A Storm Brewing from the Aran Islands

A Storm Brewing from the Aran Islands

County Galway : Connaught   The clouds opened up late in the evening as is usual around Galway Bay. The Aran Islands are to be seen in the distance. Got a bit wet, but hey ‚Ķ Can be purchased here    

Temple Bar Dublin

Temple Bar Dublin

One of my Night Photography sessions. The photograph was taken in 2010 on Christmas eve. Temple Bar is a colourful quarter of Dublin City which, almost accidentally it could be said, over the years developed a bohemian ‘Left Bank’ character, while retaining in its cobbled streets and old buildings a charm no longer to be found in many other parts …

Irish Horses : Clara : Ireland

Horses Are Woven Into the Fabric of Ireland When you think of Ireland, pictures of sheep probably come into your mind, dotting the hillsides like popcorn on a plush, green carpet. However, horses are also very much a part of the history and culture of the Emerald Isle. Genetically speaking, if you have some Irish in you, it will be …

The Card Players : Paddy Ryans : Horseleap : Ireland

End of a great day spent in WestMeath and Offaly … Horseleap (Irish: Baile ?tha an Urchair) is a town situated upon the Offaly, Westmeath county border in Ireland, along the R446, formerly the main Dublin to Galway road. The village itself possesses a church, primary school, a garden centre, a pub, and a petrol station. Horseleap dates back to …

Over 2000 years ago a band of Egyptians were sailing up the River Shannon …

?Over 2000 years ago a band of Egyptians were sailing up the River Shannon to attend the great Festival of the Fires which was held each year at the month of May at the Hill of Uisneach. Caesar acknowledged Uisneach and its great festival when he spoke of assemblies and trading at ?the consecrated place considered to be centre of …