Weekly Photo Challenge: Story

From Inishmore, Aran Islands.

Seven Churches (Na Seacht Teampaill) is a beautiful historic site with many stories.  (For one thing, it only had two churches, so there must be a story behind the name.)  The churchyard has many graves, some old and some newer, all with their own stories.  These are the oldest graves, in one corner of the cemetery.  The story goes that these were Romans who came to this site on a pilgrimage.  As with most such stories, there is probably at least a little truth in that!

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From Inishmore, Aran Islands.

Some of the ruins from the Seven Churches site, which actually only has two churches, as well as several other buildings and a graveyard.  The ruins probably date from the 8th-15th centuries and were a Roman pilgrimage site.  The yard contains the medieval graves of saints as well as more modern ones of local residents.

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