Visiting cemeteries in Ireland was as normal as visiting churches, pubs and gift shops. The history shared on the gravestones made you wonder about the babies and parents that died on the same day. Or the stones that included a poem, love story or gave location of where the person traveled.
Cemeteries are well-kept, the grass is trimmed and flowers are blooming. The Irish dead are revered today, as they were decades ago.
The family tells it’s story on the gravestone. This cemetery is where my mother’s family was buried. It was a very special afternoon …
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8 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Entrance (to the other side)”
Wish Americans would take care of their cemetery’s. This is lovely.
There”s a fine line between dead and living in Ireland – maybe the living feel compelled to watch over and care for those who have passed on…
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Cemeteries reminds us of the love ones we’ve lost and the memories they left behind. For some, it’s a place to feel reunited with a dead family that’s missed. Those tender messages are sweet and endearing. A perfect entrance photo. thanks for sharing.
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Love the descriptions you give for each photo. Very creative pictures. Thanks for the ping-back!
Beautiful cemetery at top.