Bondi Girl Meets…Ireland 2015

When we visit a place, what we experience and witness depends on where our heads and hearts are. Each of us will see things differently and experience different things. when I revisit, my experiences will be different, no doubt. This is ‘my’ Ireland experience in 2015. Blog Posts Ireland has a sense of mystery, magic and is magnetic. Like many people, you feel drawn or connected to this land. … Continue reading Bondi Girl Meets…Ireland 2015

People of Ireland – Street Photography

Street photography are un manipulated scenes. Photos of random chance encounters in public places. It’s exciting as you never know what scene will present itself at any given moment AND you have to be ready to capture that moment! Some images work – some don’t. Some scenes do not allow you time to adjust your camera settings – actually most of them. Yet the image evokes a story – it’s … Continue reading People of Ireland – Street Photography

Music in Donegal Ireland – Unexpected

Music is a way of life in Donegal with most people playing an instrument or several. Many visitors carry their instruments with them when they travel and head straight for one of the pubs to join a session. Donegal fiddle players hosts some of the best traditional players in Ireland. I was fortunate to spend the summer in Glencomcille and got to witness many of these players in the pubs in … Continue reading Music in Donegal Ireland – Unexpected

Sheep of Ireland…..

I overheard a conversation between an Australian who grew up on a sheep station and an Irish man who also raised sheep. Australian man:  So how many acres do you have back home? Irish man: Eight Australian man: 800 or 8,000 acres? Irish man: Ummm just eight! I had a silent giggle….in Australia we are accustomed to think in big numbers with either travelling or our sheep numbers –  due … Continue reading Sheep of Ireland…..

Ireland – Kilmainham Gaol – Stories – History – Harsh

If I had to pick ONE ‘tourist’ attraction to see in Dublin – this would be it!!! The famous Kilmainham Goal in Dublin has many fascinating stories and history to be told. I didn’t find it ‘spooky’ or got the heebie jeebies – – in fact the energy is quite light in relation to what occurred in this gaol in its time. They have not over sanitised the … Continue reading Ireland – Kilmainham Gaol – Stories – History – Harsh

River Glen – Ireland – Wild – Lush – Fishing

The less travelled coast of county Donegal is spectacular in its wild ways. I jumped a bus in Donegal bound for Carrick, the gateway to explore Slieve League and her spectacular cliffs. Entering Carrick.  you cross the bridge to the River Glen – a wild raging river that can rise by 1.5mtrs overnight and drop again just a quickly. Water rushes over rocks and boulders along its path … Continue reading River Glen – Ireland – Wild – Lush – Fishing

When we think of rural Ireland…Magical Glencolmcille, Donegal

When we think of rural Ireland, we visualise raw, dramatic cliffs and vistas, sheep, rocks, glorious shades of green, old pubs, fiddle players, Celtic history…a place where time stood still. The place to experience it all is the small rural town of Glencolmcille in Donegal County. Sitting on the Wild Atlantic Coast, it contains some of Ireland’s most spectacular coastal and rural scenery and some of the most genuine, … Continue reading When we think of rural Ireland…Magical Glencolmcille, Donegal

Cliffs of Mohar, Ireland – Awe Inspiring – Impressive – Spectacular

Just about every tourist who comes to Ireland visits these impressive sea cliffs in country Claire. The west coast of Ireland displays many amazing cliffs. The bright green flat tops sheer off vertically in spectacular symmetry into the Atlantic Ocean as if someone has taken bites out of a giant cake. Whether it is sunny, raining or overcast (as was my day) it is certainly awe-inspiring and a must to witness. … Continue reading Cliffs of Mohar, Ireland – Awe Inspiring – Impressive – Spectacular

Bondi Girl Meets…Ireland 2015

When we visit a place, what we experience and witness depends on where our heads and hearts are. Each of us will see things differently and experience different things. when I revisit, my experiences will be different, no doubt. This is ‘my’ Ireland experience in 2015. Blog Posts Ireland has a sense of mystery, magic and is magnetic. Like many people, you feel drawn or connected to this land. … Continue reading Bondi Girl Meets…Ireland 2015