More Galway

Visited Kylemore Abbey, about 2 hours out of Galway, built in 1860’s after Mitchell Henry and his bride Margaret honeymooned in the area in the 1850’s. It boasts the largest Walled Victorian Garden in Ireland. It began as an uncompromising bog, but was transformed into a six acre growing space with 21 interlinked centrally-heated glasshouses.
Abbey is a Benedictine Community and private school since 1920’s.
Other photo’s interior of Abbey, portrait of Margaret, the waterfront Spanish Arches from 1500’s, waterways of Galway, pubs, countryside.

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