Tag Archive: west cork

Silent Sunday

Nuala Mahon’s ‘Leave no visible trace’

There’s a sparkle in Nuala Mahon’s clear blue eyes. It could be the reflection of light on the sea waters of Roaring Water Bay in West Cork, but I think it comes from… Continue reading

Sherkin Island is all a flutter

It’s raining Haiku Sherkin’s lanes awash with words Little drops of joy by Patsy Atkinson, Light Between Seasons – A year of Haiku poetry from Sherkin Island Sherkin Island is all a flutter…with… Continue reading

Venus and the moon

Slender crescent moon Meets bright Venus in the west Love over Cape Clear

Silent Sunday

Together Apart – Haiku from a locked down Sherkin Island

A city dweller Honeysuckled by nature Sherkin’s lanes await Haiku by Patsy Atkinson I was on the national airwaves this morning, chatting to Damien O’ Reilly on RTE’s Countrywide programme about a beautiful… Continue reading

Sherkin Island community art exhibition

Despite the challenges of Covid19,  I am delighted to report that Sherkin Island’s annual community art exhibition has gone ahead and is currently running until 23rd August. On in the Community Hall on… Continue reading

The road home

It’s only two hours away. A car journey westwards, followed by a ten minute ferry across Baltimore Harbour. Not very far at all, really. But Covid-19 restrictions have placed Sherkin Island a million… Continue reading

Silent Sunday

Seven inspiring things to do on Sherkin Island this August

There’s something about going to an island that makes you feel you are leaving some of your cares behind. So as you make the ten-minute ferry journey across Baltimore Harbour to Sherkin Island,… Continue reading