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The December Gardens of Wicklow

December is fast approaching.  Are you thinking about Ireland, but you're not sure where to go or what it might be like?  Let me help with some options.  The first ... December Gardens in County Wicklow. I am heading back to Ireland in December.  I am going to base in County Wicklow for a significant… Continue reading The December Gardens of Wicklow

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Get on the Boat … Doolin, County Clare

I recently posted an image of Crab Island on my social media sites.  I thought ... a Doolin post! I have been twice and each time it doesn't disappoint.  This last time ... well, it was a bit of a doozy! If you are unfamiliar with Doolin, it is just a few miles north of the Cliffs… Continue reading Get on the Boat … Doolin, County Clare

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The Dark Hedges :: A Contradiction

It has been almost a year and I am still trying to best articulate the Dark Hedges.  I find that they are a bit of a contradiction. They do make a great image.  I believe it is due to the way the hedges allow light to filter in.  Unique shadows draw photographers, from amateur to professional… Continue reading The Dark Hedges :: A Contradiction

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The Serenity of Malahide Harbour

'Landlocked' is a good adjective for me.  I am from the Midwest; raised in Wisconsin and currently calling Indiana my home. The Great Lakes have always been a relatively short drive, but they don't see to draw me.  Instead, I find that I am relaxed by rolling farmland and in awe of rugged mountains. In my… Continue reading The Serenity of Malahide Harbour

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A Mountain’s Purple Carpet :: The Knockmealdown’s

The first time I heard of the Knockmealdown Mountains was the first morning in Ireland at breakfast. We were sitting next to an English couple and they were discussing the previous day's tour.  We must have had that 'where do we start' (a.k.a., deer in the headlight) look and took pity on us.  One thing that they… Continue reading A Mountain’s Purple Carpet :: The Knockmealdown’s