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Photo Challenge

Before I left for my summer abroad, I was challenged by a dear friend to take a list of specific photos and report back as I was able. 807 more words

The Céide Fields: The World's oldest known field system

In Ireland we have an annual celebration of our Heritage during National Heritage Week, part of the European-wide ‘European Heritage Days’, that promote every aspect of our wonderful, varied heritage. 963 more words


Travel Tuesday - a Splash of Colour

One evening last week, I had to run and errand to a nearby town. The appointment was for eight in the evening but I eventually got to see the fellow around nine. 59 more words


Land of my fathers.

I came across this fabulous aerial video today on Facebook. As a rule, I post only my own work on this blog but I must make an exception with this fabulous video.   277 more words


Killybegs Fishing Fleet without 'the ship from hell'

Travelling along the Wild Atlantic Way there are many ‘side stories’ that grab attention. Such is the case in Killybegs in South Donegal. Killybegs is Ireland’s largest fishing port, the safe sheltered deep water harbour  located in the waters of Donegal Bay. 551 more words


Postcards from the Wild Atlantic Way: Glencolmcille- a place apart

Tucked away at the end of a valley in south Donegal is the unique and beautiful little village of Glencolmcille. It is easily missed by the tourist as the village is on a spur road that leads only to Glencolmcille. 481 more words