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In late June 2018 I went to Ireland with Travel Images, led by John Baker. It was amazing because in the entire fortnight we had no rain.

Three friends

Three friends


Two doors

Two doors


Stream

Stream


John and donkey

John and donkey

Our leader, on the right.


Two carved rocks

Two carved rocks

Two views of those rocks


Closed gate

Closed gate


Newcastle harbor

Newcastle harbor


Sheepfold

Sheepfold


Causeway with drone

Causeway with drone

We arrived at the causeway at 5:30 AM to avoid the crowds. One of the members of our group liked to fly her drone, and here it is.


Dunluce Castle

Dunluce Castle

I wasn't interested in photographing the ruined castle until I saw the nursing calves


Yellow shop

Yellow shop


Old and new

Old and new

Ireland is one of the major producers of wind energy


Going to a bigger boat

Going to a bigger boat

Note the guy climbing up the side


Side view

Side view


Blue spot

Blue spot


Waiting

Waiting


Currach and pots

Currach and pots

These boats are called currachs


Boat and castle

Boat and castle


Peat harvesting  AKA turf cutting  a source of heat for 20% of homes in Ireland  has become quite controversial

Peat harvesting AKA turf cutting a source of heat for 20% of homes in Ireland has become quite controversial


Not Malarkey

Not Malarkey


Boat and wall  cropped

Boat and wall cropped


Boat and wall

Boat and wall


Pink thatch

Pink thatch


The famous cliffs of Moher.

The famous cliffs of Moher.

I don't think they compare to the Big Sur Coast.


Not Guinness

Not Guinness


Byrne townhouse

Byrne townhouse


Barber shop

Barber shop


Swanky Bar

Swanky Bar

In Kerry


Red Door

Red Door


Stone house

Stone house


Yellow house red door

Yellow house red door


Returning rental boat at Ross Castle

Returning rental boat at Ross Castle


Ross castle 1

Ross castle 1

JR Schnelzer told me to go to this location for many great boats


Blue boat and castle

Blue boat and castle


Rental boats

Rental boats


Rental boats 2

Rental boats 2


Auld

Auld

A pub in Temple Bar, Dublin