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…..

Slieve League – Move over The Cliffs of Mohar

Undoubtedly The Cliffs of Mohar are spectacular and a big tourist attraction in Ireland.  Sliced vertical cliffs rising from the sea  in almost perfect unison, topped in brilliant emerald green. They are surely a sight to behold. Yet the little known and visited Slieve League in Donegal  took my breath away, time after time.  Being the highest sea cliffs in Europe they hold many secrets to witness. I’ve spent many days walking along … Continue reading Slieve League – Move over The Cliffs of Mohar

Ireland Ti Linn – Donegal – Marine – Seaweed – Gateway

Exploring the tiny port of Ti Linn – gateway to take a boat trip with Slabh Liag Boat Tours and view the magnificent raw cliffs of Slieve League – Irelands Atlantic Wild Way. © Lexa Harpell  **Please note – all images are subject to copyright – Lexa Harpell.   Not to be used for commercial or personal purposes without my permission. If you wish to use them in … Continue reading Ireland Ti Linn – Donegal – Marine – Seaweed – Gateway

Ireland – The Rusty Mackeral – Music – Soulful – Respect

I walked past this pub in Ti Linn, Donegal on a bad weather day from walking the cliffs of Slieve League – not a soul in sight. The next afternoon was a Sunday, the sun was out and the pub was packed –  grass roots traditional Irish music wafted through the rooms – the locals were singing. In most places singers/musicians play to entertain you – yet I’ve found in the small … Continue reading Ireland – The Rusty Mackeral – Music – Soulful – Respect