An elevated view over Biertan at sunrise

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Playa de Las Teresitas

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Ashford Castle in winter

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The beach in Paris along the Seine between the Pont Neuf and Pont du Sully

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Paul Hackett: ‘Banking in Ireland is dead from what I can see, especially for SMEs.’

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Zamora, Spain

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A cruise ship is the one place where you will not find a cat

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