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For additional information about Birr Castle and the Parsons family's numerous accomplishments
Hey, that's us!
We're your cousins from Boston
In 1620, Sir Laurence Parsons was granted 1,277 acres of land, took...
Old Photograph of Telescope
During the 1840's and starting from virtually first principles
With this instrument
, he was able to study and record details of immensely.
Note, it says "Parsonsto
Birr Castle & Telescope
Harp Wood Carving
Golden Tree at Garden Wall
Does Edward Scissorhan
ds work here?
Courting Seat Carved from Tree Stump
Willliam Parsons, Third Earl of Rosse
Brillant scientist and inventor. The Parsons' family made significan
Portrait with Uncle William Parsons
Powerful incentives to exertion..
Sir Charles Parsons
Steam turbines, flying machines . . .
artificial diamonds, musical instriment
s, marine searchligh
Letter from Neil Armstrong, Apollo II
World's 1st Automobile Fatality Here
Mary Ward was killed in an appalling accident on August 31, 1869 in an...
Hmm, wonder what I'll find
A back entrance maybe?
Birr Town Square
Church in Birr
The Sunrise Inn - Pub & Carvery
Great little pub and good food!
The Fighting Cocks Pub
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article published 10/18/2009
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