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Loftus Hall

By paulcr
This is Loftus Hall in Wexford, Ireland, reputadly one of the most haunted houses in Ireland. I ignored the keep out and no trespassing signs on the gates, climbed the wall and ended up being escorted out by the farmer who works the land around the house....

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Voters: glazzaro, Mariusz, cameragirl and 12 more


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Cronk 15 6 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2005 3:45PM
I don't really understand why this has only received one click. Very atmospheric. Like it.

Paul

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denka 15 7 Finland
17 Jul 2005 10:14PM
I agree with Paul.
I like the vivid sky in this one, the light and the shadow works real good togheter. Well framed and presented Great work.

denka
A Booth 18 11 4 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2005 12:56AM
superb atmosphere Paul, well exposed and composed image. Are you sure it was "the farmer" who escorted you out?
PatrickSmith 15 1.2k 2 United States
18 Jul 2005 9:18AM
Glad you got the shot! Before I read the description, I was going to mention how spooky it looked. And yes, are you shure it was the farmer??
Patrick
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
18 Jul 2005 9:21AM
Thanks Gavin, Paul, Denka, alan and Patrick. Patrick, a couple of people asked me that. Unless ghosts are known for their extremely choice language then yes it was the farmer lol. Paul
vparmar 15 7 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2005 8:58AM
lovely image! i like the lighting and it is presented very well
vinny
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
19 Jul 2005 9:06AM
Appreciate it Vinny. PAul
ginz04 16 281 20 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2005 10:57AM
quality image.
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
22 Jul 2005 1:39AM
Cheers Ian. Paul
BruceC 14 171
22 Jul 2005 6:15AM
Very moody, and a well chosen angle.
Bernie 16 2.2k
23 Jul 2005 2:09PM
A great image that deserves more praise than this?
covey 15 1.7k Ireland
23 Jul 2005 2:22PM
Thought I knew most of Ireland, but new to me. Where is this Paul?

Nice shot, lovely angles.

Tommie
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
25 Jul 2005 1:20AM
Thanks to Bruce, Bernie and Tommie. Tommie, its just a mile or two from Hook lighthouse in Wexford heading towards Wexford. Better ask the farmers permission though, he's an angry guy. lol. PAul
helena 16 134 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2005 3:32AM
Yeah this place is really creepy!!! Apparently a young travelling man many years ago called to this house. While playing a game of poker, he dropped his cards and the young lady of the house bent down to pick them up. While under the table she noticed that the guest had a hoove instead of a foot. He then burst into a fireball and went through the ceiling. The girl ended up insane and to this day the roof at the back of the house hasn't been repaired. However the house has been a hotel and a convent but lots of spooky things happen down there!!! Tara x
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
25 Jul 2005 4:03AM
Thanks Tara. I met a guy standing outside the gates and asked him if he knew anythng about the house. He said.. "Oh yes! Lots of stories about that place..." Then silence.. I asked "Well...Like what?" He replied "Ooh I could tell you a thing or two about that house.." I waited for a minute, still no stories forthcoming so I climbed the wall myself lol. Paul
Mariusz 14 Poland
26 Jul 2005 3:52AM
interesting shot, great colors
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
26 Jul 2005 3:54AM
Thank you Mariusz. Paul
cameragirl 15 43 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2005 3:55AM
Great composition. Nice you managed to get a picture despite the hoo-har from the farmer. Bit of an adventure!
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
26 Jul 2005 4:03AM
Cheers Sandy, yes it was lol. Paul
glazzaro 15 70 23 United States
26 Jul 2005 6:04AM
Got to love your energy for the shot, hope the farmer was not some big 6 foot giant that escorted you off the property! Wink Beautiful shot, next time lets see a ghost! Wink Spot on! Click!!!

Greg
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
26 Jul 2005 6:09AM
Well he wasn't quite that big and my brother is a second degree black belt so we can both look after ourselves but he was extremely aggressive nonetheless.We simply apologised and climbed back over the wall. He had the gate open but wouldn't let us use the gate, made us climb the wall again. On the ghost, the third window from the right on the top floor did have a single light bulb lit.... Thanks Greg. Paul
10 Aug 2005 5:12AM
love it, the light and shadow works amazing in it, and the colour of the sky. -brendan
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
11 Aug 2005 2:02AM
Thank you Brendan. PAul
Tricia 14 325 Ireland
12 Jun 2006 12:41AM
Great shot, I was told the same story as Helena as a kid,it is a very creepy place, well done.
AlanBW 14 20 England
12 Jun 2006 12:42AM
Worth taking the risk for a shot like this!
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
12 Jun 2006 2:40AM
Thank you Alan lol and Tricia. PAul

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