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Saint Kevin Cathedral and Round Tower in the Background, Glendalough, Ireland.

Glendalough, Wicklow Mountains National Park, Ireland - The Valley of Two Lakes and The Monastic City

Glendalough, Ireland

Glendalough, Ireland - is a glacial valley in County Wicklow, Ireland. It is renowned for its Early Medieval monastic settlement founded in the century by St Kevin, a hermit priest, and partly destroyed in 1398 by English troops.

I liked this picture of Cobh (pronounced cove) in county Cork, Ireland and now I just realized that I visited that church this weekend!!!!!

St Colman's Cathedral, Cobh, County Cork, Ireland Just up the Road from Aunty Nellie's on Casement Square!

Blarney Castle Ireland  Of course this was a stop on our trip

Kiss that Blarney Stone! I am Irish after all! Blarney Castle with its moat, in Ireland. Home of the "Blarney Stone" where you bend over backwards to kiss the Blarney Stone to be bestowed with the gift of Eloquence.

Jameson brewry, Middelton, Ireland

Jameson's Whiskey Distillery, Midleton, Co. Cork- great day visit or why not think of this as an option for an Irish Night with dinner and Irish entertainment?

~ St Magnus Cathedral, Scotland

St Magnus Cathedral Kirkwall Orkney, Scotland Photo by Harold Stiver. I love old churches and cemeteries.

Glendalough Valley, Ireland Copyright: Derek Smyth

Glendalough Valley, Ireland - The round tower which forms part of the monastic remains at Glendalough in county Wicklow. This early Christian ecclesiastical settlement was founded by St. Kevin a hermit priest in the century.

Marriage Stone - Cape Clear Island, County Cork, Ireland

Marriage Stone - Cape Clear Island, County Cork, Ireland years ego people in Ireland got married or renewed their weeding contracts ( annually) by joining hands through the stone of Accord on the Old Head in Kinsale in County Cork, Ireland.

12th century church ruins in the Dingle Peninsula, Ireland,I have pictures I took in this church in 1999.

Reminds me of the old Irish church and cemetery I had in mind in my story Ragdoll, when Aithne is trying to escape from Gabhar. century church ruins in the Dingle Peninsula, Ireland

Labbacallee wedge tomb (Irish: Leaba Chaillí "Hag's Bed") is a large pre-historic burial monument, located 8 km (5.0 mi) north-west of Fermoy and 2 km (1.2 mi) south-east of Glanworth, County Cork, Ireland. It is the largest Irish wedge tomb and dates from roughly 2300 BCE

Labbacallee wedge tomb (Irish: Leaba Chaillí "Hag's Bed") is a large prehistoric burial monument, located 8 km mi) northwest of Fermoy and 2 km mi) southeast of Glanworth, County Cork, It is the largest Irish wedge tomb and dates from roughly 2300 BCE.

Letterkenny - Ireland (byJohn O'Sullivan) IFTTT Tumblr

Street at dusk, Litterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland, Kodachrome 200 - lens