In the heart of the Burren is the ancient burial site of Poulnabrone or Poll na Brón which means "hole of sorrows" and dates back to between 3800 to 3200 BC. Two portal stones support a capstone about 1.8 meters high. It stands dramatically alone in a field of limestone.
Ballyreen overlooking Galway Bay
In Ballyreen, the limestone landscape spills down the slopes to Galway Bay. In the distance are the Aran Islands, clearly visible on this sunny afternoon. There are ferries that sail from Doolin (a few minutes to the south) to the Aran Islands several times a day.
View of the coast from Ballyreen
For more information about the tour to the Cliffs of Moher and The Burren, check out http://www.4tours.biz/. I thought they gave a comprehensive tour of the region and more.
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Images by Charie