Explore Tyrone Ireland, St Columba, and more!

Corrick Abbey, County Tyrone. It is believed the first religious site was established on this site c. 560 when St. Columba founded a monastery and center of learning. The ruins on the site now are those of the Franciscan Friary established in the 15th century.

Ireland’s travel secrets: Glenelly Valley, Co. Tyrone

It is believed the first religious site was established on this site c. 560 when St. Columba founded a monastery and center of learning. The ruins on the site now are those of the Franciscan Friary established in the century.

Co Tyrone - Beaghmore Stones among 61 other sites including stone circles…

A mystical Halloween tour of mythological Ireland

Co Tyrone - Beaghmore Stones among 61 other sites including stone circles, standing stones, cairns dating to

Grazing sheep among the ruins of Slievemore, Achill Island. Photo: Joseph Mischyshyn / Creative Commons.

A glimpse inside Ireland’s historic ghost villages (PHOTOS)

From archaeological gems to stunning strolls - exploring Ireland's beauty | IrishCentral.com

From archaeological gems to stunning strolls - exploring Ireland's beauty

From archaeological gems to stunning strolls - exploring Ireland's beauty | IrishCentral.com

Beaghmore Stone Circles, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Photo by Gareth McCormack.  The County where our O'Neills, Bates and Nickles come from.

Beaghmore Stone Circles, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Photo by Gareth McCormack. The County where our O'Neills, Bates and Nickles come from.

Ireland's most popular counties and what to visit. Archaeological stone circles in Tyrone

Ireland's most popular counties and what to visit (PHOTOS)

Ireland's most popular counties and what to visit. Archaeological stone circles in Tyrone

Leitrim – The Best of Ireland in One County

Leitrim - The Best of Ireland in One County

Until last weekend, the only time I had ever been to Leitrim was driving through it on my way to Donegal. It’s not a county that is talked about a lot and I don’t think… View Post

Ireland's islands, secret vacation havens around the coast (PHOTOS) - IrishCentral.com

Ireland's islands - secret vacation havens around the coast

The unspoilt beautiful Irish islands dotted around the Ireland’s coast from Mizen to Malin Head, the Skelligs to Tory Island.

Megalithic chambers at Knowth, Ireland.

Mystical: Megalithic Chambers at Frontiers of Anthropology: Megalith Builders, Red Paint People and Algonquins. (The barrows)

Beltany Stone Circle at Raphoe - supposedly the largest stone circle in Ireland. It certainly calls the spirit to walk around it and wonder what it all meant. By Maewynia on flickr

Beltany Stone Circle at Raphoe - supposedly the largest stone circle in Ireland. Birthplace of Robert Moore Wilson 1836

Planning a visit to Northern Ireland and fancy a stop in Tyrone? Here are five must-do attractions to get you started.

The top five places to visit in County Tyrone (PHOTOS)

The beautiful Glendalough was the site of the renowned early medieval monastic settlement founded by St. Kevin located in a stunning valley in the Wicklow mountains. St. Kevin’s Trail follows in the saint’s steps through the peaceful countryside and explores the monastery where he spent most of his life in prayer taking in the Wicklow Gap and the Glendasan River along the route.

Ireland’s most famous pilgrimage sites (PHOTOS)

Ireland's most popular counties and what to visit (PHOTOS)

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