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Co. Kildare: castletown house

Castletown House, Celbridge, Co Kildare, Ireland

Middleham Castle, Yorkshire - birthplace of King Richard III

Middleham Castle, Yorkshire - Where King Richard III spent his formative years and what is said to be his favorite castle

The Staircase Hall, Castletown House, Celbridge, County Kildare, Ireland. Built between 1722 - 1727 for William Connolly, speaker of Irish house of Commons Copyright: Noel Byrne

This photo from Kildare, South is titled 'The Staircase Hall'.

The Irish are often the first to admit they have an inclination to exaggerate.  So, when a corkscrew-shaped barn built was built on an est...

View of the "Wonderful Barn" and the adjoining house, circa The "Wonderful Barn" is a corkscrew-shaped barn built on the edge of Castletown House Estate of the Conolly family, which borders Leixlip and Celbridge, Ireland.

Cemetery County Claire ,Ireland

The cemetery at Fanore, County Clare, Ireland. The light was spectacular at the remains of an old church and cemetery. The remnant wall of the church acted as a shield and focus for the sun rays, to a beautiful, amazing effect.

Birr Castle, Ireland.

Birr Castle, Ireland ~ The century staircase, made of yew wood, was spoken of as "the fairest staircase in Ireland" by the English topographer Thomas Dineley