Northwest, Ireland Photos

The Northwest of the Republic of Ireland offers a rugged area of coastlines, hills and villages of note such as Connemara National Park, Knock, Sligo, Donegal, Bunglass, Glenveagh National Park, Doe Castle & Grianan of Aileach hilltop fort. These sites are close to those across the border in western Northern Ireland.

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Carved knots on high cross at Kilfenora. Ireland.Celtic crosses at Kilfenora. Ireland.Church ruins at Kilfenora. Ireland.Sea inlet from Sky Road, Connemara. Ireland.
Carved knots on high cross at Kilfenora. Ireland.Celtic crosses at Kilfenora. Ireland.Church ruins at Kilfenora. Ireland.Sea inlet from Sky Road, Connemara. Ireland.
Isolated house on Sky Road, Connemara. Ireland.Kylemore Abbey. Ireland.Kylemore Abbey. Ireland.Knock Shrine, a pilgrimage site of a miracle. Ireland.
Isolated house on Sky Road, Connemara. Ireland.Kylemore Abbey. Ireland.Kylemore Abbey. Ireland.Knock Shrine, a pilgrimage site of a miracle. Ireland.
Angel sculpture within Knock Shrine. Ireland.Directions signs for crowds at Knock Shrine. Ireland.Scenic view west of Sligo. Ireland.Scenic view west of Sligo. Ireland.
Angel sculpture within Knock Shrine. Ireland.Directions signs for crowds at Knock Shrine. Ireland.Scenic view west of Sligo. Ireland.Scenic view west of Sligo. Ireland.
Beach at Mullaghmore near Sligo. Ireland.Coast at Mullaghmore near Sligo. Ireland.Wetlands at Mullaghmore near Sligo. Ireland.Creevykeel Court stone cairn near Mullaghmore in northwest of Ireland.
Beach at Mullaghmore near Sligo. Ireland.Coast at Mullaghmore near Sligo. Ireland.Wetlands at Mullaghmore near Sligo. Ireland.Creevykeel Court stone cairn near Mullaghmore in northwest of Ireland.
Coast near Donegal. Ireland.Coast near Donegal. Ireland.Donegal Castle. Ireland.Donegal Church. Ireland.
Coast near Donegal. Ireland.Coast near Donegal. Ireland.Donegal Castle. Ireland.Donegal Church. Ireland.
Boats moored at Killybegs Port. Ireland.Ship masts at Killybegs Port. Ireland.Cliffs of Bunglass. Ireland.Cliffs of Bunglass. Ireland.
Boats moored at Killybegs Port. Ireland.Ship masts at Killybegs Port. Ireland.Cliffs of Bunglass. Ireland.Cliffs of Bunglass. Ireland.
Cliffs of Bunglass. Ireland.Shore below cliffs of Bunglass. Ireland.Rocks below cliffs of Bunglass. Ireland.Traditional Irish wagon with fenders for passengers to sit sideways parked in Folk Village, Glencolumbkille. Ireland.
Cliffs of Bunglass. Ireland.Shore below cliffs of Bunglass. Ireland.Rocks below cliffs of Bunglass. Ireland.Traditional Irish wagon with fenders for passengers to sit sideways parked in Folk Village, Glencolumbkille. Ireland.
Landscape near Glenveagh National Park. Ireland.Scenic view just east of Glenveagh National Park. Ireland.Glenveagh Castle in Glenveagh National Park. Ireland.Glenveagh Castle, Glenveagh National Park beyond lupines. Ireland.
Landscape near Glenveagh National Park. Ireland.Scenic view just east of Glenveagh National Park. Ireland.Glenveagh Castle in Glenveagh National Park. Ireland.Glenveagh Castle, Glenveagh National Park beyond lupines. Ireland.
Lupines at Glenveagh Castle, Glenveagh National Park. Ireland.Glenveagh Castle beside lake at Glenveagh National Park. Ireland.Lake at Glenveagh National Park. Ireland.Doe Castle on inlet of Sheephaven Bay. Ireland.
Lupines at Glenveagh Castle, Glenveagh National Park. Ireland.Glenveagh Castle beside lake at Glenveagh National Park. Ireland.Lake at Glenveagh National Park. Ireland.Doe Castle (early 15thC) on inlet of Sheephaven Bay. Ireland.
Doe Castle on inlet of Sheephaven Bay. Ireland.Gravestones at Doe Castle. Ireland.Fortified walls of Doe Castle. Ireland.Ramparts of Grianan of Aileach hilltop fort. Ireland.
Doe Castle (early 15thC) on inlet of Sheephaven Bay. Ireland.Gravestones at Doe Castle. Ireland.Fortified walls of Doe Castle. Ireland.Ramparts of Grianan of Aileach hilltop fort (6thC). Ireland.
Ramparts of Grianan of Aileach hilltop fort. Ireland.Modern round St. Aengus church near Grianan of Aileach. Ireland.

Ramparts of Grianan of Aileach hilltop fort (6thC). Ireland.Modern round St. Aengus church (1967) near Grianan of Aileach. Ireland. Architect: Liam McCormick.


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