Category: County Tipperary

My Love Affair with Cahir, County Tipperary

Summer at Cahir Castle

Cahir, County Tipperary, is one of my favorite places in Ireland.  Traveling to Ireland without stopping in Chair for a few hours seems … well, wrong.  In fact, in December 2014, while basing in County Wicklow, I heard Cahir’s ‘call’ loud and clear.  Enough that…

A Mountain’s Purple Carpet :: The Knockmealdown’s

The Purple of the Knockmealdown Mountains

The first time I heard of the Knockmealdown Mountains was the first morning in Ireland at breakfast. We were sitting next to an English couple and they were discussing the previous day’s tour.  We must have had that ‘where do we start’ (a.k.a., deer in the…

Ireland in December

Along the Wicklow Gap, County Wicklow

Thinking about traveling to Ireland in December? Wondering what it is really like? While I am not an expert, I can share what I have found from my two trips in south County Tipperary (2012) and County Wicklow (2014). The Weather. The published average…

The Story Behind the Images

Hedges, Kilruddery House & Gardens, Bray, County Wicklow

It is time for a reboot of the site! My style continues to evolve. While I still work to capture that iconic ruin or landscape image, I now find myself pausing along the way. Instead of walking past a bench, a stone wall or…

Sunrise at Rock of Cashel, Cashel, County Tipperary

Rock of Cashel Sunrise

I am not a morning person; never have been.  While I work on it, I find that I fall into the category of a ‘slow mover’ in the morning.  The idea of catching a sunrise, regardless of the country, isn’t something that I gravitate…

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