Jun 202015
 
Great Saltee

The Saltee Islands off the coast of Wexford in south-east Ireland are uninhabited except for a breeding population of Gulls, Manx Shearwaters, Puffins, Cormorants, Shags, Gannets and Grey Seals. Privately owned since December 1943 by the Neale family, headed by Michael Neale (Prince Michael the First) it was once a base for pirates, wreckers and […]

Jun 162015
 
Tipperary Patchwork

Tipperary Patchwork is a view of rural Tipperary from the top of Carrigmoclear, an elevated area in the foothills of Slievenamon.  Looking east towards the horizon are the hills that partially form a boundry with Kilkenny

Jun 152015
 
Spirit of Family: Macroom

As photographer and a lover of local history, it’s a joy to spend a day wandering around the market town of Macroom in mid Cork. Magh Cromtha; as gaeilge, meaning the “Hilly Plain”, the town is split in two by a ten arch bridge over the river Sullane. The castle in the centre of the […]