Silent Hippo - The Photography Blog of Martin Sebborn

Year: 2019

Posted: 26-Sep-2019 | Category: Ireland 2019

Galway

Galway City

Oysters for lunch A wet Galway City Swimming in the sea! The Swimming Club

Posted: 25-Sep-2019 | Category: Ireland 2019

Around Clifden

Visited a wet Clifden, then down to the Derrygimla Bog - site of one of Marconi transmitter and the place where Alcock and Brown landed in 1919. Then overnight at Glinsce Pier.

Moody Sky over Glinsce Pier Glinsce Pier Remnants of Marconi Station Alcock and Brown Memorial Remnants of Marconi Station View of Alcok and Brown Monument over the bog!

Posted: 24-Sep-2019 | Category: Ireland 2019

Down to Clifden

Spent the night overlooking the Killary fjord - lovely, then back on the coast down to Clifden.

Killary Fjord Doolough Valley The Sky Road, Clifden Aasleigh Falls

Posted: 23-Sep-2019 | Category: Ireland 2019

Exploring Achill Island and further down the coast

A very wet and blustery day - Achill Island is stunning.

Achill Island Achill Island Achill Island Rainbow over Westport View from our overnight stop

Posted: 22-Sep-2019 | Category: Ireland 2019

Into County Mayo

After a couple of nights in Easkey, headed down into County Mayo. Visited the stunning Downpatrick Head.

Downpatrick Head Downpatrick Head The blow hole at Downpatrick Head Downpatrick Head Amazing vegetation at Downpatrick Head Downpatrick Head Fishing from cliffs An Fod Dubh Pier Campsite view on Achill Island

Posted: 20-Sep-2019 | Category: Ireland 2019

Down to County Sligo

The coast continues to amaze! And inland waterfalls as well.....

Glencar Falls Glencar Lake County Lietrim Coast The river at Easkey Easkey Fort and Pier

Posted: 19-Sep-2019 | Category: Ireland 2019

More of Donegal

Continued down the coast of the beautiful Donegal on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Killybegs Killybegs

Posted: 18-Sep-2019 | Category: Ireland 2019

Into Donegal

Headed into Donegal and joined the Wild Atlanic Way - a coastal route that runs down the west coast of Ireland. Donegal is beautiful and very quiet!

Fanad Head Lighthouse Donkeys on Ros Gill

Posted: 17-Sep-2019 | Category: Ireland 2019

Into Londondery

Caught the train into Londonderry and walked the walls; back to Castlerock for an evening walk along the beach and a magnificent sunset.

Castlerock Beach The walls of Londonderry The Peace Bridge Castlerock Beach Castlerock Beach

Posted: 16-Sep-2019 | Category: Ireland 2019

Giants Causeway and beyond

An early morning visit to the Giants Causeway to avoid the huge crowds; a walk round to the amphitheatre and then on to Castlerock for a couple of nights. The NI Coast continues to amaze!

The coast around the causeway Giants Causeway Giants Causeway The Amphitheatre The beach below Mussenden Park The railway through the cliff at Mussenden Park The ruins of Mussenden Castle