Dún Briste

Long exposure photograph of Dun Briste seastack at Dunpatrick Head in Ireland

Found along the Wild Atlantic Way in north Mayo, some 80 meters from off Downpatrick Head is this impressive seasick called Dún Briste. Translated as broken fort as it was once attached to the land by a narrow neck of land. It became Dún Briste when it was severed from the mainland during a storm in 1393 that left several families stranded on top, they were later rescued using ship ropes according to the annals of the Four Masters. 


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