PHOTO OF THE DAY
This is why they call Ireland the 'Emerald Isle'
Farms turn the Irish countryside into a quilt of green and gold
Our own Catie Leary visited Ireland recently and this was one of her favorite locations in the journey. "This photo shows the vibrant pastures and croplands of Roughgrange, a farm located next to the prehistoric Newgrange monument in County Meath, Ireland. The nickname 'Emerald Isle' is no hyperbole. Believe the hype: Ireland is truly as green as they say."
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Jaymi Heimbuch is a writer and photographer at Mother Nature Network. Follow her on Twitter, Google+, and Facebook.
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