in the West of Ireland -County Mayo.
The place of many tragedies, hit hard by the famine. Home of Grace
O'Malley, the Pirate Queen and once home to St. Dymphna, patron saint of
the mentally ill.
in County Clare in the West of Ireland, this place derives its name from
the Gaelic word "bhoireann" meaning 'stony place'. Very
rocky with the look of a moonscape. Home of the Poulnabrone Dolmen.
Rock of Cashel in County Tipperary in the Muenster Province (southern
Ireland). Former home of the Kings of Muenster. Once a strong
-hold for the great Brian Boru, High King of Ireland. Now a ruin and
cemetery. Breathtaking views ... a very "thin place."
of open of the most famous monasteries in Ireland - once a great school of
learning founded by St. Ciaran. It lies in the Central part of
Ireland in County Offaly
place of pilgrimage in the North West of Ireland in County Donegal.
Name derives from the 'glen of Columbkille' in honor of St. Columbkille (Columba)
who was born near this site and founded many monasteries in Ireland.
A pilgrims walk with 15 stations runs through the glen. Each station
has an ancient marker.
city County Wicklow founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century.
Monastic ruins, round towers and graves are some of the remnants of the
ancient city in "the valley of two lakes".
of the three Aran Islands in the West of Ireland in County Galway.
Home of the most famous cliff-fort in all of Europe - Dun Aonghusa -
situated on the edge of a 100 meter sheer cliff edge.
of the most famous woman saint in Ireland - St. Brigid. It was here
that she founded her monastery for both men and women. Her ministry
continues to the present. This is a site with several