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Uragh Stone Circle on the Beara Peninsula – Enchanting

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The Beara Peninsula which straddles Counties Cork and Kerry has some of the most mystical sites in Ireland scattered over its terrain.  The Uragh Stone Circle, not too far off the main road from Kenmare to Ardgroom is one such … Continue reading

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Drombeg Stone Circle – County Cork

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The area in southwest Ireland – West Cork and much of Kerry – has  over 100 prehistoric stone circles.  What was the purpose of these circles and how were they used?  One can only speculate.  Reading the seasons, sacred worship, … Continue reading

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Drive Around Dingle – Slea Head

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One of the most scenic drives in Europe is the drive around the western tip of the Dingle Peninsula where glimpses of Slea Head and the Blasket Islands provide stunning sea views. My favorite part of the drive is just … 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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Beara – Cashelkeelty Stone Circle

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Nine hundred years before Christ was born, people of south western Ireland erected a group of alignment stones in a rocky outcropping on what is now known as the Beara Peninsula. The location was set along an ancient track, known … Continue reading

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