Ireland’s countryside feels timeless and many layered: golden lichens, weathered stones, green pastures dotted with sheep, the slate blue ocean, and pearl gray mists transforming into castles and dolmens and stone circles. This is one side of Irish sensibility and it runs deep, far into historical and mythic realms. Take a small tour of some quintessential sights.
Castle Bun na Raite
the priest’s room
9th Century Pillar Stone
Drombeg Stone Circle with a hint of sea in the background near Glandore
Fuchsia Hedge Skibbereen
Galley Head Lighthouse from Red Strand
Castle and Farm Clonakilty
There are many more paths to explore.