Category Archive: Ireland

Showcase 2014

I travelled to Dublin on Wednesday with Siubhan from CraftLee to visit Showcase, Ireland’s annual ‘Creative Expo’, featuring the very best of Irish gifts, fashion and interiors. Now in its 38th year, Showcase… Continue reading

Little boat

A little boat came sailing across Roaring Water Bay one day last August and caught my eye. When I came across the photo in my archives recently, I decided to give it a little make-over. There is… Continue reading

Travel theme: illuminated

Ailsa’s travel theme this week is illuminated. This picture shows Sherkin Island in the distance as the ferry makes the ten minute trip to Baltimore on the mainland. Shooting straight into the sun probably isn’t… Continue reading

Wild Sherkin The storms that have been battering our coastline took their toll on Sherkin Island yesterday. I have just seen this video clip shot by Robbie Murphy. I have posted many pictures of Cow… Continue reading

Jack Frost

We had a welcome respite from howling winds and rain on St Stephen’s Day (Boxing Day) when the sun came out to play  for a while. It was a crisp, blue morning so we went… Continue reading

Shoot it, sketch it

After the storm, Trá Bán, Sherkin Island. Soft pastel. © wildsherkin 2013. I decided to leave out the big rock in the foreground as it could have looked like an elephant’s bottom! I’m not sure… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Let there be light

Give me hope in the darkness that I will see the light. Picture: Trá Bán, Sherkin Island, Co Cork. Words: Not mine but not sure where they have come from… Mumford & Sons lyrics? For… Continue reading

Tying the knot

There are times when the most ordinary things take on a beauty of their own and their story has to be told… P.S. I can hardly blame you if you are thinking: A:… Continue reading

Bright Water

He has married me with a ring, a ring of bright water Whose ripples travel from the heart of the sea, He has married me with a ring of light, the glitter Broadcast… Continue reading

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