St. Dympna’s altar and window detail located in St. Dympna’s church in County Mayo, Ireland. St. Dympna was a martyr in the Catholic church.
St. Dympna’s Church, was part of my recent trip to Ireland. Although I was there to play golf, I took time to sight see and photograph.
Valentia Island is a great place to visit. The Valentia Lighthouse is maintained by the Commissioners of Irish Lights. The lighthouse light guides vessels from the sea and leads them through the northern entrance of Valentia Harbor past Harbor Rock.
The Cross at Slea Head is located about half way along the Slea Head Drive on the western-most part of Ireland in the Dingle Peninsula.
An abandoned Irish home near Waterville, Ireland along the Ring of Kerry. The home is located across the river from Waterville Golf Links.
I photographed these Ballaghisheen Sheep while in County Kerry, Ireland earlier this year. Much of the area is dedicated to raising sheep.
Colorful rocks photographed in Dunquin Harbour, County Kerry, Ireland. It was a very wet, windy and rainy day making it hard to photograph.
A Valentia Island farmhouse photographed while visiting the island. The island is located in County Kerry, Ireland.
The Gallarus Oratory is located on the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland. it is one of the recommended stops in the peninsula.
Northern Gannets on Little Skellig off the coast of Kerry Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland. This is one of the largest colonies in Ireland.
Little Skellig as seen from the “Wailing Woman Rock” on Skellig Michael off the coast of the Kerry Peninsula in southwestern Ireland.
A view of Glenmore Lake from the one-lane road that separates County Kerry and County Cork in the Beara Peninsula in Ireland.
An abandoned farmhouse located along the Ballaghisheen Pass in County Kerry Ireland. I hopped the fence to photograph this old structure.
A hungry Puffin photographed on Skellig Michael off the Kerry Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland in the summer of 2017.
St. Nicholas Church of Ireland is located in County Limerick near Adare Castle. It’s home to a private school but still operates as a church.
Dunquin Harbour is a popular photography location in Ireland. Located at the tip of the Dingle Peninsula, it was a port for the Blaskets.
The Bray Head Tower sits on the western end of Valentia Island. It was used for centuries as a lookout against invaders.
The Skelligs Lighthouse is located on the southwestern peninsula of Skelligs Michael and continues to provide safety to mariners at sea.
St. Fionan’s Monastery is located on Skellig Michael just off the Kerry Peninsula in Co Kerry, Ireland. I visited it in the summer of 2017.
Skellig Michael is one of the most amazing places in Ireland. Located off of the Ring of Kerry, the island is full of history and intrigue.
The Ballycotton Lighthouse, built in 1851 and it is located in County Cork, Ireland. It was operated by keepers until 1992.
Ballycotton Cliffs are located in County Cork, Ireland. I had the opportunity to visit this are in the summer of 2017.
Irish sheep photographed along the Ballaghisheen Pass in Ireland during the summer of 2017.
One of my favorite locations in Southwest Ireland is Valentia Island where I encountered this standing stone near the lighthouse.
The Torc Waterfall is located about 5 Km from the city of Killarney and sits along the Ring of Kerry, a popular tourist route in Ireland.
Dunquin Harbour is one of my favorite spots during my recent trip to Ireland. The harbor has a number of great photography locations.
I photographed Killcatherine Church and Cemetery during a trip to the Beara Peninsula in the summer of 2017.
I photographed this Old Irish Home after viewing it from the Waterville Golf Links during a trip to the Southwestern part of Ireland.
Dunquin Harbour is a very famous landmark and is frequently visited by tourists. I stopped there one day and found these great boulders.