Ireland (barely scratching the surface)

Earlier this month, my wife and I spent six days in Ireland, three on the road in County Clare and three in Dublin. Six days aren't enough to even scratch the surface of almost any country, so I'll avoid labeling this assortment of photos as "the essence of Ireland" or as anything remotely similar. Instead, you're invited to look at the slideshow of photos below, taken on our little journey across a small part of this beautiful country and passively join us in scratching the surface, but just barely...