S6472 : Road and Sign

taken 2 months ago, near to Bilboa, Carlow, Ireland

Road and Sign
Road and Sign
Entering Bilboa - not the Spanish town of similar name. Colonel John Staunton Rochford (1802-1844) returned from fighting in the British army in the Napoleonic Wars. He was credited with some act of valour while fighting around the Spanish city of Bilbao. Hence he became known as Rochford of Bilboa; since then, the area has been known as Bilboa. (Wikipedia) LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 May, 2021   (more nearby)
Saturday, 8 May, 2021
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! S 646 723 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:47.9019N 7:2.5268W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! S 646 722
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Image Type (about): geograph 
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