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Today is 20th June 2013.
This week's image is:
The Dingle Peninsula (Irish: Corca Dhuibhne) is the northernmost of the major peninsulas in County Kerry. It reaches out into the Atlantic Ocean and ends beyond the town of Dingle at Dunmore Head, the westernmost point of mainland Ireland. The village of Dún Chaoin is often referred to as "the next parish to America"
Here stands Mount Brandon at 3,120 feet, Ireland's highest mountain outside Macgillycuddy's Reeks, part of a beautiful high ridge with stunning views over the peninsula and North Kerry. The Conor Pass from Dingle towards Brandon Bay and Castlegregory is the highest mountain pass in Ireland, a tight, precarious road, weaving its way around the sharp cliff faces and past the high corrie lakes. (Read more)
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