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"Cave" Adventures in Western Ireland

In the West of Ireland, there is a natural cave called Ailwee Cave. It’s a big attraction for such a scarcely populated area. So, Catherine and I decided to… 1,441 more words

More of the Donegal Countryside...and fences 2006

There is something unusual in this photo…unusual for Ireland anyway.  Any guesses?  It’s the wooden fence!  When you travel around Ireland, you see lots and lots of stone fences.  64 more words


Turner Weather

Low is the tide and the sky is grey, but not grey alone. White clouds race along, blue dots swirling around, it is Turner weather, a weather for an easel, a weather where the world disappears behind a veil of wind and the sea. 301 more words

What We See


This photo is typical of farmland in County Donegal, Ireland.  There are rolling hills and lots of shrubs and trees.  Most of the trees in Ireland were cut down in the 1500’s by the British to build ships, so the trees that you see today are not indigenous.  58 more words


The Emerald Isle, Part 5: Giant's Causeway, Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, Cliffs of Moher, and the Burren

Halfway through our trip, we were surprised to find out that Aer Lingus was going to be on strike on the day our flight was scheduled to leave Ireland. 511 more words

Glenmacnass Valley

On our way to Glendalough one day my friend decided to take the long way there via Military Road which passed the beautiful Glenmacnass Waterfall. The day was very wet and by the time we got here there was a heavy thunderstorm and a beautiful raining mist over the valley. 109 more words

Shane Walsh Photography