Benbulben Mountain near Drumcliff

Benbulben Mountain near Drumcliff, Co. Sligo. W. B. Yeats grave is nearby.

Under bare Ben Bulben's head
In Drumcliff churchyard Yeats is laid
Yeats' poem also mentions "an ancient cross". Yeats grandfather was rector at the church.

Other photos of Benbulben Mountain are at the geological survey of Ireland web site. Benbulben Mountain is almost invisible on the horizon in this photo taken from a hill across Donegal Bay in County Donegal.

Benbulben Mountain near Drumcliff. From this angle, the mountain seems
to have vertical sides and a flat top. In the foreground are pastures that
were green, even in January, and rows of trees without leaves.

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