Doo Lough Valley
This valley known as the Valley of Ghosts gets its name from one of the saddest single events of the famine. Starving and walking 12 miles in the middle of winter on the promise of food 600 people were ultimately turned away and forced to walk back. 200 along the way.
The quiet and beautiful desolation of the whole valley is marked in my mind by fact that the hills were once filled with farms and people. To this day the hills are filled with ghosts that come in the form of knowing how different this place would look otherwise. A sight we would soon see in Northern Ireland.