Thanks to Josef for sending us these nice scenery photos of Millstreet. With the weekend showers and sun, saw rainbows lots of rainbows. The photos were taken from the Boeing Bridge, the Clara Loop, and more
History was made this morning, as the long awaited bridge over the Blackwater was put in place at Dooneen. Yesterday placement of the span of the bridge (made up of three concrete sections, each 26m in length) met with a blip as strong winds prevented the 360 ton crane from placing the concrete slabs on the previously prepared abutments.
Below are a photos by Michelle of the bridge being put in place, and also a number of photos from around the site yesterday. She was one of a small crowd who had gathered to see this historic link put in place.
With the current good weather, work has continued with the construction of the abutments for the new bridge over the Blackwater at the Boeing which is part of the Breifne Beara Way. Click on the photos below to see larger photos, which are thanks to Michelle, or click here to see all photos of the construction so far.
Work has been progressing this last week on the new pedestrian, cycling and wheelchair access bridge over the Blackwater at the Boeing, at the exact location where Donal O’Sullivan Beara and a thousand of his people and soldiers crossed the river Blackwater in 1603, as they fled the forces of Elizabeth 1st who had . The bridge is one of the final links to the The Beara Breifne Way which stretches from West Cork to Cavan. Thanks to Michelle, and also to Tom from TMC Photography for the photos.