Monkstown Castle & "Wheelers" Castle

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Re: Monkstown Castle & "Wheelers" Castle

Post by bugrock » Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:57 pm

As one who has climbed and played all over Monkstown Castle, I have loved the very enlightening info on this topic.
Thanks all! hellllo
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Post by Denis Cromie » Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:49 am

bugrock wrote:As one who has climbed and played all over Monkstown Castle, I have loved the very enlightening info on this topic.
Thanks all! hellllo
I don't know how a Hollaman got into the Castle, I'm gonna have a relook at the security, maybe we'll need to build a Wall. :lol:

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Post by bugrock » Fri Apr 28, 2017 3:03 pm

60's, Denis, 60's :P :P :P :P :P
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Re: Monkstown Castle & "Wheelers" Castle

Post by Denis Cromie » Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:55 pm

bugrock wrote:60's, Denis, 60's :P :P :P :P :P
Nah it didn't happen in the 60's,I was around then and I can safely say I wouldn't have happened on my watch. You must never forget my Nickname. :lol:

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Re: Monkstown Castle & "Wheelers" Castle

Post by Strum » Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:58 pm

Denis Cromie wrote:You must never forget my Nickname. :lol:

Maybe your status needs a change Denis? Then again that might put off potential new members. :D

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Post by bugrock » Sat Apr 29, 2017 2:35 am

Denis, are you "The Ghost"?
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Re: Monkstown Castle & "Wheelers" Castle

Post by Rocker » Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:29 am

bugrock wrote:Denis, are you "The Ghost"?
Ha ha Bugs. I think his nickname was soccer related. But, he was deadly!!
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Re: Monkstown Castle & "Wheelers" Castle

Post by Denis Cromie » Sun Apr 30, 2017 8:14 pm

bugrock wrote:Denis, are you "The Ghost"?

Nah, I'm the lethal enforcer. :twisted:

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Post by bugrock » Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:58 pm

And I'm the silent evader :P :P :P
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Re: Monkstown Castle & "Wheelers" Castle

Post by Denis Cromie » Mon May 01, 2017 9:22 am

bugrock wrote:And I'm the silent evader :P :P :P
:lol: :lol:

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Re: Monkstown Castle & "Wheelers" Castle

Post by Rocker » Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:19 pm

Found this on a site I follow on Monkstowners and Blackrockers on FB

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_ ... 3221024477

He took a lot of trouble to record all the changes in Monkstown and lovely shots up to date.
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Post by Rocker » Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:19 am

Got a great link this morning from the National Library

http://dh.tcd.ie/martindiary/

Diary written by Mary Martin from Monkstown January to May 1916,
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Re: Monkstown Castle & "Wheelers" Castle

Post by Denis Cromie » Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:14 pm

Good info Rocker,looking forward to reading through it.

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