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Chestnut trees?

  • 20-09-2018 7:50pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 155 ✭✭ April1


    Anyone know where there are any Chestnut tree in or around Dunmore rd?
    Kids collect conkers every year.
    They are gone in the place I usually go. I noticed loads yesterday on the ground. All gone today!


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  • Registered Users Posts: 3,048 ✭✭✭ kuang1


    April1 wrote: »
    Anyone know where there are any Chestnut tree in or around Dunmore rd?
    Kids collect conkers every year.
    They are gone in the place I usually go. I noticed loads yesterday on the ground. All gone today!

    There's one by the old church between Oscars and the woodlands.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 824 ✭✭✭ debok


    Brasscock church as said above. Also old road up to ballygunner village. Just after you turn up at becketts pub the old road is into the left used to be few trees uo there. Wouldn't be many people going up there as its cul de sac now so id say should be plenty of conkers. Woods down behind ballinakill downs has few chestnutt trees as well. i think


  • Registered Users Posts: 155 ✭✭ April1


    The Brasscock church is the usual place I get the conkers, yesterday when I passed in the car there was loads on the ground. They are all gone today and in the church grounds too.
    I will try the cul de sac on the left.
    Thank you.


  • Registered Users Posts: 155 ✭✭ April1


    Do you mean the road up the hill towards Ballygunner?
    debok wrote: »
    Brasscock church as said above. Also old road up to ballygunner village. Just after you turn up at becketts pub the old road is into the left used to be few trees uo there. Wouldn't be many people going up there as its cul de sac now so id say should be plenty of conkers. Woods down behind ballinakill downs has few chestnutt trees as well. i think


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 824 ✭✭✭ debok


    April1 wrote: »
    Do you mean the road up the hill towards Ballygunner?

    Yeh when you turn up at becketts towards ballygunner. Take the first left and the old road is on the right. Used to be few trees there anyway.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 155 ✭✭ April1


    debok wrote: »
    Yeh when you turn up at becketts towards ballygunner. Take the first left and the old road is on the right. Used to be few trees there anyway.
    Thanks I will take a look. I'm not sure what you mean when you say old road.


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 824 ✭✭✭ debok


    April1 wrote: »

    Yeh thats its. Turn right in there that's old road up there. There used be trees uo there on the road and in off the road


  • Registered Users Posts: 155 ✭✭ April1


    There are no trees up there just a few houses in the cul de sac.
    I might have the wrong place , as I Cant see any older road, Its all new.
    debok wrote: »
    Yeh thats its. Turn right in there that's old road up there. There used be trees uo there on the road and in off the road


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