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Old 28-08-2011, 06:00 PM   #175
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Connaught, is the western province of Ireland, consisting of the counties Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo. Its main urban centres are Galway in the south, and Sligo in the north. It is the smallest of the four Irish provinces, with a population of 542,039.

Connacht is composed of five counties: Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo.

Listoghil Complex, Carrowmore, County Sligo, with a small satellite tomb, tomb 52, in the foreground.

If you want to fly,You could try the ascension of the great pyramid of life Counting again and again from one to nine Approaching and pushing away infinity - O sweet absurdity! But if you prefer that old silly number zero You'll become a master of doing nothing - being nothing

Naught = Zero, written 0, is both a number and the numerical digit used to represent that number in numerals. It plays a central role in mathematics as the additive identity of the integers, real numbers, and many other algebraic structures. As a digit, 0 is used as a placeholder in place value systems. ...

Con nacht means "the descendants of Conn" (Conn itself possibly meaning wisdom or chief). The name was derived from the Connachta dynasty, who claimed descent from the mythical king Conn of the Hundred Battles. The present-day senior representative of the dynasty is The O'Conor Don.

Nacht und Nebel (German for "Night and Fog" - a direct hint to a "Tarnhelm" spell from Wagner's Rheingold) was a directive (German: Erlass) of Adolf Hitler on 7 December 1941 signed and implemented by Armed Forces High Command Chief Wilhelm Keitel, resulting in the kidnapping and forced disappearance of many political activists and resistance 'helpers' throughout Nazi Germany's occupied territories, principally in Western Europe.

Anyone guilty of endangering the "security or state of readiness" of German forces and who was not to be summarily executed simply vanished into the "night and fog" of Germany. It was a specific punishment for opponents of the Nazis in occupied countries and intended to intimidate local populations into submission by denying families and friends of the missing all knowledge of what had happened to them. To this day, it is not known how many people were seized as a result of this order.

The three crowns of the Munster flag represent these three late kingdoms,

Munster/I.T. & pharmaceutical industry...Munster has developed into the centre of Ireland's pharmaceutical industry.

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