Why is the Hill of Uisneach special?

Why is the Hill of Uisneach special? 1. Uisneach is the exact geographical centre of Ireland. 2. For many centuries, Uisneach was also regarded as the sacred centre of the island. 3. On Uisneach is a stone known as ?Aill na Mireann? or the ?Catstone?. According to tradition, the five provinces of Ireland met there and Ireland was first divided …

Bealtaine

More Photos or use tags on the right. Beltane or Beltaine (play /?b?lte?n/) is the anglicised spelling of Old Irish Bel(l)taine or Beltine (modern Irish Bealtaine [?b?al??t???n??], Scottish Gaelic Bealltainn [?b?al??t???n?]), the Gaelic name for either the month of May or the festival that takes place on first day of May. Bealtaine was historically a Gaelic festival celebrated in Ireland, …

Hill of Uisneach : Bealtaine : 2011 : Ireland

More Photos or use tags on the right. The Hill of Uisneach, or Ushnagh, also Uisnech (Irish: Cnoc Uisnigh),[1] formerly regarded as the centre of Ireland, is a historical site in County Westmeath (National Monument Number 155).[2] The 182 metre hill [3] lies on the north side of the R390 road, 8 km east of the village of Ballymore, beside …

50s’ Vintage Photography Wild Child Originals

  Got asked by some friends to do a shoot based on the 50s’. Wild Child Originals has been around for some 20 years or so, having been in different premises around Dublin. After several moves, “First time I met the owner Will was in Galway some 15 years where he just had commissioned an iconic mural of ” Jim …