March 9, 2018

Galtee Mountains; Cobh, Ireland – Dec, 2017 – Jan, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — wally426 @ 6:49 pm

The Galtee Mountains have the dubious honor of being Ireland’s highest inland mountain range. The summit of Galtymore, the highest peak in the range, stands at 3,009 feet.

The ridge to Galtymore



This guy tested out his tires and drove halfway up the summit


Fearless leader


3,009 Feet


Monument to the victims of a plane crash in 1976

Farmers color their free-range sheep so they know who’s is who

Port of Cobh – One of the world’s deepest natural ports.

Guardian of the Port

This was the debarkation point for thousands of American troops who left to fight in World War I. In the background is an Irish Naval base.




The last passengers aboard the Titanic left from Cobh (then called Queenstown). The great ship actually dropped anchor a mile outside of the harbor and had ferries bring the passengers out, this was meant as a time-saving measure so that Titanic could set the transatlantic record. It was a sad harbinger of things to come.




Heartbreak Pier




St. Benedict Priory





Admiral’s Row




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