|At the Giants Causeway, March 2011. This mysterious rock formation was made by the|
giant Finn McCool of Ireland. (Or if you prefer, by volcanic activity)
One of many places we have visited with Arny and Tracy on our visits with them in Ireland.
On several trips to Ireland, I've come to love the green beauty of the Irish landscape and also to appreciate the cuisine, which is not in the least dominated by corned beef and cabbage or by potatoes. These are the American cliches about Irish food! Here are some photos that I have posted before, to celebrate Ireland.
|Clonmacnoise National Historic Site, County Offaly, Ireland.|
|Opening an oyster at Moran's Oyster Cottage at Coole near the estate made famous|
by William Butler Yeats. We've been there several times.
|Lemon tart at a restaurant in Galway.|
|Swans near Moran’s Oyster House, reminding me of the Yeats poem “The Wild Swans at Coole.”|
”But now they drift on the still water,
|Irish sheep in 2016.|
|Ancient Dolmen at the Burren near Galway, 2005|
|"Under bare Ben Bulben's head|
In Drumcliff churchyard Yeats is laid.
An ancestor was rector there
Long years ago, a church stands near,
By the road an ancient cross." -- W.B.Yeats