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Beltany Stone Circle – Thin Place in Co. Donegal

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If a thin place is one where the veil between this world and the eternal world is “thin,” then Beltany Stone Circle in County Donegal ranks as one of the thinnest or most mystical sites in all of Ireland. The … Continue reading

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White Park Bay on the Antrim Coast – Where the Sand Sings

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White Park Bay sits on the Antrim Coast between Ballintoy and the Giant’s Causeway. It’s a two-mile long, crescent shaped beach with a series of dunes that run up to a chalk cliff border.  The landscape is an ancient one, … Continue reading

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Grianán of Aileach – the Sun Palace

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Grianán of Aileach or Grianán Ailligh is a cashel on the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal. It was the royal citadel of the northern Ui Néill  (O’Neills) from the 5th to 12th century. The Cashel The cashel dates to the … 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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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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