Can you believe a family once lived here?
There are ruined farmhouses like this one all over Ireland. These days many stand in ruin, wasting away and being used as makeshift farm walls, or a place for farmers to store a few things.
What do you think – should some of them be restored to their former glory? Or should nature be allowed to take its course? I’d love to hear from you in the comments section below.
Either way, they have an unmistakable place place in Irish history, and it’s great that so many are still dotted around the Irish countryside.
You can see a little bit of modernization on the chimney areas of the house below, which was probably an attempt to prolong it’s life at some stage.