Tag Archives: Standing Stone

How to find them……… A guide to Ruin Hunting

For over three years a large amount of my photography time has been spent searching for and exploring the vast amount of ruins scattered across the length and breath of Ireland. Be it an ancient Standing Stone, a crumbling Castle, a Round Tower, a … Continue reading

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Johnstown Standing Stone

Aside from Castles, my favourite sites to explore are the many standing stones to be found scattered around the country. Marking the land like the needles of an acupuncturist, in fact I was once told that they were used by … Continue reading

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Hell Fire Club

The Hell Fire Club, Perched high on a mountain-top overlooking the city of Dublin, is undoubtedly the area’s most famous landmark. I remember when during the summer holidays a group of us would often spend the day here after hiking … Continue reading

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Kilgowen : Standing Stone

After my brief visit to the chapel ruin at Fontstown, I was driving down the N9 towards Kilcullen when out of the corner of my eye I spotted this fantastic Standing Stone perched majestically atop a rather large Mound. Well needless to … Continue reading

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