Category Archives: Ireland

Late September Afternoon Light, Glendalough

I love it when the right light comes my way! As I do like quoting “It’s all about the light” – utterly, completely. Imagine my delight when I arrived in photography heaven in Glendalough…wonderful old monastic ruins and late afternoon

Late September Afternoon Light, Glendalough

I love it when the right light comes my way! As I do like quoting “It’s all about the light” – utterly, completely. Imagine my delight when I arrived in photography heaven in Glendalough…wonderful old monastic ruins and late afternoon

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A lone figure seen in the churchyard at St Mullins in Ireland:

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A lone figure seen in the churchyard at St Mullins in Ireland:

Imagine this place in it’s prime

The grand Woodstock House in Kilkenny, Ireland was constructed in 1747 to a design by the prominent architect Francis Bindon. It was home to the Tighe family for generations, and large gardens, including an arboretum, were laid out in the

Imagine this place in it’s prime

The grand Woodstock House in Kilkenny, Ireland was constructed in 1747 to a design by the prominent architect Francis Bindon. It was home to the Tighe family for generations, and large gardens, including an arboretum, were laid out in the

Names

Here are some Names for Ailsa’s Travel Theme this week…..some signs I saw on a brief visit to Ireland. First a couple of pub signs with their names in lovely fonts: ..and now for some old metal signs with the

Names

Here are some Names for Ailsa’s Travel Theme this week…..some signs I saw on a brief visit to Ireland. First a couple of pub signs with their names in lovely fonts: ..and now for some old metal signs with the

Pleasure of Ruins / 7 Jerpoint Abbey

Another marvellous old abbey ruin – alas not a great deal of it still standing. Jerpoint abbey was founded in 1160, and colonised by Cistercian monks soon after. It follows the conventional Cistercian layout, but many of the buildings in

Pleasure of Ruins / 7 Jerpoint Abbey

Another marvellous old abbey ruin – alas not a great deal of it still standing. Jerpoint abbey was founded in 1160, and colonised by Cistercian monks soon after. It follows the conventional Cistercian layout, but many of the buildings in