Tag Archives: Cemeteries

Boa Island and Caldragh Cemetery – the Janus Figure

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This two faced Janus figure has been watching the sun rise and set over Boa Island for several thousand years.  He’s about four feet high and is perched in a lumpy, ancient cemetery in County Fermanagh – Caldragh Cemetery. Boa … Continue reading

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Rathcroghan – Royal Site in Tulsk – County Roscommon

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Guest blogger for this post is Mike Croghan, owner of Rathcroghan Tours.  He’s  from Bellanagare in County Roscommon. Mike is an artist as well as a guide will be leading our group through the Rathcroghan sites on day 6 of … Continue reading

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Corcomroe Abbey – Monastic Ruins in The Burren

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County Clare is one the most visited areas on tours of Ireland, and the Burren is a worthy destination for any traveler to the West. The Poulnabrone Dolmen, ring forts and the  moonscape look of the Burren are what most … Continue reading

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Timoleague – Mystical Ruin on the Sea

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Along the road between Kinsale and Clonakilty, near Courtmacsherry is the village of Timoleague which is dominated by the great seaside abbey ruin, a remnant of a 13th century Franciscan Friary.  The abbey is built on the site of a … Continue reading

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Skibbereen Famine Cemetery – a thin place

Skibbereen was a hub of commerce in southern Ireland during the nineteenth century, with the River Ilen flowing through the town ending at the Baltimore Harbour near the Atlantic Ocean.  But Skibbereen is perhaps most famous for its association with … Continue reading

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Kilshannig – The North Side of Dingle Littered with Bones

One of the few places in Ireland I can photographically remember is Kilshannig, a small dilapidated village on the Dingle peninsula at its northernmost point.  Most visitors that spend a day or less in Dingle seldom visit the northern route … Continue reading

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