moon and standing stone

moon rising over 3.5 meter standing stone, Cross Beach, Co. Mayo, Ireland. Stone placement dates to circa 2,000 B.C.. Part of a pair of stones reportedly thrown to mainland from nearby Clare Island by ancient giant. Numerous standing stones, wedge tombs and stone circles are nearby, all in view of Croagh Patrick, Ireland's holy mountain.

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Taken on October 4, 2006