The thing I love about Spring in Ireland is that it bursts forth in a flurry of romantic, spring-time cliches. Misty, soft, rain? Check. Rainbows? Check. Frolicking lambs? Check. Flowers? But of course…. Throw in a pheasant crowing at the … Continue reading
Posted in Beal Na Lappa, Beara Peninsula, Castletown Berehaven, Castletownbere, County Cork, Ireland, Ring of Beara, Sheep!
Tagged april showers, beal na lappa, beara, Beara Peninsula, Castletownbere, cork, flowers, gorse, hiking, hill walking, hills, Ireland, lambs, mist, pheasant, rainbow, ring of beara, Sheep!, spring
Sheep! Love them or not, they are definitely a living part of the Beara landscape. Luckily I love them…except when they are eating my garden of course. The following are some pictures of a few of the woolly beings that … Continue reading
Posted in Beara Peninsula, County Cork, Sheep!
Tagged collies, driving in ireland, hills, irish traffic jam, lambs, ring of beara, rolling hills, sheep dog, Sheep!, shepherding, spring
This post has been migrated to: http://www.susanneiles.com/journeys/dursey-island-ireland….a new website with more information,maps and better quality photographs. Please stop by the new website for a visit! ———————————————————————————————————- Dursey Island (Baoi Bhéarra or Oileán Baoi) is a rugged piece of land once attached to Ireland, … Continue reading
Posted in Beara Peninsula, County Cork, Dursey Island, Ireland, Myth, Ring of Beara, Sheep!
Tagged atlantic, Beara Peninsula, cable car, Dursey Island, gates, hiking, Ireland, irish, island, myth, penelope durell, ring of beara, sea birds, tourists
It was a beautiful day for touring the Irish countryside. The sun peeked out from behind the clouds off and on, keeping the day bright and comfortable. During the summertime, driving Irish roads can be maniacal but the traffic today … Continue reading
Posted in Allihies, Beara Peninsula, County Cork, Dursey Island, Ireland, Sheep!
Tagged allihies, Castletownbere, dursey, Dursey Island, eire, flock, hills, Ireland, irish, land rover, sheep dog, Sheep!, shepherd, traffic jam