A touch of Ireland

For today I wanted to share a little something from the Emerald Isle. The first photo was made at the Cliffs of Moher on the western coast of Ireland in County Clare.  It certainly illustrates why Ireland is referred to as the Emerald island. The tower is known as O’Briens Tower.

A nice web site about the Cliffs of Moher may be viewed here.

At the Cliffs of Moher, western coast of Ireland. Photo by Ferrell Jenkins.

The next photo comes from Wicklow County in the south eastern corner of Ireland. Glendalough served as a Christian monastic center for about 500 years from the sixth century A.D.

One of the educational exhibits at Glendalough involves the work of the scribe in copying the Scriptures and writing ecclesiastical works.

Scribe Exhibit at Glendalough, Ireland. Photo by Ferrell Jenkins.

Scribe Exhibit at Glendalough, Wicklow County, Ireland. Photo by Ferrell Jenkins.

Click on Monastic Chapters from a web site about Glendalough and Wicklow County here.

5 responses to “A touch of Ireland

  1. Very beautiful. I am currently preparing a travel guide for Greek islands and i think that the next assignment to be taken up is for Ireland…

  2. beautiful photos. it would be a nice place to visit.

  3. Beautiful…we spent our honeymoon driving through the south of Ireland, we’d love to go back someday.

  4. It’s gorgeously green.

  5. I think I want to go! Might have to start planning for 2013

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