Kylemore Abbey, Co. Galway, Ireland - a magical mountainside place. Once a castle, now a Benedictine nunnery (founded in 1920), just off N59 in the northwestern Irish countryside (right near the entrance to Connemara National Park).
Rural road signs near Kylemore Abbey, Co Galway, Ireland
Kylemore Abbey, Connemara, Ireland. It took 100 men working over four years to build the castle, which contains more than 70
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The Connemara region in County Galway in western Ireland, where the breed first became recognized as a distinct type, is a very harsh landscape, thus giving rise to a pony breed of hardy, strong individuals.