The spirit of Ireland in 16 Pictures

Captivating photos of Irish sea coasts, wedding crashers, and the Blarney Stone.

By Becky Little
Published 9 Nov 2017, 03:38 GMT

We’ve compiled our favourite pictures of the Emerald Isle. Click through to see breathtaking views of sea coasts, a trio of traditional Irish wedding crashers, and a woman bending backward to kiss the Blarney Stone. (Read "Did St. Patrick Really Drive Snakes Out of Ireland?")

Read More

You might also like

Photography
Exclusive: Stunning New Photos of Isolated Tribe Yield Surprises
Photography
'Unimaginable' Access to Pope Francis Yields 68,000 Photos
History and Civilisation
Behind the mystery of Saint Valentine’s bones
Photography
In Pictures: How Slovenia’s monsters came back from the dead
Photography
See the wall that President Trump wants to extend

Explore Nat Geo

  • Animals
  • Environment
  • History & Culture
  • Science
  • Travel
  • Photography
  • Space
  • Adventure
  • Video

About us

Subscribe

  • Magazines
  • Newsletter
  • Disney+

Follow us

Copyright © 1996-2015 National Geographic Society. Copyright © 2015-2021 National Geographic Partners, LLC. All rights reserved