Category Archive: Photos

An island, a community, an exhibition

Sherkin Island artists, photographers, musicians and craftworkers are preparing for the islands’ annual community exhibition. Part of West Cork Islands Festival, the exhibition ‘Samhradh Le Cheile’ (Summer Together) opens in the Community Hall… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday

Weekly photo challenge: collage

Sherkin Island’s Community Hall has been transformed into a sensory experience of vibrant colour and sound with Tara O’Donoghue’s second annual solo show, ‘The Elephant in the Room’. Tara is a collage artist… Continue reading

Mackerel Sky

  Clotted skies, turning to buttermilk on the horizon over Roaring Water Bay, West Cork. Late August, precipitation pending, soul mending…and not a mackerel in sight.

Weekly photo challenge: Frame

I am standing at the window. Here I am again, offering yet another literal interpretation of the weekly photo challenge. That permanent view-finder makes it too easy, you see. So here it is. Dusk is… Continue reading

Happy Sticks

Evening light

It’s the end of another beautiful day on Sherkin Island in Roaringwater Bay off the south west coast of Ireland. This evening’s sunset just has to be shared. This is nature painting pictures in… Continue reading

Silent Sunday

Wordless Wednesday

Travel theme: books

It is likely I will die next to a pile of things I was meaning to read. Lemony Snicket I am arriving a week late to Ailsa’s travel theme but I wanted to… Continue reading