Posted by: marthabernie | March 14, 2014

CLOCHAN HUTS – Dingle Peninsula, Ireland

P1010258aThe Irish word for the round huts made from flat stones is Clochan.  They are similar to beehive huts that are found in many countries around the world.  Most of Ireland’s Clochans are found in the southwest, particularly on the Dingle Peninsula.  They date from the 8th Century in Ireland and in places like Skellig Michael on the Dingle Peninsula were used by religious orders.  Click on the photo for a larger image.

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