Introducing Incredible Ireland

Doheny and Nesbitt - Pub Painting by Incredible Ireland

Memories are personal images of life’s journey, and in this day of digital photography we all try to capture life’s special moments through our photos. But have you every thought about preserving your favorite photographic memory through your very own hand painted canvas?   Today I’m delighted to publish a guest post by Incredible Ireland, […]

The Best Events In Ireland For 2015

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During the summer months Ireland is a land of festivals, celebrations and events. From food festivals to music events, family festivals to active group adventures, Ireland is always a great place to be over the summer. Image Credit I love festivals – I think this affinity for celebrations is an innate part of my Irish […]

Knockalla or Port Salon Beach, County Donegal – One Of Ireland’s Most Beautiful Beaches

Knockalla

Ireland’s beaches are spectacular, and one of the most stunning of all is Knockalla Strand, also known as Portsalon Beach, in County Donegal. And so, as everyone head’s back to work on this Monday morning,I thought why not start the week off with some beautiful scenery. Hopefully, these peaceful views of Ireland’s shoreline will set […]

Top Ten Reasons Why Tourists Love Ireland

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Reasons for loving Ireland abound, and as many tourists will attest it is difficult to determine what exactly is so attractive about the Emerald Isle. But in today’s blog post I will attempt to narrow down these reasons to my top ten. I count amongst the millions of people worldwide, who simply love Ireland.  My […]

The Wild Atlantic Way

The Blasket Islands

Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way stretches from West Cork to Donegal, hugging the rugged coastline. Around every twist and turn of its rural roads, tourists can experience some of the most spectacular scenery in the whole wide world. So many words come to mind when trying to describe the sheer magnificence of this scenery – wild, […]

Memories Of Secret Coves, Hidden Steps and Pirate Queens

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On the hill of Howth in north County Dublin a secret pirate cove awaits would-be explorers, daring enough to descend one hundred and ninety-nine steps carved out of the sheer cliff face. In my post today, I once again hope to take you off the beaten path, and help you discover some of Ireland’s hidden […]

Irish Fireside – A Wonderful Website For Planning A Trip To Ireland

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Irish Fireside is a warm and welcoming website, where you can explore all that Ireland has to offer from the comfort of your own home.  From Ireland’s ancient past to current day festivals and fairs, Irish Fireside provides a wealth of information, especially about some of Ireland’s lesser known sites. Image Credit Irish Fireside’s Creators: […]

The Beaches Of Ards Friary, County Donegal

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Ards Friary, with its spectacular grounds and beaches, lies on the edge of Sheephaven Bay, and boasts magnificent Donegal scenery. Here you find wooded trails and coastline paths, just begging to be explored. I was sorting through some of my photos from our trip to Donegal last summer. I took some lovely, sunny shots mid-July, […]

Lough Gur – A Magical Lake In County Limerick

Scenic Lough Gur

Lough Gur is a mystical lake in County Limerick, reported by locals to hide a magical realm beneath its glistening surface.  Lough Gur may not feature on most tourist’s lists of places to see when visiting the Emerald Isle, but believe it or not, it is one of Ireland’s most important historical sites. Lough Gur […]

Glencar Waterfall And Lake

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There was no shortage of rain during my quick trip to Ireland this month. Glencar Waterfall in County Leitrim was  particularly impressive after so much precipitation. Plenty of water cascaded over the falls, even if the foggy light was less than optimal for photos. On the drive to the waterfall I stopped by Glencar Lough […]

Foggy Ben Bulben

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On my recent trip to Sligo I hoped to take some nice photos of Ben Bulben, the county’s spectacular tabletop mountain. William Butler Yeats is buried at its foot in the graveyard at Drumcliffe. Image Credit This lovely photo is a sample of what I dreamed of shooting. This is my best effort. Alack and […]