Southern Ireland Area Photos

The south coast of Ireland covers regions called Cork/Kerry and Southeast. It is one of the most visited areas of the Republic of Ireland beyond Dublin.

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Dingle Peninsula Goats at Dingle Peninsula. Ireland Gallarus Oratory on Dingle Peninsula. Ireland Coastline of Dingle Peninsula. Ireland
Dingle, Ireland Dingle harbor view. Dingle, Ireland Dingle crystal shop in Dingle. Dingle, Ireland Celtic jewelry shop in Dingle. Dingle, Ireland
Great Blasket Centre on Dingle Peninsula Entrance to Great Blasket Centre museum on Dingle Peninsula. Ireland Glass & Steel artwork created by Róisin de Buitléar & Salah Kawala representing lives of Blasket Islanders at Great Blasket Centre museum on Dingle Peninsula. Ireland Examples of boats used by Blasket Islanders at Great Blasket Centre museum on Dingle Peninsula. Ireland
Ring of Kerry Village on coast near Snave. Ireland Beaches at Derrynane National Park. Ireland Monks in a Boat sculpture on Ring of Kerry celebrating early sea voyage from Ireland
Sneem on Ring of Kerry Houses facing South Square of Sneem. Sneem, Ireland Streetscape of colorful houses facing South Square of Sneem. Sneem, Ireland Rapids on stream running through Sneem. Sneem, Ireland
Staigue Fort on Ring of Kerry Staigue Stone Fort on Ring of Kerry route. Ireland Detail of thick walls, built without mortar, of Staigue Fort on Ring of Kerry. Ireland Cow resting on land around Staigue Fort on Ring of Kerry. Ireland
Derrynane House on Ring of Kerry Derrynane House home of Daniel O'Connell, founder of Irish independence movement in Derrynane National Park. Ireland Loo table carved with Irish symbols, originally used to play game of Loo, made by Peter Beakey, & given to O'Connell in 1844 while he was imprisoned for his political activities at Derrynane House. Ireland Detail of portrait of Daniel O'Connell by John Gubbins in dining room at Derrynane House. Ireland
Muckross House, Killarney Muckross House with surrounding gardens in Killarney National Park. Killarney, Ireland Inlaid cupboard in Muckross House, near Killarney. Ireland Rhododendron blossoms at Muckross House in Killarney National Park. Killarney, Ireland
Muckross Traditional Farms, Killarney Entrance with climbing roses & nasturtiums at Quille's farm at Muckross Traditional Farms in Killarney National Park. Killarney, Ireland Irish wolfhound at Muckross Traditional Farms in Killarney National Park. Killarney, Ireland Cart carrying peat for heating at Muckross Traditional Farms in Killarney National Park. Killarney, Ireland
Castle Ross, Killarney Ross Castle tower house, on edge of Lough Leane, in Killarney National Park, County Derry. Killarney, Ireland Details of tower of Ross Castle in Killarney National Park. Killarney, Ireland View of Lough Leane with mountains of Killarney National Park in background. Killarney, Ireland
Cork View of Cork along Lee River from Grand Parade. Ireland Grand Parade in Cork. Ireland Victorian crown structure on Grand Parade in Cork. Ireland
Blarney Castle View from ruins of Blarney Castle. Ireland Kissing Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle is not for those afraid of heights. Ireland Exterior of Blarney Castle with stone located where sky shows through above top window. Ireland
Cahir, Ireland Town Medieval Cahir Castle built on rocky island in River Suir. Cahir, Ireland Cahir Castle streetscape. Cahir, Ireland Fountain on Cahir Town Square. Cahir, Ireland
Cahir Castle, Ireland Northern wall & two corner towers Cahir Castle. Cahir, Ireland Portcullis with projecting stonework overhang used to support mechanism to raise the defensive door at Cahir Castle. Cahir, Ireland Banqueting hall with hammer-beam ceiling at Cahir Castle. Cahir, Ireland
Swiss Cottage, Cahir, Ireland Ornamental-style Swiss Cottage part of Picturesque movement where wealthy owners escaped to live simpler life. Cahir, Ireland Ornamental-style Swiss Cottage part of Picturesque movement of late 18th C. Cahir, Ireland Woven pillar detail of Swiss Cottage. Cahir, Ireland
Rock of Cashel, Ireland Rock of Cashel, a hill top monastery. Ireland Round Tower & Irish crosses at Rock of Cashel. Ireland Sarcophagus carving detail with Irish design in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland
Clonmel, Ireland The Main Guard was built as a courthouse copied from designs of Sir Christopher Wren. Clonmel, Ireland Ormond Castle, Carrick-on-Suir, Ireland Elizabethan-style architecture Tudor manor house at Ormond Castle. Carrick-on-Suir, Ireland
Kilkenny, Ireland Courthouse in Kilkenny. Ireland Shops on streets of Kilkenny. Ireland Antique delivery truck in Kilkenny. Ireland
Kilkenny Castle Castle at Kilkenny in Norman style. Kildare, Ireland Mirror over parlor fireplace at Kilkenny Castle. Ireland Picture gallery at Kilkenny Castle. Ireland
Rothe House, Kilkenny Rothe House. Kilkenny, Ireland Contoured great chair with turned legs at Rothe House. Kilkenny, Ireland Flower garden at Rothe House. Kilkenny, Ireland
Medieval Mile Museum, Kilkenny Private chantry chapel established by local merchant now Medieval Mile Museum. Kilkenny, Ireland Post-Protestant Reformation burial monuments on wall over older Catholic tombs well-preserved below line to where floor was raised at Medieval Mile Museum. Kilkenny, Ireland Headless body of Goliath being taken to Jerusalem scene on plaster replica of north high cross from Ahenny in County Tipperary at Medieval Mile Museum. Kilkenny, Ireland
Kells Priory, Ireland Tower houses in walls at Kells Priory. Ireland Church ruins at Kells Priory. Ireland Sheep at Kells Priory. Ireland
Jerpoint Abbey, Ireland Ruins of Jerpoint Abbey south of Thomastown. Ireland Cloister enclosure carving of Christian figure between double columns at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland Cloister enclosure carving of Medieval figure between double columns at Jerpoint Abbey. Ireland
Waterford, Ireland Waterford harbor on River Suir seen from Reginald's Tower. Waterford, Ireland The Mall streetscape in Viking Triangle. Waterford, Ireland Waterford Crystal building on The Mall. Waterford, Ireland
Reginald's Tower, Waterford Reginald's Tower on Viking base, rebuilt by Anglo Normans with top two floors added , now a museum of Viking Waterford. Waterford, Ireland Viking Sword Sculpture, Waterford Gothic church ruins on Bailey's New St. with Viking sword sculpture featuring designs from several sources by John Hayes, longest wood carving in world. Waterford, Ireland
Medieval Museum, Waterford Medieval Museum building section of Museum of Treasures built over a below-ground Medieval structure. Waterford, Ireland Pages of Great Charter Roll with portraits of Justiciars or king's rulers of Ireland were used as support for Waterford's shipping monopoly & which show dress styles of 14th C at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland Medieval vestment discovered during demolition of old cathedral at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland
Waterford Cathedral Neoclassical entrance facade of Christ Church Cathedral. Waterford, Ireland Sculpted Georgian plaster ceiling decoration with Waterford chandelier at Christ Church Cathedral. Waterford, Ireland Organ in archway at Christ Church Cathedral. Waterford, Ireland
Bishop's Palace Museum, Waterford Entrance hall staircase at Bishop's Palace. Waterford, Ireland Dining room at Bishop's Palace. Waterford, Ireland Rocking horse prob. made in Waterford at Bishop's Palace. Waterford, Ireland
Dunbrody Famine Ship Museum, New Ross, Ireland Masts of Dunbrody Famine Ship. New Ross, Ireland Ropes & wooden cleats at Dunbrody Famine Ship. New Ross, Ireland Table & benches below deck at Dunbrody Famine Ship. New Ross, Ireland
Ballyhack, Ireland Harbor at Ballyhack. Ireland Ballyhack village. Ireland Ballyhack Castle a typical Irish tower house built by Knights Hospitallers of St John. Ireland
Tintern Abbey Landscape around Tintern Abbey. Ireland Tintern Abbey ruins Cistercian Abbey. Ireland Stone face in Lady Chapel at Tintern Abbey. Ireland
Irish National Heritage Park Recreation of Mesolithic straw hut at Irish National Heritage Park. Ireland Replica of Ringfort combined wealthy farmhouse & fort at Irish National Heritage Park. Ireland Replica of medieval Crannog lake settlement at Irish National Heritage Park. Ireland

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