Shrinkage changes patterns — 2 Comments

  1. My first visit to Ireland was only 17 years ago but even then the roads still had a certain ‘charm’ and I remember being amazed at the width of the main street in some villages whilst the road either side was narrow and winding…..

  2. I think the wide streets grew from the custom of the fairs being held in the town centres. I was once told that Carrickmacross in Co Monaghan had the widest street in Ireland.

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