The chess-piece-style Dunguaire Castle was erected around 1520 by the O'Hynes clan and is in excellent condition following extensive restoration. www.lonelyplanet.com/ireland/county-galway/kinvara/sights/architecture/dunguaire-castle#ixzz3E3uYCTLj
City Harbour, Galway City (Ireland). I got to know this city quite well as a study abroad student at the National University of Ireland, Galway, in spring 2008. Ireland is such a rich country - in the stories and in the soil!
April 1971 "Field-girdling fences of unmortared stone, built of rocks cleared from the land, create a gray maze on Inishman - Middle Island. The hundreds of miles of gateless walls that honeycomb Aran pastures and gardens shield the shallow soil from buffeting winds."