Category Archives: Ireland

Do look up

It’s an odd thing that most of us live our lives at eye level and below.  We may look down to the ground in front of our feet or at the distant horizon but rarely, unless prompted by the sound … Continue reading

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No View from the Top

It wasn’t the day for a climb up Slieve Donard if the aim was a good view.  Nevertheless ascending a hill in thick fog does alter the perspective, heightening the sense of hearing while giving few visual references from which … Continue reading

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To the end of Ireland

The northernmost tip of Ireland is a well-known name to those who have listened to the shipping forecast.  Malin Head is a wild rocky end to the island with views southwest to other Donegal headlands and north to Scotland.  August … Continue reading

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