Ireland: 31 Days, 31 Pictures: Day 28- The Lighthouse

Day 28: The Lighthouse Inisheer Lighthouse was completed in 1857 after it was argued that the Inishmore lighthouse was too high and it did not cover the entrances to the North or South Sounds of the Islands. The lighthouse originally had a fixed optic lamp which was supplied by the Chance Brothers of Birmingham. In... Continue Reading →

Ireland: 31 Days, 31 Pictures: Day 27- Stone Walls

Day 27: Stone Walls The stone walls really are of the most impressive and peculiar sights on Inis Óirr. The criss-cross walls define the farmers fields, and collectively add up to thousands of miles. I had walked up to O'Brien's Castle only to find the grounds closed off to visitors (being March it was still... Continue Reading →

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 →

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