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32 Magical Photos of Ireland

03/17/2014 03:18 pm ET | Updated May 17, 2014

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Did you know we celebrate March 17 to honor Saint Patrick, the most widely-recognised patron saint of Ireland? To add to your festivities, we've gathered 32 magical photos of Ireland, the birthplace of this now wacky holiday.

Photograph Morning Glory by Stephen Emerson on 500px

Morning Glory by Stephen Emerson on 500px

Photograph Sea Power by Stephen  Scullion on 500px

Sea Power by Stephen Scullion on 500px

Photograph Fanad by Marius Kastečkas on 500px

Fanad by Marius Kastečkas on 500px

Photograph Mermaid's Cave by Bryan Hanna on 500px

Mermaid's Cave by Bryan Hanna on 500px

Photograph " CELTIC LORE " Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland by noel casaje on 500px

" CELTIC LORE " Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland by noel casaje on 500px

Photograph Colour Cascade by Paul Byrne on 500px

Colour Cascade by Paul Byrne on 500px

Photograph Rossbeigh Strand  by Marius Kastečkas on 500px

Rossbeigh Strand by Marius Kastečkas on 500px

Photograph Mullaghmore Gorge by Stephen Emerson on 500px

Mullaghmore Gorge by Stephen Emerson on 500px

Photograph The Fairy Ring by Stephen Emerson on 500px

The Fairy Ring by Stephen Emerson on 500px

Photograph The Hexagons by Thomas Mader on 500px

The Hexagons by Thomas Mader on 500px

Photograph Gougane Barra by Paul Byrne on 500px

Gougane Barra by Paul Byrne on 500px

Photograph Autumn hues on Errigal by Trevor Cole on 500px

Autumn hues on Errigal by Trevor Cole on 500px

Photograph Firey Dawn by Barry Kelly on 500px

Firey Dawn by Barry Kelly on 500px

Photograph Sublime Ballintoy by Gary McParland on 500px

Sublime Ballintoy by Gary McParland on 500px

Photograph Stones are Eternal by Stephen Emerson on 500px

Stones are Eternal by Stephen Emerson on 500px

Photograph Autumn Sunrise by Gary McParland on 500px

Autumn Sunrise by Gary McParland on 500px

Photograph Home sweet home by conor ledwith on 500px

Home sweet home by conor ledwith on 500px

Photograph Derryclare Lough II by Marius Kastečkas on 500px

Derryclare Lough II by Marius Kastečkas on 500px

Photograph Dunlewy Church Ruins by Gary McParland on 500px

Dunlewy Church Ruins by Gary McParland on 500px

Photograph shining flower by jacek tomczak on 500px

shining flower by jacek tomczak on 500px

Photograph Under The Bridge by Gary McParland on 500px

Under The Bridge by Gary McParland on 500px

Photograph Abbazia di San Galgano (SI) by Giuseppe  Peppoloni on 500px

Abbazia di San Galgano (SI) by Giuseppe Peppoloni on 500px

Photograph Connemara by Kelvin Gillmor on 500px

Connemara by Kelvin Gillmor on 500px

Photograph Sunshine by Michael  Breitung on 500px

Sunshine by Michael Breitung on 500px

Photograph Lough Eske by Gary McParland on 500px

Lough Eske by Gary McParland on 500px

Photograph Leading Light by Ashley Kydd on 500px

Leading Light by Ashley Kydd on 500px

Photograph Sanderlings by Csaba Loki on 500px

Sanderlings by Csaba Loki on 500px

Photograph Eternal Stones by Stephen Emerson on 500px

Eternal Stones by Stephen Emerson on 500px

Photograph Take Me Home by Barb Kennedy on 500px

Take Me Home by Barb Kennedy on 500px

Photograph Irish Cottage by Beth Anthony on 500px

Irish Cottage by Beth Anthony on 500px

Photograph Cows and birds by Lukasz Maksymiuk on 500px

Cows and birds by Lukasz Maksymiuk on 500px

Photograph Rainbow by Marius Kastečkas on 500px

Rainbow by Marius Kastečkas on 500px

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