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... Malseed farm to investigate the remains of my great great great great grandfather, James' house. In true Irish nature, barely a thing had been touched since 1849. Farm yards, houses, backyards, front yards - they are full of JUNK! I feel the notion of "if it ain't broke don't fix it" applies here, only as "if it broke there, leave it there". Hard rubbish is a foreign concept. After multiple round-a-bouts and lots of 'Yeild' signs ...
... It was probably the entombment mound of Sláine, the Fir Bolg King.
The mound also has fascinating alignments with other prehistoric sites, and in mythology may have an astronomical connection.
I had great fun exploring the ruins; lookout for the carving of a reptilian dragon, see if you can catch a glimpse of the gargoyle staring at you.
... that just melt away in the heat, like fuchsias and tuberous rooted begonias, just go crazy here. They told us it rarely even freezes, but it doesn't get really hot either. And of course there LOTS of rain.
I have to mention they had a large skull of an Irish elk hanging in the entryway. It was found in a nearby bog. These were alive in the late ...
... Cushendall. From Cushendall, three roads lead to the National Trust coastal village of Cushendun. From Cushendun a scenic road via Torr Head, (The nearest point to Scotland, just ten miles,) leads to Ballycastle. From Ballycastle to road continues via the World Heritage Giants Causeway and the town of Bushmills and its ...
... buildings and little shops. On that street was a 15th/16thcentury building called the Mint. At the end of the street was Tholsel Gate, another medieval building.
After we looked at those buildings, we walked back down the way we had come and turned left to walk down the street behind the main street. We saw an antique shop and went in for a look. Emma fell asleep in ...