Starting in Dublin and then a driving adventure through the Counties of Wicklow, Wexford, Waterford, Tipperary, Galway and Clare.
The Casino at Marino, an 18th Century folly on a grand estate just outside the city center of Dublin on the road to Malahide. Now just his structure survives, and is sadly surrounded by housing developments. While this appears to be just a single room or maybe two, it amazingly is 3 floors plus roof deck, with 16 rooms.
The Quad of Trinty College, Dublin
Ruins found by the roadside, a common sight . . . these are found in Co. Wicklow.
The famous phrase "by hook or by crook" refers to this area and describes two sections of land divided by an inlet from the sea. Here we are looking at the Hook.
Braving the winds at the Hook Lighthouse - said to be the oldest lighthouse in all of Europe.
Silhouettes and views of the ruins at the Rock of Cashel in Co. Tipperary.
Co. Clare . . . houses, cottages
and ruins of grand manors . . .
Travelers on the rocks of the Buren, the northern coast of Co. Clare.