A Walk in the Footsteps of Lugh and Balor of the Evil Eye

The beautiful village of Dunlewey Dun Luiche lies at the foot of Errigal Mountain, the highest peak in Donegal. During last summer’s Feile an Earagail, I joined a guided walk from Dunlewey into The Poisoned Glen Gleann Nemhe, a U-shaped glen believed to have been formed in The Ice Age. The pleasant weather attracted a large group, that included local […]

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Walking the Wild Atlantic Way

Mullaghderg Beach “The Wild Atlantic Way” is a tourist initiative offering visitors stunning drives, walks, diving, fishing, bird watching, historical sites, Irish culture and a very warm welcome. “Walking the Wild Atlantic Way” was one of my first blog posts. I am sharing it again for Self Care September. In 2010, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and possibly rheumatoid arthritis, a […]

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A Spring Walk to View Frog’s Spawn

Clumps of frog spawn in local pools Spring is well underway here in Donegal, and frogs have been busy producing frog spawn for around 2 weeks now.  I always feel such JOY when I see their clumps of eggs in water pools along my regular walking route. They remind me of my childhood, when I used to collect frog spawn in a jam […]

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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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