Images from Ballybunion, County Kerry
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The Virgin Rock

The Virgin Rock

At Nun's Beach, the spectacular sea stack and arch known as the Virgin Rock.

Wild Goats

Wild Goats

Goats enjoying the rich green grass above Nun's Beach at Ballybunion.

Cliff Edge

Cliff Edge

The very end of Ladies Beach, where the land meets the Atlantic Ocean.

View of Ballybunion Castle

View of Ballybunion Castle

A perfect place to sit and take in the view, above Ladies Beach. The remaining castle ruin sits upon a headland which continues to defy the ocean tides.

Nun's Beach

Nun's Beach

A short distance further along up the coast from the main beaches at Ballybunion. Access to this beach is tricky but it is best viewed from above. An unspoilt, natural beach with cliffs being constantly eroded by the wild Atlantic tides.

Bromore Cliffs

Bromore Cliffs

Just north of Ballybunion stand the impressive Bromore Cliffs, and the sea stack known as "The Devil's Castle."

Ladies Beach

Ladies Beach

View from the beach. Loop Head, County Clare, can be seen in the distance.

Ballybunion Castle

Ballybunion Castle

Just a single wall remains of this once-great tower fort but its location, at the cliff edge at Ballybunion, is spectacular.

Goat

Goat

A goat keeping watch over the cliff edge.

Cliffs at Ladies Beach

Cliffs at Ladies Beach

Tidal caves at Ladies Beach Ballybunion. The beach to the other side of the castle is, unsurprisingly, named Men's Beach. However, the practice of separate bathing is no longer enforced!

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