Bunratty Castle is a large tower house in County Clare, Ireland. It lies in the centre of Bunratty villiage. The present structure is the fourth castle to stand on the site. It was built by the MacNamara family around 1425
"IRELAND - Abandoned stone buildings are everywhere in County Mayo. They are wonderful to photograph and tell a story about leaving. Many of these buildings were abandoned during the famines either through death, or emigration.