Today's County in the Spotlight:Part 2

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And a rather short and shaky video of the same seaplane festival: :-D

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The very best of Mick Flavin....lets hope so, bang on topic at least, the lad's singing about his beloved Fermanagh poetic licence cos he was born in Ballinamuck not that far away, give him a chance :-D



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Good find Neil, I enjoyed that! Ireland's answer to Johnny Cash :-D
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Voted the best Coffee Shop in Fermanagh, but if you are on trip advisor, you cant please all of the people all of the time and even the best get the one star treatment from a handful of the general public. Looks good to me.
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That's the coffee and cake, or indeed bacon sandwiches taken care of, what of Fermanagh's Beer....

Try the Inishmacsaint Brewery



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I can find beer in Fermanagh from the Inishmacsaint brewery, but on a remote trawl and not knowing the area first hand, I don't think Fermanagh does the "nice pub" in picturesque settings, but does mostly austere looking pubs and bars.
So a challenge...find a nice pub in Fermanagh :!: :-D
I'll not be able to move us on from Fermanagh today, and I think we do need to move on.

So anyone with a mind to could you please run the random number generator, look it up on the counties list and move us on when the time comes.

The vehicle registration area code for Fermanagh is IL

If you find a nice example post it up :-D

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As it happens I'm out all day today as well so unless a third member does the deed I fear Fermanagh may have extra time which will at least give us a chance to find the car and pub!! If it is still running when I get home tonight I'll sort it before the morning!! :-D
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Do you know what this is? Easy enough the Flickr link gives a full chapter and verse under the picture.
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On the Pubs front is this the best Fermanagh can do :?: Surely not.

The Linnet Inn at Tullyholvin Lower
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Moving a County on is easy.....no need to wait for me and Mick, anyone can do it :-D

Run the random number generator put in the range from 1 min to 46 max, and click generate.
https://www.random.org/


Look the number up in the table...if there is a green/yellow circle to the right of the County selected generate another number. Post up the New County in the spotlight.
31 Counties to go.
31 Counties to go.
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mickthemaverick wrote:
01 Jun 2022, 09:00
As it happens I'm out all day today as well so unless a third member does the deed I fear Fermanagh may have extra time which will at least give us a chance to find the car and pub!! If it is still running when I get home tonight I'll sort it before the morning!! :-D
Since no one has stepped forward, I'm happy to leave Fermanagh open until the morning, give the regulars :-D a rest. I don't anticipate posting more on Fermanagh. I think first impressions about its hostelries are right!

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Due to the lack of pubs its definitely time to move on so while respecting the chance for a regulars rest I'll set up the new one now for a fresh attack in the morning :-D ----------------------------Fermanagh is Done--------------------------- so time for a new county:

Already covered:

1,3,5,6,11,14,15,16
20,26,27,42,43,44,45

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Next County Nottinghamshire

Time to head for the East Midlands!! :-D
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Unsurprisingly there is a chap with a bow on Nottinghamshire's flag, Bet his name is Robin :-D
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The location:
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Nottingham has a rather unusual 'first' to claim in the area of local taxation. I have never heard of this idea anywhere and I haven't bothered to dig any deeper but suffice to say that I was quite surprised to find this in Wiki: :o

Workplace parking levy
In April 2012, Nottingham became the first city in the UK to introduce a workplace parking levy. The levy charges businesses £350 on each parking space made available to their employees, provided that the business has more than ten such parking spaces. The council have used the revenue of around £10 million a year to develop the city's tram system. There has been a 9% reduction in traffic and 15% increase in public transport use since the introduction of the levy.
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Who is Robin Hood :?:

Its a bloke off the telly, Richard Greene of course

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The Adventures of Robin Hood, Vol. 1, No. 6
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