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 Walkabout - Lismore
Lismore lies nine metres above sea-level on the narrow and winding North Arm of the Richmond River, although this branch of the waterway was renamed Wilsons River in 1976 in honour of the family who established the 'Lismore' station.
Lismore Lake, 2.5 km south of the CBD on the eastern side of Union St (the south-bound leg of the Bruxner Highway), is a pleasant 14-ha artificial lagoon for swimming with picnic-barbecue facilities and an adventure park on the foreshores.
12 km from Lismore is the village of Wyrallah.
www.walkabout.com.au /locations/NSWLismore.shtml   (3121 words)

 Lismore - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Lismore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Lismore is situated on a rocky height overlooking the River Blackwater.
Lismore Castle was built on the site of a monastery that was founded by St Carthach in 633 and later became an important seat of learning.
The Lismore Crosier is kept in the National Museum, Dublin.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Lismore   (191 words)

Lismore is a long narrow island, ten miles long (including Musdile at the S. End) and not over 1½ miles broad.
Some say Lismore was called "the great garden" on account of the fertility of its valleys and coastal strips; others refer to the walled enclosure claimed by Moluag when he set up his religious community at what is now called Clachan.
Lismore is peaceful, beautiful, interesting for the walker and the nature lover.
web.ukonline.co.uk /Members/tom.paterson/lismore.htm   (1730 words)

 Lismore, Australia
Lismore is a sub-tropical city and Local Government Area in the far north of New South Wales, Australia.
Lismore is located at latitude 28.81° south of the equator, and Longitude 153.274° on the Bruxner Highway and the Wilson River, which is a tributary of the Richmond River.
Lismore central business district is located within 30 minutes drive from the eastern coast, and within 45 minutes of Byron Bay.
www.creekin.net /c1258-n10-lismore-australia.html   (867 words)

 General Register Office for Scotland - Occasional papers - Scotland's Census 2001 - Statistics For Inhabited Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In Scotland as a whole, 87 per cent of persons in 2001 were born in Scotland.
In both Scotland and the islands, the proportion of persons born in Scotland was lower in 2001 than it was in 1991.
For the population of Scotland, this confidence interval is ± 0.3 per cent of the estimated population.
www.gro-scotland.gov.uk /grosweb/grosweb.nsf/pages/occasional-paper-10   (5624 words)

Lismore Castle is situated at Lismore, Co Waterford, Ireland and is one of the family seats of the Devonshire family.
Lismore is of medieval origins, built by the Bishops of Waterford, but was a ruin when Lord Cork/Burlington acquired it.
Lismore Castle gardens are open to the public from mid-April to early October and the castle can also rented by private groups when the Duke is not in residence.
www.burkes-peerage.net /sites/common/sitepages/calismore.asp   (408 words)

 Lismore: Locale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The captivating peninsula of Waternish on Scotland's Isle of Skye is alive with romance, history and interesting things to see and do - and 'Lismore' is the ideal holiday cottage from which to explore this exciting spot.
And 'Lismore' is ideally situated for exploring slightly further afield to places such as Dunvegan Castle, home of the chieftain of the Clan MacLeod, the magnificent Cuillin Mountains or even for a day trip to the Outer Hebrides by ferry sailing from Uig.
Lismore Cottage, Waternish, Isle of Skye, Scotland IV55 8GE Tel: 01470-592318.
www.lismore-cottage.co.uk /Locale.htm   (253 words)

Lismore is an unusual island in that it is almost entirely composed of limestone terrain and everywhere there is evidence of historic lime works.
In fact, such was St Moluag’s rush to secure Lismore as a base for his monastery before his contemporary St Columba, that he cut off his pinkie and hurled it onto the shore, thereby staking his claim.
Lismore has a tranquil, rolling landscape and is ideal for cyclists.
www.calmac.co.uk /lismore   (288 words)

 Self catering cottage, Isle of Lismore, West coast of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Lismore,with a population of 167, is an island situated at the southern end of the Great Glen, in Loch Linnhe on the West Coast of Scotland.
Lismore has much to offer visitors, whether on a day trip or longer breaks in the peace and beauty of the island.
There are two ferries to Lismore, one of which takes cars from Oban to Achnacroish, the other is for foot passengers and bicycles, from Port Appin to Point at the north end of the Island.
www.wildernesscottages.co.uk /cottagePage.asp?cottageId=93   (716 words)

 Ahnentafel Report for   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Born on 20 Aug 1768 in Argyll, Lismore, Scotland.
Born on 17 Dec 1764 in Edinburgh, Mid-Lothian, Scotland.
Born abt 1737 in Govan Parish, Lanark, Scotland.
web.mac.com /varley/iWeb/Genealogy/SRV_Ahnentafel/at01/at01_008.html   (932 words)

 Andrew Carnegie - Lismore Heritage Town, County Waterford, Ireland
Andrew Carnegie was born in 1835 at Dunfermline in Scotland.
The advent of the power loom and a general economic downturn reduced the family to poverty and in 1848 they emigrated to the United States, settling at Allegheny in Pennsylvania.
The Carnegie Library at Lismore, a fine building of redbrick and terracotta, was erected in 1910 and has served the community faithfully ever since.
www.discoverlismore.com /andrewcarnegie.shtml   (354 words)

 UW - Eau Claire | Center for International Education - Lismore Australia
With a population of 40,000 the city of Lismore is set in an area of unsurpassed natural beauty.
Lismore is only half-an-hour drive from the beaches at Ballina and 45 minutes from Byron Bay.
Located to take full advantage of both rain forest and the ocean, the city is the administrative center of the region.
www.uwec.edu /CIE/sac/program/lismore.htm   (1078 words)

 BBC - Argyll and Clyde Islands - Lismore
Lismore (or Lios Mòr in Gaelic) means 'The Big Garden' as it's renowned for its fertile soil.
Lismore lies in the entrance to Loch Linnhe.
The island is also rich in history and there are plenty of mysterious and religious sites to ponder over.
www.bbc.co.uk /scotland/islandblogging/argyllandclyde/lismore.shtml   (348 words)

 In Lismore Scotland
Chemistry", Robert Boyle was born in Lismore, Co. Waterford, the youngest of...
ISLE OF Lismore is an Island situated in Loch Linnhe in the West Coast of Scotland...
The diocese of Waterford and Lismore is situated in the South East of Ireland.
www.youghalholidays.com /4/irishriviera257.html   (715 words)

 Visit Scotland online with The Internet Guide to Scotland - Accommodation, Travel & Scottish Holidays
Whether you want to stay on a farm, spend the night in a castle, relax with a romantic break at a country house hotel or a spa hotel with pool, there's plenty of accommodation to choose from.
In addition to hotels, Scotland has an excellent selection of self catering accommodation including holiday cottages and log cabins, as well as B&Bs ranging from budget to 5 star luxury.
If you aren't sure which part of Scotland you want to visit, check out the Map and Destination Highlights or pick a place from the list below and let your trip begin.
www.scotland-info.co.uk /scotland.htm   (306 words)

 Lismore Castle -
Ireland - Lismore Castle Rental: Full serviced 12 bedroom castle available for vacation rentals, holiday lets, corporate functions and family renunions.
Lismore has been the home of the Duke of Devonshire since 1748.
About mid way between Waterford and Cork cities, the castle is set on a hill above the charming Heritage town of Lismore, overlooking the Duke's estate of 8000 acres, which extends along the Blackwater Valley and across the rolling wooded hills up to the peak of the Knockmealdown Mountains.
www.gtunlimited.com /irelandlismorecastlesrentals.html   (664 words)

 Scotland holiday cottages Isle of Lismore and west coast Scottish vacation accommodation
Scotland holiday cottages Isle of Lismore and west coast Scottish vacation accommodation
The Isle of Lismore is only an hour's ferry ride from Oban however the ferry only takes a limited number of cars so booking in advance is advisable.
Lismore is taken from the Gaelic "Lios Mor", which literally translated means Great Garden is true to it's name as it really does have a spectacular display of wild flowers, which seem to last all year long.
www.scotland-holiday-cottage.com /holiday/lismore.htm   (105 words)

 Port Appin Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
It looks directly across the strip of water called the Lynn of Lorn to the northern tip of the island of Lismore, and across Loch Linnhe to the coast of Morvern beyond.
The Lismore is a passenger-only ferry running approximately every two hours in each direction.
The first signs of development in Port Appin were on a 1750 map that showed a substantial house here, and also recorded a ferry route to Lismore.
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk /appin/portappin   (584 words)

 Photograph of Lismore Lighthouse, Scottish History, Scotland - UK History.
Photograph of Lismore Lighthouse, Scottish History, Scotland - UK History.
Lismore is located on Eilean Musdile and protects shipping in the Sound of Mull.
The lighthouse was built in 1833 by Robert Stevenson, engineer and was automated in 1965.
www.scotshistoryonline.co.uk /lismore.html   (54 words)

 Lismore Cottage: self catering holiday accommodation on Scotland's Isle of Skye   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
If you are craving history, romance and unspoilt nature, then the Waternish peninsula on Scotland's Isle of Skye is for you.
Situated in the north-west of Skye, Waternish is legendary for its stunning scenery, wealth of history and numerous craftspeople.
And if you desire all the comforts of home, then the perfect holiday accommodation is 'Lismore' - a charming traditional fisherman's cottage, perched high above Loch Bay with extensive and dazzling views out over the Minch and across to the Outer Hebrides.
lismore-cottage.co.uk   (184 words)

 Comann Eachdraidh Lios Mòr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Lismore is an island on the west coast of Scotland.
It is 10 miles long and a maximum of 1 mile wide and at present has a population of approximately 180.
Please support the Comann Eachdraidh in their quest to raise money for a new heritage centre by sponsoring a plank.
www.celm.org.uk   (115 words)

 LISMORE Tourism
The first white settler in the Lismore district was William Wilson, after whom our river is now named, and in 1844 applied to buy 163 acres of land on the Richmond River.
It was his wife Jane who, filled with loving memories of her native Scotland, named the place Lismore, after a small island in Loch Linne near where they had honeymooned.
Open air footpath cafes in the Central Business District have become popular meeting places which are in harmony with both the climate and the lifestyle of the city.
www.nnsw.com.au /lismore/tourism.html   (560 words)

 Real Estate - Australia - Property Locality Guide Page - L.J. Hooker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
It's the commercial and service centre of the region and Lismore's mild sub-tropical climate allows year round enjoyment of the natural landscape.
Lismore is on the doorstep of four World Heritage listed national parks, some of the best beaches in Australia, and is just over one hour's drive from the Gold Coast or just over two hours from Brisbane.
There are heritage buildings to enjoy, the Wilson River, Lismore Heritage Walk, Lismore Lake, an Aboriginal Bora ring, Tucki Tucki Koala Reserve and a number of small villages of historic interest in the area.
www.ljhooker.com.au /realestate/Real_Estate_Lismore_NSW.html   (392 words)

 Scottish Island of Lismore near Oban Argyll Scotland Travel and Accommodation
Just 12 miles long and 1.5 miles at its widest point, Lismore is ideal for cycling (bikes can be hired on the island or in Port Appin) and offers many interesting walks with spectacular views of the sea and mountains.
Lismore has many stories to tell all the way from prehistoric times through to the Clearances and World War II.
(near Lismore Lighthouse at the very south of the island at the entrance to the Sound of Mull) was the place where Maclean of Duart decide to maroon his wife in 1527.
www.scotland-inverness.co.uk /lismore.htm   (931 words)

 BBC Scotland - Island Blogging - Jane
If they are carried in a car the vehicle must display approved class 3 flammable liquids “placards” on both sides and the rear.
Because the regulations by road are even worse no amount over 333 litres can be carried and you should check that you are insured to carry dangerous goods.
My dad was a lightkeeper on Lismore lighthouse 1958-1966 (give or take a year haha!) Can anyone update me on the current state of the light and who the current owner is? We spent some marvellous time there in the summer holidays visiting dad from Oban.
www.bbc.co.uk /scotland/islandblogging/blogs/000027/0000005474.shtml   (678 words)

 Lismore Self Catering Holiday Cottages - Cottage Breaks
Whether you chose to visit Lismore for a short break in Lismore, or stay a little longer you are sure to find the holiday cottage accommodation in Lismore you are seeking in our fine selection of holiday rentals and Lismore self catering accommodations.
Lismore cottage holidays, your guide to last minute bookings on self-catering holiday homes and cottage rental.
Lismore Cottages 4 You offer over 9,000 quality, inspected rentals in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and France
cottage-breaks.co.uk /Ireland/Lismore-cottages.htm   (249 words)

 McEwan's Sessions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Experience the real flavour of Scotland with a trip to see live traditional Scottish music.
These sessions are a living tradition where local musicians get together to collaborate with others in performing old tunes and create new variations of the theme.
To whet your appetite for your first McEwan's Session or just to re-live the memories of great nights past, we have videos and images that show the spirit of the Sessions at their best.
www.visitscotland.com /mcewanssessions   (257 words)

 Lighthouse Beacons From Scotland - Lismore Lighthouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Lismore is located on the Eilean Musdile in the Sound of Mull.
The lighthouse was built in 1833 with Robert Stevenon being the engineer and automated in 1965.
An exciting book about 31 of the best scottish lighthouses explained in insightful text and magnificent colour photographs is available here.
www.scottishradiance.com /light/light103.htm   (77 words)

 Lonetree Farms - Highland Ponies and more
Lismore will make a wonderful show or family pony and would also be an asset to any Highland pony breeding program.
We are delighted with Lismore's first place win in the mixed Mountain and Moorland youngstock class at the West Coast Welsh Show in Roseburg Oregon.
She showed off her lovely trot in the ring and accepted the hustle and bustle of the showgrounds in typical Highland pony style.
www.highlandponies.com /lismore.htm   (404 words)

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