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2009-06-12 17:53:24
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As my contribution to iconic Irish mountains, I'd like to put forward the Benbulbin plateau for consideration. It's not the pointiest, not the highest, not the most religiously significant, but by gum it's a lovely thing to look at. It's probably one of Ireland's most instantly recognisable too, which I guess an icon needs to be. Whether you gaze at it from afar, get up close as you pass by whizzing north or south on the N15, or closer still, climb it and take in the views, to me it's what Ireland is about. Not superlative in any way, but absolutely beautiful, perfect for what we are, what we have been and hopefully for where we are going.
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