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.

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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 Aug 27, 2013 7:26 pm

One week on - any takers?

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by mr.-oda » Fri Aug 30, 2013 6:15 pm

Nope, could we get the general area?
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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Tmsr » Sun Sep 01, 2013 6:00 am

Think the cache is definitely in Windsockers territory. Meath or thereabouts.

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Blue Jay » Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:17 pm

Is it an active cache?
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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Tmsr » Mon Sep 02, 2013 7:46 pm

Still there. think you might have missed it at one stage Eileen :wink:

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Tmsr » Sun Sep 15, 2013 7:05 pm

here it is again...Abbey in Meath?
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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Blue Jay » Sun Sep 15, 2013 10:54 pm

Stella's Place?
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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Tmsr » Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:16 pm

Sorry Eileen..think of one you helped me with ( that doesn't narrow it down much, mind you!) - don't think you found or logged this old Windsocker's specimen yet as we were last to find I think!

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Doug.G » Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:49 pm

How about Balrothery Castle?

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Tmsr » Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:56 am

No...think Meath. The cache uses the Irish name. C'mon, I'll be spelling it soon!

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Doug.G » Thu Sep 19, 2013 9:09 am

Ok - my last shot at this one: Ardgillan Castle near Skerries.

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Serapis » Thu Sep 19, 2013 9:54 am

Daimh Liag????

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Serapis » Thu Sep 19, 2013 9:59 am

Or Skreen???

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Tmsr » Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:58 pm

Serapis wrote:Daimh Liag????
Thank God , Bren...thought I'd never be rid of it...interesting that the cache at St. Mary's Abbey in Duleek seems not to have been found since we were there in March.

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Tmsr » Sun Sep 29, 2013 6:02 am

Serapis to serve?

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Serapis » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:16 pm

OK, this is a tricky one. Its a castle about 1km(s'More or less) from where I went to School. Scout it Out....... :?: :?: :?:
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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by MunsterFan » Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:30 am

Smarmore Castle?

Ballapousta and the Ancient Road? GC17WGK?
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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Serapis » Tue Oct 01, 2013 11:37 am

Good detective work there!! Smarmore castle it is!!!

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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by MunsterFan » Wed Oct 02, 2013 8:18 pm

East of here... :twisted:
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Re: Photo Game: Name that Castle cache!

Post by Serapis » Thu Oct 03, 2013 11:01 am

Don't Know....:(

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