Errigal Mountain, Co. Donegal, Ireland Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the Importance of Slow,” a holistic memoir dedicated to the art of mindfulness and healing from debilitating illness. She lives in Donegal, Ireland – an area of outstanding natural beauty.
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 […]
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 […]
Fibromyalgia makes driving long distances a challenge for me; I am comfortable on short drives around home, but anything beyond that requires careful planning and extra rest, both before, during and after the journey. Last week, an unexpected funeral around 60 miles away, took me out of my driving comfort zone. However, I decided I was going to enjoy the journey regardless, as it […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Atlantic Ocean skirts around the village where I live. I live in the Rosses area of County Donegal in North West Ireland. It is an area of outstanding natural beauty – of long sandy beaches, lakes that attract the fishing fraternity, peat bogs filled with wild flowers and a number of […]