SLÁN GO FÓILL – ARÍS!

Well the good weather has disappeared so that must mean I’m on the move again! Heading to counties Kerry and Clare in Ireland’s southwest and once more packing for 4 seasons! We spent a few days in Kerry last summer and as I looked out at Skellig Michael I swore that if I were ever […]

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FALL IN LOVE WITH MAYO: # 3 – TÍR SÁILE

If you spend any time at all driving around the roads of North Mayo, the Tír Sáile signposts will eventually register on the subconscious! Tír Sáile – The North Mayo Sculpture Trail – originated in 1993 when 14 site specific sculptures were installed in what can only be described as spectacular locations along the coast. […]

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POND

This week’s theme from Debbie for One Word Sunday is POND / PONDER I wonder when the Atlantic Ocean was first referred to as ‘The Pond’! It sounds a tad archaic nowadays but here are a few glimpses of the POND from Ireland’s west coast….. Link to One Word Sunday at Debbie’s  here

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PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2021: #29

A PHOTO CHALLENGE OF PLACES WE SIT…OR MIGHT SIT…OR ART ABOUT SITTING This is the promenade at Bray, Co. Wicklow (Ireland) – about 4km from my home. Its a lovely place to sit with a coffee and look out over the Irish Sea. XingfuMama posts every Friday morning. *Create a post with a photo of places […]

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FALL IN LOVE WITH MAYO: #2 – THE MULLET PENINSULA

Even by Mayo standards, the Mullet peninsula is remote! Stuck out there, pretty much surrounded by the Atlantic – next stop Newfoundland! Its not exactly huge – about 33km long and 12 km at its widest point – so could be explored in a day without too much driving. That would give enough time to […]

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