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Welcome to Spanish

An evening stroll on the deserted beach at Spanish Point in Clare. This reminds me that I need to break out the …

Inchidoney Surf School

September 2005. This one seems to get rolled out quite often. But why not, I like it! Taken back when I was …

Obeying the Rules

Fountainstown, sitting on the rocks at the beach one evening after going down to Cork for the weekend. Can’t help but think …

Beach Party

Presumably… One of the many delightful now almost naturally occurring sights on Fountainstown beach. My first outing with the macro lens in …

Abandoned Picnic

In a similar vein to what Donncha posted a few days ago, Fountainstown beach isn’t a million miles away from Myrtleville. Although, …

Comhairle Chontae Chorcaí

Ready to save a life. Perpetually pooped on by passing gulls the size of Ford Fiestas. The old model. Marks the start …

Angelas Shop

And a fine place it is too! The small shop that has everything, nestled into a corner next to Fountainstown beach, between …

Day Out

Howth beach. A grand day out while the sun shines. Tides out so plenty of beach to play on. But don’t walk …

Crumbling Castles

A castle on Fountainstown beach built with the stony sand mixture, which is all that’s available at high tide. One of the …

Out for a Stroll

Strolling, just like we were, on the rocky beach next to the train tracks. Not many kids out building sandcastles today. Well, …

Spots and Stripes

Hand selected rocks on Newcastle beach. Only the ones with the best stripes (and spots) will do. Incidentally, some of these now …

Sandcastle Factory

Old, broken, left behind. Part of a child’s toy discarded on the beach. Making sandcastles out of rocks does that to plastic …

A Study in Texture…

…taking the rough with the smooth. In sharp contrast to the coarse, gritty sand. Sitting on a beach on Inishmore island, enjoying …

Chewtoy

Chewed up and spat out, a bottle sits slowly decomposing on Annestown beach on Waterford’s Copper Coast. It’ll be sitting there for …

The Fishbox Ice Rink

A discarded fish box on Annestown beach in Waterford, looking mysteriously like a badly maintained ice rink. Well.. it looks like that …

What Goes Around

An abandoned Ferris wheel at the fairground in Tramore, Waterford. Going around and around with nobody on board, nobody enjoying the ride. …

Lucky For Some

A bottom of a glass bottle bearing the number thirteen, found on the small beach at Currabinny after undoubtedly spending a good …

Long Shadows

Golden hour on the beach at Rocky Bay. A slightly less suggestive version of a later photo involving an L lens and …

Rocky Bay

Where I was going to go today but ended up drinking beer & watching TV instead. A lovely relaxing Sunday; I was …

Footprints

Footprints in the sand at Rocky Bay in Cork. Either very soft sand or very heavy shoe wearer. Perhaps the former.