Travel Theme: Steps & Stairs in Both Irelands

A collection of steps and stairs in both Irelands.

A poem from Yeats decorate the steps in the Duke of York Pub in Belfast.Belfast's Duke of York pub with a quote by W.B. Yeats on the stairsWrought-iron staircase in the Crumlin St. Gaol (Jail) in Belfast.Wrought-iron staircase in the Crumlin Road Gaol (Jail) in Belfast, Ireland Watch out for the ‘Trip Step’ in the ruins of the Carrickfergus Castle near Belfast. A ‘Trip Step’ is a step that has a much higher riser than the rest of the steps, causing any unwanted intruders to stumble in the dark and awaken the sleeping inhabitants. The rail is a recent addition – it wasn’t there back when the castle was in use.Watch out for the 'Trip Step' in the Carrickfergus Castle near Belfast, Ireland, UKA whole series of ‘trip’ steps on the path to Torr Head, a detour on the Coastal Causeway in Ireland, UK.A collection of very uneven steps on Torr Head, a detour on the Coastal Causeway in Ireland, UKSteps on an abandoned building, also in Torr Head.Torr Head, a detour along the Coastal Causeway Route of Ireland, UKStairs leading down on our Waterfalls Walk in the Antrim Glens, Ireland, UK.A Wild Waterfall Walk in the Antrim Glen of Northern Ireland, UKThe Republic of Ireland also has some interesting walkways with steps built in, mostly out of rock as that seems to be the primary building material in Ireland. This set of rocky steps lead up a path at Malin Head, the most northerly point in both Irelands.A set of rocky steps lead up a path at Malin Head, the most northerly point in IrelandThese overgrown stairs lead up to a gate at Glenveagh National Park.Overgrown stairs lead up to a gate at Glenveagh National Park in IrelandA series of rocky steps lead up the path to a viewpoint at Slieve League in County Sligo.A set of rocky steps lead up a path at Slieve League in County SligoIreland’s Cliffs of Moher has some daunting stairs on the public trail.Cliffs of Moher Stairs on a Public Walking TrailA red escalator leads upwards at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, Ireland.A Red Escalator Leads Upwards at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin IrelandOn Dublin’s Literary Pub Tour we stop at O’Neill’s with its lit-up stairs.Dublin's Literary Pub Tour: O'Neill's StairsBlack metal stairs in Dublin’s Decorative Art Museum.Staircase in Dublin's Decorative Art Museum, IrelandMore of Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Steps.

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