A Storm Brewing from the Aran Islands

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County Galway : Connaught   The clouds opened up late in the evening as is usual around Galway Bay. The Aran Islands are to be seen in the distance. Got a bit wet, but hey … Can be purchased here    

Temple Bar Dublin

Temple Bar : Dublin Black and White Photograph

One of my Night Photography sessions. The photograph was taken in 2010 on Christmas eve. Temple Bar is a colourful quarter of Dublin City which, almost accidentally it could be said, over the years developed a bohemian ‘Left Bank’ character, while retaining in its cobbled streets and old buildings a charm no longer to be found in many other parts …

Aggy : Queen of Grafton Street : Dublin : Ireland : Turn of the Century

  This is Aggy, my neighbor and good friend for several years in the early 00’s She came once a year from the UK around Paddy’s day selling shamrock in Grafton Street. The emigre that came back flowering ever so often. In the process of scanning old negatives. More on the way …  

Snow on the mountain : Co Kerry

The black stacks covered in snow, taken in late February, with some helpful actors. MacGillycuddy’s Reeks is a mountain range in Co Kerry, Ireland meaning “the black stacks”. It icludes the highest peaks in Ireland with Carrauntoohil being the highest at 1,038 m. The mountains are on the Iveragh Peninsula near the Lakes of Killarney. More Info       …

May Fly : Cafe Irie : Lucy’s Lounge : Temple Bar : Dublin

Great little gem hidden away in Temple Bar, Dublin We are a group of Irish based artists with a passion and drive to be creative and make a living doing what we love. We love the idea that our creations can reach a world-wide platform on the internet. However, if you are Irish-based we have a physical shop in Temple …

Pongal Festival : India

Was travelling on a motorbike in South India when I came across this fantastic local festival in the middle of nowhere. Pongala is a Hindu religious festival. The name ‘Pongala’ means ‘to boil over’ and refers to the ritualistic offering of porridge made of rice, sweet brown molasses, coconut gratings, nuts and raisins. Generally women devotees participate in this ritual.