Man-Made West of Ireland

Lovely old structures from the wild West of Ireland - castles, ringforts, promontory forts and more.
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an old stone building sitting on top of a lush green field next to a hill
The deserted village at Slievemore, Achill Island, Mayo.
an animal that is standing in the grass near some rocks and grass on a hill
Abandoned 'booleying' houses, used for transhumance until the early 20th Century, Achill Island, Mayo.
a large rock sitting on top of a lush green field
Giant dolmen, Roscommon.
an old structure made out of rocks on top of a hill
Megalithic passage tomb (ca. 5,000 years old), Sligo.
a stone cross on top of a rock near the ocean
Cenotaph Memorial, Inis Mór, Galway (19th C).
an old stone castle sitting on top of a lush green field
Shrule Castle, Mayo (13th / 14th C)
an old stone structure sitting on top of a lush green field
Teampall Bheanáin, Inis Mór, Galway.
an old stone building sitting on top of a grass covered hill
Ruined Napoleonic Tower from the early 19th Century, Inisturk Island, Mayo.
an old concrete structure sitting on top of a lush green field next to the ocean
World War II Look Out Post near Roonagh pier in west Mayo.