POTD: From Ruin to Ruin

From Ruin to Ruin
Burrishoole Abbey, County Mayo

There are so many interesting old ruins in Ireland you can often see one from another.

4 thoughts on “POTD: From Ruin to Ruin”

  1. There was an art movement of the 19th century themed with old Irish ruins being explored by the gentry of the day very Byron-esque…

    1. There was also a romantic trend of sorts of about that same period(?) in which well-off folks were building follies on their estates (buildings built for decorative rather than functional purposes) that looked like ruins.

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