by Annaliese Moyer
Lovely photograph of Newgrange with a deep blue sky and white cloud backdrop.
Twelve Standing Stones survive of
what may have been an arc at the front of the mound or possibly a complete
circle of about 35 stones surrounding the mound.
, photographed from the mound at
A folly is a building with no particular purpose, many follies were built in
Ireland by wealthy landowners in the 19th century, sometimes with the
worthwhile purpose of providing work during the famine.
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