Donegal – The Coolest Place on the Planet

This week’s Bikes in Bloom post attracted a lot of lovely feedback, and many of you commented on the natural beauty of my village, located in Donegal, Ireland. Your have inspired me to share this post once again, which includes a collection of photographs, showcasing my homeland. A secret location on one of my favourite walks My first post The Power of Place featured […]

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Bikes in Bloom

Floral display outside my favourite restaurant – “Danny Minnie’s” I live in County Donegal, on the north west coast of Ireland, which was recently voted “The Coolest Place on the Planet” by National Geographic Traveller (UK). My village has been participating in Ireland’s national “Tidy Towns” competition for several years.  One of our star attractions is our “Bikes in Bloom.” […]

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On the Beach

Cloudy skies  I purchased a little, open fronted beach tent two summers ago; it has been such a blessing – I can now spend quality time by the seaside in inclement weather. The beach called me last Wednesday, so I packed my tent and a picnic, before heading out to a quiet cove. A few clouds graced the Donegal skies:   Inside my beach tent Then the […]

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Wild Atlantic Waves

Video of Mullaghderg Beach The last of my Christmas shopping was completed on Thursday, as “Storm Barbara” was approaching the shores of Donegal.  In the featured photograph, she is creating huge waves off Cruit Island. I drove to Mullaghderg Beach to capture more of these awesome waves for posterity.  I could not resist making another video! Mullaghderg Beach with the mighty Atlantic […]

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Donegal- The Coolest Place on the Planet#2

Cows grazing near Dooey Beach Last week, I showcased some of my best photographs of County Donegal, which was recently voted “The coolest place on the planet” by National Geographic Traveller(UK). I feel incredibly blessed to live here. As promised, I am sharing more posts on Donegal. Mullaghderg Beach Walking the Wild Atlantic Way included photographs of both Dooey and Mullaghderg beaches.  There […]

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The Wild Atlantic Way – Carrickfin

  Errigal Mountain – the highest peak in Donegal at 2457 feet I lost my photographic mojo for a couple of months, due to the loss of thousands of photographs from the hard drive of my old computer.  Sadly, they cannot be retrieved despite professional intervention… I would urge you to keep backups of everything, as once lost, files are gone forever… Happily, there […]

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The Wild Atlantic Way – The Homes of Donegal

“The Homes of Donegal” have been bathed in glorious sunshine this week.  Feeling inspired, I took my camera out and made my first movie. This is Carrickfin beach, a couple of miles from my home.  It was almost deserted! Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the […]

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