Spring in Ireland

I just got back from a trip to Ireland, where the season is much more advanced. Now I get to see spring twice!

 

Of course, being Ireland there were stone walls everywhere. This is one of the oldest examples, a collapsed beehive hut on the slopes of Mt Brandon:

 

No trip is to the Emerald Isle is complete without a visit to Blarney Castle. In addition to the fabled Stone, there are extensive gardens, worthy of a visit in their own right:

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