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Ireland in the Spring, 2002

Great historical places
 

Thor Ballylea north of Gort, retreat of William Butler Yeats and friend Lady Gregory.

 

Clonmacnois, monastic site begun by St. Cieran the sixth century

St. Ruth's Milltown Farmhouse outside of Athlone, County Roscommon

French Captain St. Ruth is said to have stayed here the night before he marched into the Battle of Athlone to assist the Irish against the British.

 

A street in Cavan Town, the market town and county seat of County Cavan.

The castle of Cathal (Charles) O'Reilly on Lough Oughter, County Cavan
 

Tully Castle, a Scottish fort in County Fermanagh

Click here for views of Donegal on the coast
Rockwood House, Butlers Bridge, Belturbet, County Cavan