The Watchers

Trekking in the foothills of Ben Bulben in County Sligo on a gently overcast Sunday morning, we realised that we were being watched. They made sure to keep their distance. But they stayed around long enough to confirm that we posed no threat as they, unknown to themselves, posed for the camera. – SHOP HERE – Image also available in …

Ben Bulben

Ben Bulben is probably Ireland’s most distinctive mountain. Geologists will tell you that it was formed during the Ice Age. Moving glaciers cut into the earth, creating layers of limestone, mudstone and shale that ultimately became the iconic landmark we see today. But Ben Bulben’s majestic presence is so much greater than the sum of its constituent parts. At 526 …

Classiebawn Castle #1

Fans of the Netflix series The Crown may not be aware of the British Royals tragic connection with the eerily majestic Classiebawn Castle in Mullaghmore, County Sligo. Classiebawn sits in one of the most spectacular locations in Ireland, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and in the shadow of the mighty Ben Bulben. From 1950 for nearly three decades, the castle was …