Renvyle Castle

Renvyle Castle
Renvyle Castle, 13-14th century tower house. Around 1546 Donal O’Flaherty married Grace O’Malley (Granuaile Ni Mhaille, Gráinne O’Malley) the famous Sea Queen of Connacht, and they lived at the castle

Downhill Demesne & Mussenden Temple

Downhill Demesne
Downhill Demesne, Co Derry, Northern Ireland

Downhill Demesne

Downhill Demesne

The path from Downhill house to the Mussenden Temple

Mussenden Temple

Mussenden Temple was built in 1785 inspired by the Temple of Vesta in Tivoli

Mussenden Temple
The temple is located on the cliff edge overlooking Downhill Strand and the Atlantic Ocean

Castledermot Round Tower and High Crosses

Castledermot Round Tower and High Crosses, Co Kildare, Ireland
Castledermot Round Tower
Castledermot Round Tower and Romanesque arch of earlier church (reconstructed)

Castledermot Southern High Cross
South High Cross, West face

Castledermot Southern High Cross
South High Cross, East face

Castledermot Northern High Cross
North High Cross, East face

Castledermot Northern High Cross
North High Cross, West face

Holed cross stone
Holed cross stone (the swearing stone) – very weathered

Castledermot Viking Hog-back stone
Viking Hog-back stone with weathered diamond pattern on one side and crosses on the other

Castledermot Millstone
Medieval millstone in the graveyard

Rosses Point

Waiting on shore - statue
Waiting on shore – statue, Rosses Point, Co Sligo, Ireland

Waiting on shore - statue

Rosses Point Buoy
Rosses Point – Buoy

Rosses Point Pilot House
Rosses Point – River Pilot Watch House

Moone High Cross

Moone High Cross
Moone High Cross, Co Kildare, Ireland

Moone High Cross

Moone Abbey
The ruins of Moone Abbey

Glosh Tower

One of 82 signal towers built by the british to watch for invading French around the 1800’s
Glosh Signal Tower
Glosh Signal Tower, Fallmore, Belmullet, Ireland

Glosh Signal Tower

Deirbhle’s Twist

Deirbhle's (Dervla's) Twist
Deirbhle’s (Dervla’s) Twist, Belmullet Peninsula, Co Mayo, Ireland

Deirbhle's (Dervla's) Twist
A modern spiral of stones designed and built by Michael Bulfin as part of the North Mayo Sculpture Trail (Tír Sáile)

Deirbhle's (Dervla's) Twist

Old Smithy – Castlebellingham

Old Smithy with horseshoe shaped doorway
Old forge circa 1880 with horseshoe shaped doorway – detailed with recess and nail holes

Old forge/smithy
Old forge/smithy – used as garage, Castlebellingham, Co Louth, Ireland

Old forge/smithy with horseshoe shaped doorway
All photographs late 1980’s – Kodak HIE Infrared film