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Book Review: Greenpeace Captain by Peter Willcox and Ronald Weiss

Greenpeace “defend the natural world and promote peace by investigating, exposing and confronting environmental abuse, and championing responsible solutions for our fragile environment.” Book Synopsis In over 30 years as a senior captain for Greenpeace International, Peter Willcox has been in the vanguard of the international environmentalist movement. He has led crews into battle for the good of the planet […]

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The Gardens of Glenveagh Castle – Rainbows of Rhododendron and Azalea

The Pleasure Gardens In the spring of 2007 and the summer of 2008, I was very blessed to work in the gardens of Glenveagh Castle, set amidst Donegal’s Derryveagh Mountains. The gardens and castle are part of Glenveagh National Park, the second largest national park in Ireland. I like to return at least once a year, to reacquaint myself with The […]

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Massive Destruction of Donegal Wildlife on World Earth Day

Mullaghderg Mountain after the Wildfires On Easter Monday, a series of wildfires caused widespread destruction to homes, land and wildlife around The Rosses area of Donegal. Destruction and Devastation Sadly, these were not the first of the year. In the previous days and weeks, several wildfires had ravaged local villages, and destroyed one home, damaged many others, and devastated wildlife […]

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The Wild Atlantic Way – A New Year Walk on Carrickfin Beach

“Walking is a man’s best medicine.”                                              Hippocrates Watching the Daisies Virtual Walking Festival I feel blessed to live in Donegal, an area of outstanding natural beauty on The Wild Atlantic Way. http://www.wildatlanticway.com “Watching the Daisies Virtual Walking Festival” […]

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