CLOSED

This week’s theme from Debbie for One Word Sunday is CLOSED I love this piece – located in the market area of Ennis – a town in County Clare in the west of Ireland….. ….. the deal is CLOSED with a spit in the hand followed with a shake. The scene depicts two men finalising the sale of […]

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PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2021: # 38

I came across this seat earlier this summer in County Mayo in the west of Ireland. The woodland is located alongside an old railway line – now a very popular cycling route. I can’t find much about the piece but it serves as a poignant reminder of the past – this part of the country […]

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FALL IN LOVE WITH MAYO: #4 – CROAGH PATRICK

Why don’t we leave earlier in the morning – says she – get to Westport by lunchtime and do the climb in the afternoon… Well – says he –we could do a bit of it I suppose… No! No! No! – says she – that’s not the attitude – its all or nothing. We’re going […]

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PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2021: # 37

A PHOTO CHALLENGE OF PLACES WE SIT…OR MIGHT SIT…OR ART ABOUT SITTING Rossbeigh, Co. Kerry, Ireland (August, 2021) XingfuMama posts every Friday morning….. *Create a post with a photo of places one sits or might sit, or art about sitting, and maybe a little background or story about the spot or a picture of the view. […]

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THE BEST OF KERRY – (7) VALENTIA ISLAND

Usually whizzed through as part of the famous Ring of Kerry Drive, Valentia Island doesn’t get the attention it rightly deserves. One of about 20 inhabited islands off Ireland’s coast, it’s easily accessed from the mainland and it’s worth spending a night or two either on the island or close by, enjoying its sights and […]

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