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This is St. Kevin's Tower, in Glendalough, (glen of the 2 lakes).
Built in the 6th century, this is one of the most important and visually beautiful examples of early Christianity in Ireland.
There is a wealth of stories and folklore surrounding this incredible site in the Wicklow Mountains.....very beautiful.
Now, that I have posted this,....it is only fair to show some more of the lakes and amazing view around this majestic countryside.
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Nov 09 2012 16:28 GMT Annamaria
Great entry with lots of history, Joe!!
Nov 09 2012 16:41 GMT Foggydew
Lovely!
Nov 09 2012 17:57 GMT hans55 PRO
very interresting entry !!!
Nov 09 2012 18:01 GMT elsje323
good entry and info
Nov 09 2012 18:31 GMT 25barb
This is so lovely...it looks like the sun bounced off the tower and gave a nice glow to the beautiful colored trees especially the orange leaf tree.
This is really very well composed... Leaving a bit of the blue sky in the photo shows a nice angled area.

Superb and a special treat looking at the photo full screen
Nov 09 2012 19:38 GMT Donjames
Wow...a real stunner....waiting for the other posts..
Nov 09 2012 20:47 GMT jmcdh
Wonderful shot Joe
Nov 09 2012 20:50 GMT Pea2007
Great entry.
Nov 09 2012 21:41 GMT jomoud PRO
This is a magnificent capture of a very important historical building.
A terrific entry for this week's theme.
Have a wonderful happy weekend Joe!
Nov 10 2012 04:17 GMT roncarlin PRO
Excellent entry
Nov 10 2012 08:58 GMT sini
Great entry!:)
Nov 10 2012 09:07 GMT MargNZ
Incredible ancient history and a great entry Joe :))
Nov 10 2012 09:57 GMT wijnie58
Beautiful history and entry, Joe..:-))
Nov 10 2012 09:58 GMT clintonfolks
great history.!
Nov 10 2012 11:22 GMT Icandoit
very good entry
Nov 10 2012 21:15 GMT ForestSpirit
Such an interesting photo, Joe. That's a VERY old building indeed!
Nov 11 2012 15:12 GMT Papagena
Fantastic choice Joe !! The tower's shape looks just like a pencil !! ;+))))))
Nov 13 2012 19:30 GMT charlie26
Lovely shot.
Nov 15 2012 16:00 GMT mcdonegal1 PRO
One of the best shots I have seen of it. Inspires me to go back and look at the ones I took on a visit last year (wet day though)

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