Images from Ballybunion, County Kerry
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The Virgin Rock
At Nun's Beach, the spectacular sea stack and arch known as the Virgin Rock.
Goats enjoying the rich green grass above Nun's Beach at Ballybunion.
The very end of Ladies Beach, where the land meets the Atlantic Ocean.
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.
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.
Just north of Ballybunion stand the impressive Bromore Cliffs, and the sea stack known as "The Devil's Castle."
View from the beach. Loop Head, County Clare, can be seen in the distance.
Just a single wall remains of this once-great tower fort but its location, at the cliff edge at Ballybunion, is spectacular.
A goat keeping watch over the cliff edge.
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!