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1,400-900 years ago, Irish Celtic Monks assembled these beehive-shaped stone huts on the rock island of Skellig Michael off the w coast of Ireland. No mortar was used---yet even today these stone huts are still perfectly water-tight! "Skellig" means "Rock". During the Middle Ages high places were often named for the Archangel Michael.

years ago, Irish Celtic Monks assembled these beehive-shaped stone huts on the rock.

Sounding the Depths: February 2011. Syrian mud huts

An Irish beehive-shaped stone hut, called a Clochán, dating from the Bronze Age in Ireland BC). Structures such as these were erected up until the early Middle Ages.

Beehive Huts of the abandonded monastery on the Island of Skellig Michael off the coast of Kerry, Ireland.

EMERALD ISLE - Beehive Huts of the abandonded monastery on the Island of Skellig Michael off the Coast of Kerry, Ireland.

Celtic Cross. The older ones were on the ground. Reminds me of Arthurian Lit!

Beautiful Celtic cross - A Celtic style cross decorated with ribbonwork in terracotta in the cemetery surrounding the Watts Chapel in Compton.

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Funny pictures about Sheep lying on the road. Oh, and cool pics about Sheep lying on the road. Also, Sheep lying on the road.

Monks' Beehive Huts at Skellig Island Monastery, Ireland, dry stone building technique

Monks' Beehive Huts at Skellig Island Monastery, Ireland

Monks' Beehive Huts at Skellig Island Monastery, Ireland, dry stone building technique.

Cirrus clouds dapple the skies above Poulnabrone Dolmen, County Clare. A portal tomb dating back to the Late Stone Age, the name Poulnabrone means ‘the hole of sorrows’ in Irish.

Things to do and see in West Clare

For genuine traditional Irish music, the Cliffs of Moher and the wonders of the Burren head for West Clare

Saint Kevin Church (Kitchen) is a symbol of Ireland and part of Glendalough (Gleann Da Loch) Heritage Center in the Wicklow Mountains.

South of Dublin, Glendalough, or Valley of the Two Lakes, houses the ruins of what was once one of the leading monastic settlements in Ireland. A hermit monk named Saint Kevin founded the monastery before his death in about

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