Category Archive: West Cork

Sherkin Bluebells

For, oh! when chill the sunbeams fall Adown that dreary sky, And gild you dank and darkened wall With transient brilliancy. The Bluebell, Emily Bronte

Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadowed

  For more shadows see the Daily Post.

Island hues

  Sherkin Island colours change with the seasons, ranging from softly muted shades of autumn to the vibrancy of high summer. As we face into a new year, I wish each and everyone of you a… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Yellow

  A very unseasonal pop of yellow from Sherkin Island. Just a quick little note to go with this week’s yellow photo challenge to update you on the island funding situation. I believe that the… Continue reading

Death of the islands?

The Irish Government has made a decision to terminate essential funding to five Community Development Offices, which will have a devastating effect on nine non-Gaeltacht (non-Irish speaking) islands. The withdrawal of this funding will… Continue reading

Frivolous Friday

   

Weekly Photo Challenge: Endurance

    For more entries in this week’s photo challenge see here.

Mystic Waters

  I arrived in Baltimore last Thursday evening for a rare, over-night trip to Sherkin Island to find that a sea fog had wrapped Baltimore Harbour in a mysterious, soft glow. The sun was doing its best to shine… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday

The gift

  A recent visitor to Cow Strand, Sherkin Island, left this gift behind. It only lasted until the next tide claimed it, but luckily, I was there to capture it. I also caught… Continue reading