The Cemetery on the Aran Island of Inisheer in Ireland

When it comes to cemeteries Ireland takes the cake. Really. There are more cemeteries in Ireland than any place else I have visited. This selection contains photos from the cemetery on Inisheer, one of the Aran Islands off the west coat of Ireland.

Celtic cross in front of a sunken stone church.Celtic cross in front of a sunken stone church on the Aran Island of Inisheer in IrelandThe sunken church.
Sunken stone church in the cemetery on the Aran Island of Inisheer in IrelandA row of Celtic crosses.Celtic crosses in a cemetery on the Aran Island of Inisheer in IrelandMore Celtic crosses in the background.The Aran Island of Inisheer in Ireland has more rocks than just about any other place I've been to, and just about everything there is made of rocks: the cemeteryThe cemetery with Celtic crosses.
Celtic crosses in the cemetery on the Aran Island of Inisheer in IrelandAnother Celtic cross amidst the overgrown grasses.Celtic cross amidst the overgrown grasses in the cemetery on the Aran Island of Inisheer in IrelandAnd another, with the castle in the background.
Celtic cross on Inisheer, one of the Aran Islands in IrelandNot all of the tombstones in the cemetery followed the standard grieving. This tombstone contains a sad story.Tombstone in the cemetery on the Aran Island of Inisheer in IrelandThis tomb has bypassed the traditional with a planting of flowers (and only a few rocks).
Flowered grave in the cemetery on the Aran Island of Inisheer in IrelandAnother tomb in the cemetery in Inisheer; this with a pattern of local stones.Stone grave in the cemetery on the Aran Island of Inisheer in IrelandMore on Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Tombstones or Cemeteries.

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