The Ancient Hill of Allen

Last year, I visited the Hill of Allen, and had hoped to meet up with Ed Mooney there. Unfortunately, it was not to be, but it was an extraordinary visit nonetheless. Now Ed brings us the pictures and his own experience of the Hill.

Ed Mooney Photography

Hill of Allen (9)

So last Saturday morning, I got up at the crack of dawn, to hit the road and get back on the Ruinhunting trail once again. With permission granted by the landowner, my mission was to finally explore one of the long outstanding ruins from my Bucket list, the ancient Hill of Allen and Aylmer’s folly which resides on the summit. I had planned to do this last year but for a number of reasons I just never got around to doing so. But thankfully I was able to point out my good friend and fellow blogger Ali Isaac in the right direction and she wrote a great piece on the subject along with her own unique way of writing, which I could only dream of achieving. She is an accomplished author, with a number of fantastic novels based on Irish Mythology. So when you’re finished reading this, I would highly…

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