March 13th 2017

When I established the forums in 2005 it was to offer a more richer web experience and greater functionality than the platform where we started this social adventure in 2003, Yahoo Groups. The forums were once a busy hive of activity and provided locals and visitors with a wealth of information just like the Geocaching Ireland Discussion Group on Facebook today.

It was a time where we didn't have the many social media platforms we have today, and it was a different time in terms of mobility and technology. There was no instant access to information, no Google Maps and a very limited base map on your GPSr. Mobile connectivity for me was a 9600bps Infrared connection from a Nokia to a laptop and in later times to a PDA using WAP.

As we moved into the social media era so did our forums users. Geocaching Ireland moved there too, and we have a thriving community on the Geocaching Ireland Discussion Group on Facebook. As a result, forum activity isn't what it used to be and I have taken the decision to disable new registrations to the forums and to make the forums read only so any information there can still be accessed.

The discussion hasn't ended, it has just moved. Join us on the Facebook Geocaching Ireland Discussion Group .

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Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Tmsr » Tue Dec 23, 2014 8:01 am

Not in Galway...

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by sarahmur » Tue Dec 23, 2014 9:19 am

I'm going to guess Roscommon Castle?
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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Tmsr » Tue Dec 23, 2014 12:36 pm

Not Roscommon - although there's caches in that park ok...
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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Tmsr » Wed Dec 24, 2014 3:14 pm

C'mon folks...Connacht castle, and given the season that's in it, we'll add a hint each day...so far we've said it's not in Galway, not in Roscommon, and now we'll tell you it's not in Mayo either...

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by sarahmur » Wed Dec 24, 2014 4:30 pm

A little digging has led me to believe it might be Manorhamilton in county Leitrim?
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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Tmsr » Wed Dec 24, 2014 10:09 pm

Yay!
Santa's landed early!...over to you Sarah...

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by sarahmur » Thu Dec 25, 2014 1:16 am

Ok, here we go, happy Christmas!
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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by sarahmur » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:33 pm

No takers? It's in Leinster....
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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Tmsr » Tue Dec 30, 2014 10:54 pm

Think it could be Rathkenny Castle which is in Meath near Navan I think?
Not sure what cache is nearby as I've not done that many around there ...

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by sarahmur » Wed Dec 31, 2014 8:38 am

Not Rathkenny, but you're very close geographically....
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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Tmsr » Wed Dec 31, 2014 7:01 pm

Only one I've been to that I can recall is Bective Abbey which took me two visits to find the cache but not sure if that's it..

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by sarahmur » Thu Jan 01, 2015 10:19 pm

Not Bective Abbey. It's a castle, and it's north of Dublin.....
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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Serapis » Sun Jan 04, 2015 2:48 pm

Dunmoe with GC188FF

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by sarahmur » Sun Jan 04, 2015 9:32 pm

Spot on Serapis, over to you :)
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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Tmsr » Wed Jan 14, 2015 2:40 pm

C'mon Bren...must be a few more castles you've found over the years!

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Serapis » Thu Jan 15, 2015 8:36 pm

OK back towards the Smoke...
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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by sgtzara » Sun Jan 18, 2015 11:09 pm

Bunratty Castle?

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Serapis » Mon Jan 19, 2015 2:46 pm

No

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Tmsr » Sun Feb 08, 2015 7:35 pm

Ok, this one's been waiting to land for too long...
Dunsoghly Castle, St.Margarets, Co.Dublin as the Airbus 319 comes into runway 10?
Think there's a Winsockers multicache nearby... GC13KM1 St. Brigid's Well that's not been found for a while.
Surprised that Gold Circle or The_Chris haven't been on to this one - I needed to use the internet where they could have probably provided ID on the pilot...

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Serapis » Sun Feb 08, 2015 8:38 pm

Tony, how do you know it's an AB 319??

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