Friday, February 18, 2011

The Devils Bit (Barnane Eile) and tower near Drom

According to the people of Tipperary the gap that can be seen on the top of this mountain is the result of the Devil taking a bite out of the mountain. He supposedly broke some teeth which then formed the Rock of Cashel. Barnane Eile is the Gap of Ely, there was a powerfull Clan of O'Carroll, Princes of Ely a large territory that spanned 2 counties
 Closer up
 And just down the road towards Templemore this tower.

3 comments:

The Retired One said...

Gorgeous!

Paz said...

Thanks Madam

Mike Grimes said...

My mum lives near this tower, but I could never find anything out about it..