Ireland: 31 Days, 31 Pictures: Day 23- Dunguaire Castle

Day 23: Dunguaire Castle Dunguaire Castle (Irish: Dún Guaire) is a 16th-century tower house on the southeastern shore of Galway Bay in County Galway, near Kinvara. The name derives from the Dun of King Guaire, the legendary king of Connacht. The castle's 75-foot (23 m) tower and its defensive wall have been restored, and the grounds are open to tourists during... Continue Reading →

Ireland: 31 Days, 31 Pictures: Day 15- St Joseph’s Industrial School

Day 15: St Joseph's Industrial School I came to Letterfrack, a small village in the Connemara area of County Galway, to research St Joseph's Industrial School, otherwise known as Letterfrack Reformatory School. The school was opened in 1887, and run by the Congregation of Christian Brothers. St Joseph's received a lasting notoriety through revelation of physical... Continue Reading →

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