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  Widderling's Lane Bilingual sign
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  • Widderling's Lane Bilingual sign - Cork
      Widderling's Lane Bilingual sign
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  • Widderlings Lane Shandon - Cork
      Widderlings Lane Shandon
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Most of the street signs in Cork (and I guess other towns etc in Ireland) give both the name in English and Irish Gaelic. Many are quite attractive, like this one on Widderling's Lane (or Lana Widderling) in Shandon, which was cast in metal with celtic style lettering and a crest.

I was curious to find out the origins of the name of this Lane (Which as you can see from the photograph (2) is more of a set of stone steps) That connects Popes Quay and Dominic Street.

So far I haven't found any accurate info.

Anyone know the answer?

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  • Updated Nov 8, 2008
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