Food

Murphy's Ice Cream

We called into Murphy’s Ice Cream in Dingle this morning. I bought a chocolate and mint ice cream mix. If you’re in the town you really should call in for a scoop or two! Yum! The business is run by brothers Sean and Kieran who I had hoped would be […]

Donncha

Back from Dingle

Oh wow! We really have a beautiful country here in Ireland! We are just back from a week in the town of Dingle, Co. Kerry (or An Daingean as it’s officially known, why can’t they have both English and Irish names on the signs? It’s silly. Locals stencilled “Dingle” on […]

Travel , When-in-Ireland

Thoughts on returning from Killarney

Random thoughts that have occurred to me this Sunday evening after spending the weekend in Killarney, Co. Kerry in the south-west of Ireland. Too much driving to the Black Valley. It’s not recommended that you drive through the Gap of Dunloe, but I’d like to see any heavily pregnant woman […]

Photos

Panoramic Photos of Ireland

Here are a few shots from around Cork and Kerry which I have stitched together using Autostitch. Click on any image for a larger version although the larger images have been saved at low quality setting to save on file space and bandwidth. Cork City Baile Na nGall Field Near […]

Photography

photoSIG – Torc Waterfall

We went down to Killarney this afternoon, and while there visited Torc Waterfall. It’s a beautiful location, the walk up to it is through a tree covered path surrounded by green-mossy rock and vegetation. I snapped a few shots up there so imagine my surprise when I saw that someone […]

GIMP , Photography , Photos

Sneem Sunset – 3 photo panorama

The picture above is a panorama made up of 3 hand-held shots taken in Sneem, Co. Kerry. Stitching them together in the GIMP was fairly easy – adjust colours and brightness, line them up using semi-transparent layers and then use a layer mask and a gradient to make the joins […]

Photography

Parish Church, Sneem Co. Kerry

This is the Parish Church in the village of Sneem. Outside were several pyramids built by James Scanlon in 1987. Nearby is a statue of Isis and a plague underneath saying: A GIFT FROM THE PEOPLE OF EGYPT “ISIS” TO THE PEOPLE OF IRELAND — PRESENTED BY THE AMBASSADOR OF […]

Photography

Sunset Over Sneem, Co. Kerry

Where were you today? I spent the day in Sneem, Co. Kerry and took several photos of this picturesque village and surrounding area. Very cold today but worth the visit just to get out and away from the world for a short while!

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