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County Kildare.

The Anniversary of the Hand-Over of the Curragh Camp on May 16, 1922.

Eamonn writes:

‘At 12 noon today, the General Officer Commanding the Irish Defence Forces, Curragh Training Camp, in County Kildare, Brigadier General Brendan McGuinness¬† (above), raises the Irish Tricolour flag on top of the Watertower, at the same spot it was raised by Lieut General Ginger O’Connell (top centre), 100 years ago today….

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Curragh Military Museum



Curragh Racecourse, County Kildare.

Oxeye Daisies, also known as Dog Daisies, cover an empty space beside the Curragh Racecourse where the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby is due to take place next weekend.

One thousand members of the public are being allowed to attend as part of a pilot project which it is hoped will eventually lead to the opening up of many other sporting events affected by the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Daisy Chainsaw (out of picture).

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This afternoon.

Curragh Plains, County Kildare.

Who’s caddying the virus?


Never mind.

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Two members of the Defence Forces also on the Curragh Plains this afternoon chase down rogue microbes and people hugging their mothers.