Category Archives: Nature

Manual Mode

On Valentines day the good wife signed me up to complete a diploma photography course. It was something that I had been meaning to do for a long time, but like many things could just never find the time. No … Continue reading

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Bronze Age Burial Mound

The burial mound found in the Dublin suburb of  Coolock lies on the grounds of an old estate which was once known as Moatfield. The manor style house which once stood here got its name from a small artificial hill … Continue reading

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River Barrow

I just taught I would share these two images, which I forgot I took until I came across them whilst editing some images from my recent ruin hunting down in Athy. They were taken on a fine Saturday afternoon from … Continue reading

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Canal Bank Walk – Monasterevin Venice of Ireland Festival

Sunday morning with the weather still holding off we had a lovely guided walk along the banks of the canal. Hosted by Barry Walsh dressed in period costume, a local member of the Monasterevin Historical Society. We learned all about … Continue reading

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Gardening Workshop – Monasterevin Venice of Ireland Festival

Wow what a week I had at the Venice of Ireland festival, if I was’nt shooting at the many different events, i was at home editing, the festival ended last Sunday and i am only catching up on everything. So … Continue reading

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Swans

I took these images up in Ballymount park a few weeks ago, yes that’s how far my backlog of images to work through goes. But its a small price to pay for having my camera with me at all times. … Continue reading

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Almost Sunset

I took this shot a couple of weeks ago, up in Dublin. I was leaving the park and had never tried to capture a shot like this before. I was quite pleased with how it turned out. Now it was’nt … Continue reading

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Japanese Gardens

The final part of our visit to the National Stud was the Japanese Gardens, renowned throughout the world and the finest of their kind in Europe. The gardens were devised by Colonel William Hall Walker, a wealthy Scotsman from a famous brewing family, and … Continue reading

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St. Fiachra’s Garden

As Previously mentioned another area within the Nation stud which is worth a visit is the St. Fiachra gardens. In 1999 the Irish National Stud created a commemorative garden to St Fiachra to celebrate the Millennium. It was designed by Professor Martin Hallinan, … Continue reading

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Irish National Stud

So last week-end I had the chance to head down to the National stud with the two little ones. The stud which is located in Tully, Co. Kildare is also home to the renowned Japanese Gardens, Horse Museum, St. Fiachra’s … Continue reading

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