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1. Photo of Spanish Sailors Memorial for Valentia Island page
2. Better photos of Portmagee guide to island fishing for Valentia Island page
3. Fishing related deaths in recent years (from press articles)
4. Add 'A different sort of island' to 'further reading' to Valentia Island page
5. Section: Holy Wells on Valentia Island
a. St Brendan b. St Derarca c. +2 (from b/w tourist map)
1. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:ErinPilgrim also exists
30 April 2011: Added blockquote from St Patrick, a Visual Celebration, Davis, Courtney, Blandford, 1999, p. 31, “St Patrick’s Breastplate”, Gill, Elaine to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorica_(incantation)
22 April 2011: Used http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Cite_errors/Cite_error_refs_without_references as a guideline to add references to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorica_(incantation); added historical information for St Patrick's Lorica from http://www.prayerfoundation.org/st_patricks_breastplate_prayer.htm to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorica_(incantation). I am considering writing a Japanese article page for St Patrick's Lorica, but I have to do some research first. Starting point: 聖パトリックディ、http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/聖パトリック ErinPilgrim (talk) 10:36, 22 April 2011 (UTC)
ErinPilgrim is glad to contribute to Wikipedia.
Contributed to Valentia Island discussion page: Local signs and upright stone slabs print the Irish name of the island as Dairbhre (pronounced something like 'der-vrah'. Locally, 'Oilean Dairbhre' is understood to mean 'Oak Island' or 'Isle of Oaks', etc., and it is said that until the 19th century oaks were abundant on the island. Giving an interview on Kerry Radio, one local historian related the transition from Dairbhre to Valentia as follows: Knightstown harbour was an important point of trade in the 19th century, especially in connection to the stone quarry north-east of Folger Cliffs, and also as a port of call for the fisheries. There were many Spanish sailors visiting the island (there is a grave marker to Spanish sailors lost at sea in the Catholic cemetery at Kylemore), and they were inclined to pronounce the Irish Dairbhre like the famous Spanish city with which they were familiar. Thus, Valentia entered widespread usage internationally in Spanish and English. Additionally, the there are early 20th century spellings of the island as Valencia, especially the UK Ordinance Survey. Some say, from that standpoint, that the official spelling is Valencia, although all local English signs spell it Valentia. ErinPilgrim (talk) 02:35, 5 January 2011 (UTC)
Uploaded first picture of Valentia Island Dolmen Rock.
Uploaded first picture of Balleyhearney House.
|Dolmen Rock, western slope of Mt Geokaun||Balleyhearney House, Balleyhearney East. 'Famine Era' hospital adjacent to the Knights' Wood.||Rare Snow Day Main Road Valentia Island looking toward Knightstown, Valentia Harbour and Cahirciveen|
Mt Geokaun Summit View
Pictured with Bray Head and/or Dingle Bay in the Background.