Fuerty Abbey and Ancient Graveyard, Co Roscommon, Ireland
The Poisoned Glen, Co Donegal, Ireland. In Irish mythology poisoned by Balor of the evil eye.
Doonagore Castle, 16th century round tower house
Doonagore Castle, The Burren, Co Clare, Ireland
Parknabinnia wedge tomb, the Burren, Co Clare, Ireland
Front entrance of Parknabinnia wedge tomb
Old Kiltartan Graveyard, Gort, Co Galway, Ireland
Roscommon Castle, Roscommon, Co Roscommon, Ireland
Woodlawn Tower House folly and fake entrance
Gothic style wall and arch folly
Woodlawn fake entrance and Round Tower folly
Round Tower folly built circa 1900. Woodlawn, Ballinasloe, Co Galway, Ireland
Gate lodge built circa 1850 in the style of a Tower House
Kells (Ceanannas Mór) monastery was founded in 554AD by St Columba (St Colmcille).
Kells High Cross – The East Cross, east face
Kells High Cross and Round Tower
Kells Round Tower, 10th century
Kells High Cross – The South Cross aka Cross of Patrick and Columba
Kells High Cross – The West Cross, west face
9th century Kells High Cross – The Market Cross, west face.
Kells High Cross – The Market Cross, east face
Kells High Cross – the base of the Market Cross
Spire doorway. Kells Monastic Site, Co Meath, Ireland
Castlestrange Stone has La Tène style flowing geometric patterns carved into it and dates from the last few centuries before Christ.
The Castlestrange granite boulder is 1 of 3 La Tène stones in Ireland
Setting of Castlestrange Stone
Castlestrange Cult Stone, Co Roscommon, Ireland
Cliffs of Moher, Co Clare, Ireland
At their lowest point the cliffs are 120 metres rising to over 200 metres at their highest
O’Brien’s Tower at the Cliffs of Moher
Cliffs of Moher – Wild Atlantic Way sign
Cahercommaun Stone Fort, The Burren, Co Clare, Ireland
Three ringed stone fort perched on a cliff edge. Built circa 800AD
The outer walls are quite ruinous
Kilfenora, the West Cross
The North High Cross
The west face of the Doorty Cross
The east face of the Doorty Cross
High Cross shaft fragment
Bishops Head above the entrance
Kilfenora Cathedral, The Burren, Co Clare Ireland
Caherconnell Stone Fort, The Burren, Co Clare, Ireland
The cashel was built in the 10th Century.
The new entrance dates to the 15th – 16th century
Caherconnell Stone Fort is located in the karst rugged limestone landscape of the Burren like Cahermore Stone Fort.
The Burren, Co Clare, Ireland
Burren – The Wild Atlantic Way
Typical Burren wall
Karst landscape of the Burren
The Burren in colour. Four images on film circa 1990
The Burren Landscape 2023
House in the process of being rethatched
Kinvarra, Co Galway, Ireland
Leamaneh Castle, The Burren, Co Clare, Ireland
Without the new build cropped out
Saint Brigid’s Well, Liscannor, Co Clare, Ireland
Came across this well on the way to the Cliffs of Moher – it’s amazing.
In the wall of the grotto
The entrance to the grotto and well
Cloghan Castle, Co Galway, Ireland. Extensively rebuilt around the 1970s the original remains date to round 1240. Today it caters for private hire and as a wedding venue.
Poulnabrone Portal Tomb, The Burren, Co Clare, Ireland
I photographed Poulnabrone 25 years earlier on film and when there was no rope barrier – you can see the results here https://www.tonyoneill.org/2016/12/04/poulnabrone-dolmen/
Kilmacduagh Monastery, Gort, Co Clare, Ireland
Kilmacduagh Round Tower at 34 meters – the tallest round tower in the world
Cahermore Stone Fort aka Ballyallaban ringfort, The Burren, Co Clare, Ireland
Fortified farmstead with walls up to 9 feet thick and high, built in the medieval period.
Cahermore Stone Fort is located in the karst rugged limestone landscape of the Burren like Caherconnell Stone Fort.
Finn McCool’s Fingers, Shantemon Hill Stone Row / Alignment, Co Cavan, Ireland