Category Archives: In Focus

A closer look at some favourite locations in Ireland.
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Connemara is a wild and rugged landscape located on the west of Ireland in county Galway and is well worth a visit. The mountains, lakes and heather are always changing in the light and even on a misty day the clouds provide a haunting landscape. The Connemara pony is a pony breed originating in Ireland…
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Glencolmcille Situated on the Slieve League Peninsula at the south-west point of Donegal is the remote village of Glemcolmcille. [jj-ngg-jquery-slider gallery="56" html_id="about-slider" width="640" height="465" wmode="transparent" order= "sortorder" center="1" effect="random" pausetime="5000" ] The area is bounded on the south by the mountains of Slieve League (Sliabh Liag) and Leahan and on the north by Slieve Tooey.…
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Irish High Crosses

Irish High Crosses A high cross is a freestanding Christian cross made of stone or wood. This unique Irish form of art was born and grew sometime between the ninth and the twelfth centuries A.D. The artists worked with wood, velum, and metal in addition to stone. During this time, Ireland experienced its greatest moments…
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Mullaghmore County Sligo is a fabulous place to surf as the wild Atlantic winds create huge waves which the surfers crave. (more info) You cannot miss the castle that is so prominent overlooking the village of Mullaghmore. The castle is called Classiebawn and is used mainly as a summer residence for it's owners. It dominates…
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