Ireland: Sights & Scenery

North, South, East, and West–the Emerald Isle is one of the most photogenic places in all the world…

… uniquely blessed with a natural beauty and history that is quintessentially Irish… not to mention all vibrant man-made colors that will delight you along the way.

Let’s go!


Westport


The Burren


Spanish Point

Spanish Point

Sligo


Saint Bridget’s Well



Rossbeigh Strand


Quilty


Portmagee

Gateway to the Skellig Islands


County Mayo


Bearra


Newgrange



County Clare


Kinsale


Kilorglin


Kilmacduagh

Kilmacduagh, literally “church of Duagh’s son”, is a fascinating monastic site which dates back to the establishment of an abbey there in the seventh century. Consisting of several church ruins, a leaning round tower, and cemetery this special place is at once both haunting and serenely beautiful.

In the Church at Kilmacduagh: “Pray for the soul of James Mulane and his wife Sarah Laughnane, who made this tomb for them & their reposter 1709”.
The atmosphere at dusk is other-worldly, and seems to summon the memories of all those who have lived and died here since ancient times.

Wild Atlantic Way


Kilkenny


Killarney National Park


Glendalough


Giant’s Causeway

County Ulster (Northern Ireland)


Galway


Dunguarie Castle


Doolin

McGann’s: Great Food, Trad, and Craic


Dingle


Croagh Patrick

Frank’s done his penance to the summit three times!


Cashel


Carrountoohil

Blessed with an uncommonly perfect weather day, I had the pleasure and privilege of summiting Carrauntoohil, the centerpiece of the MacGillicuddy’s Reeks, and at 3,400 feet elevation, the highest peak in Ireland.

The aptly named devil’s staircase follows the line where shadow meets unlight.
For a moment, the highest man in Ireland!
A heartstone for Agnes O’Sullivan

Donegal


Inishmore, Aran Islands

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