Grianán of Aileach

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Aerial view of the Grianán of Aileach a stone fort on greenan mountain donegal wild atlantic way

An aerial view of Grianán of Aileach • Donegal

The History of the Grianán of Aileach / An Grianán Fort

A small holy well just below the slope of the Grianán of Aileach Donegal

The small holy well below An Grianán • Donegal

A small holy well just below the slope of the Grianán of Aileach Donegal

The small holy well below An Grianán • Donegal

Ní chuala coinnmheadh neimhir,
Ciat chuala coinnmheadh muirir
Gar coinnmheadh cloche Oiligh,
For ghroighibh flatha Fuinidh

I never heard of the billeting of grit stones,
Though I heard of the billeting of companies
Until the stones of Oileach were billeted
On the horses of the King of the West

Left: the entrance to the fort • Upper right: the stone rampart • Lower right: the winding ramp up to the fort

Top: the entrance to the fort • Middle: the stone rampart • Bottom: the winding ramp up to the fort

Folklore, Myths and Legends of An Grianán Fort

Aerial view of the Grianán of Aileach from a drone

Aerial view of An Grianán • Donegal

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