Pastoral Ireland Photograph by Jim Richardson. Ubiquitous stone fences snake across Ireland’s idyllic pastoral countryside. Although many towns have transformed themselves into tourist hot spots, many remain virtually untouched by modern influences.
Wicklow Mountains National Park is a protected area in Ireland, one of six national parks in the country. The park stretches through County Wicklow as well as small areas of South Dublin and Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown in County Dublin.