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From: "curraveha" <>
Subject: Re: Townland Searches & maps- new source
Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2007 01:21:11 GMT
An easy way to get around the copy and paste problem is to hit the Print
Screen button on
the keyboard. This puts the entire screen into the clipboard. All you need
to do then is to open
Word or another program which has zoom capability and paste it into a blank
It's not the best way but it does give you something to look at.
"John Malone" <> wrote in message
> Many queries on this newsgroup are concerned with searching for townlands.
> The site www.seanruad.com is often quoted, and is very useful, but not
> complete or accurate.
> A relatively new and free resource is available at www.floodmaps.ie. This
> website is designed to inform builders, architects etc about areas liable
> flooding, but in fact it seems to cover the whole country, even areas that
> never flood.
> It includes a quick and easy to use townland search by county, and maps
> which zoom in to quite a high level of detail. Unfortunatley for copyright
> reasons detail is distorted at the highest magnifications. Copy/paste is
> also disabled, but if you have a computer nerd among your family/friends
> they will find a way around this.
> The maps are comparable in detail with the c.1840's maps available from
> www.origins.net, and it can be informative to compare the 1840s map to the
> present day map on "floodmaps"