provides more standard features such as search, voice guided directions, live traffic, and public transportation directions, as well as an enhanced Street View feature that gives the user access to the inside of more than 100,000 businesses and 360-degree panoramas from around the globe.
Geoff Hamilton has located Naas (top) and Whites Castle, Athy (above).
Earlier: Ireland’s First car Rally, 1902.
The town is peculiarly referred to as ‘Prospect Wood.’ …Quite how the employees of Google Maps got the impression this town went by the name of a decade-old estate on the edge of the town is unknown at this stage.
And what about Mallow?
Have a look at Mallow. On the map it shows up as ‘Castlepark’ – which incidentally is just a 10 year old estate also.
Dustin Hoffman, naked on a three-legged dolphin? Interesting.
Rorschmap generates a kaleidoscopic Rorschach pattern of any location search entered into Google Maps. (Above: results generated from the searches: ‘The Mall, Cork’, ‘Galway City’ and ’Stephen’s Green, Dublin’.)