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Thank You Brian!

Thank you to our February speaker, Brian J. Goggin, who delivered a really incredible lecture last night on the departure of the steamer fleet from Killaloe, and how some ended up in very far flung and unexpected places. 231 more words

Events, Talks

Incredible First Lecture of 2018 in Wood and Bell Café

Our first lecture of 2018 took place on Wednesday night in our new home of Wood and Bell Café on Main St, Killaloe. Wood and Bell Café kindly took us in after our numbers of attendees grew too large to fit in Killaloe Library anymore. 396 more words

Events, Talks

Harry Clarke at Lough Derg

The Lough Derg Harry Clarke windows are unusual and fascinating – and generally inaccessible unless you are willing to undertake the rigorous pilgrimage. I am very grateful indeed to have been given the opportunity to photograph and write about them.  1,136 more words

West Cork Blog

Friday Photo

A ‘moody’ shot of Lough Derg taken on a recent outing with Portumna Camera Club

Friday Photo

Weekly Photo Challenge - Evanescent


For all the thickos like MB out there who do not understand the meaning of the word ‘evanescent’ – it means: soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing. 82 more words

Irish Man In The Middle East

Pepper's Ghost

This fish was caught in Lough Derg in September 1861. It weighed 30.5 LBS. (13.83 KG) and its length was c.42 inches (106.7 cm). It was caught on a copper spoon and took 50 minutes to play before being lifted from the water!  187 more words

Brown Trout