The Hill of Tara is in the Boyne River Valley and is the ancient site where the High Kings of Ireland were crowned. These actions go back thousands of years. Saint Patrick lit his Easter bonfires at the nearby Hill of Slane in the fourth century AD, much to the hatred of the pagan High … More Hill of Tara/Stone of Destiny (Photos) | Photo A Day | Ireland Landscape Photography
Twenty two people were found buried within the Poulnabrone Portal Tomb, which is nearly 5,000 years old. Sixteen adults and six children were laid to rest in the interior. The bones were first buried elsewhere and then transferred to the portal tomb for final internment. A mysterious place.
Photographed as our boat rounded the corner past Little Skellig, the island of Skellig Michael looms in the distance. The island is unbelievable and is the site of a 6th century Christian monastery. A must visit site.
Skellig Michael, Ireland is one of the most incredible destinations I have seen in my whole life. The island’s jagged crags are pictured above. Crowning the island is the stone-on-stone Skellig Michael monastery built by the ascetic monks in the 6th century AD. All travelers take a boat trip to Skellig Michael across oceans that may … More Skellig Michael Island Ireland (Photos) | Photo A Day | Ireland Landscape Photography