North Atlantic SkylineHot steppers (8.12.2005, 23:02 UTC)
I don't have a picture of Madonna's new album, so this picture of garishly-attired, high-stepping, mutton-dressed-as-lamb types will just have to do. Picture taken during the Galway Walking Club Christmas walk last Saturday, which later degenerated into the drinking...
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North Atlantic SkylineE428 at Dunsandle (7.12.2005, 22:21 UTC)
On a couple of hundred yards of track, surrounded by field and road, sits the E428 - the first modern diesel locomotive to see service in Ireland. Its parked at Dunsandle - a station that will be unaffected by...
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North Atlantic SkylineCross Roads (5.12.2005, 22:38 UTC)
There's nothing worse than a riled horse...this one had literally come to the end of his tether...so best keep out of his way. There was a horse fair in Maam Cross on Sunday. Normally, Peacock's would be jammed with...
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North Atlantic SkylineFlaggy Shore, the Burren (4.12.2005, 22:00 UTC)
Sunset at the Flaggy Shore... clare, ireland, irishblogs,monasette...
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North Atlantic SkylineRiverrun (1.12.2005, 20:05 UTC)
The streams are beginning to fill...Bencorragh, Co. Galway galway, ireland, irishblogs,monasette...
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North Atlantic SkylineShe got the gold mine, I got the shaft (30.11.2005, 00:25 UTC)
No atheists in a coal mine - picture at the mouth of the main shaft of the Arigna Coal Mine, Co. Roscommon. We each have our own idea of what constitutes hard work - an extra hour staring at...
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North Atlantic SkylineCurry chips @ Kilmacduagh (28.11.2005, 03:54 UTC)
There's a groan-inducing advert running on radio for Supermacs at the moment. The conceit is that the Vikings invaded Ireland for Supermac's takeway food - the theme bears an uncanny resemblance to an ad campaign years ago for that...
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North Atlantic SkylineLooking towards Mayo (28.11.2005, 02:10 UTC)
RTE's 5-7 Live news programme sent their reporter Philip Boucher Hayes out to find some snow on Friday, to see how it was affecting people. Except he couldn't find any. "Soft townie", I scoffed, as the deluge of calls...
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North Atlantic SkylineGorillaz (27.11.2005, 13:51 UTC)
mayo,ireland, irishblogs,monasette...
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North Atlantic SkylineSnowed under (27.11.2005, 11:11 UTC)
If you were to get up at, oh… say 4.30 in the morning, and begin travelling west, where could you hope to be by midday ?...
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North Atlantic SkylineNailed (22.11.2005, 22:22 UTC)
Rusted fencepost, west Galway. galway,ireland, irishblogs,monasette...
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North Atlantic SkylineBell Harbour (21.11.2005, 22:42 UTC)
Yacht moored in Bell Harbour in the Burren - Abbey Hill is in the background....
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North Atlantic SkylineWhole Lotta Roisín (21.11.2005, 02:13 UTC)
The L E Roisín in port. On the left is O'Conaire's. The view outside my window is that of constant arrivals and departures. The docks in Galway is rarely empty and never quiet. There are the petrol tankers from...
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North Atlantic SkylineLunch time (20.11.2005, 22:42 UTC)
Hungry walkers reflected in the eye of an even hungrier dog, on the Killary walk today. It was a beautiful crisp day today and perfect for walking. the Galway Walking Club had 39 members out for a walk around...
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North Atlantic SkylineFlaggy Shore at Sunset (15.11.2005, 15:26 UTC)
Where the Burren meets Galway Bay...the Flaggy Shore is the stretch of limestone slabs that run into the sea along a stretch from New Quay to Finavarra Point. Picture taken last Sunday evening. clare,ireland, irishblogs,monasette...
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North Atlantic SkylineWestern Corridor (14.11.2005, 20:44 UTC)
The government seemed a bit put out that the country didn't descend into euphoria at the unveiling of their Transport 21 initiative - a plan to spend massive amounts of money on the country's infrastructure. And it is a...
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North Atlantic SkylineElphin Windmill (13.11.2005, 22:05 UTC)
This week, Winter has been preceded by a fanfare of shrieking wind, icy rain and the gentle nip of frost (though today was a warm sunny day). The silver lining was that the rough weather generated a bit if...
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North Atlantic SkylineChiyo Maru (10.11.2005, 20:48 UTC)
The Docks in Galway receives many visitors and few are as well travelled as the fleet of Japanese fishing boats that spent last month tied up in the harbour (and any visiting whales might want to keep their heads...
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North Atlantic SkylineThe Road to Kylemore (9.11.2005, 19:58 UTC)
On this wild and wet November evening, here's a reminder of what the summer was like, on the road to Kylemore Abbey, with Diamond Hill in the distance (though my memory of taking the photo was the bloody midges)....
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North Atlantic SkylineGood Versus Evil (3.11.2005, 19:23 UTC)
Detail from holy grotto in the Nire Valley, Co. Waterford. I'm away for a while so no updates until late next week. Don't get up to any mischief while I'm away... waterford,ireland, irishblogs,monasette...
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North Atlantic SkylineDisabled Parking (1.11.2005, 22:09 UTC)
Maybe he's blind...disabled parking in Rosaveel. galway,ireland, irishblogs,monasette...
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North Atlantic SkylineReflections (1.11.2005, 03:12 UTC)
Autumn colours reflected in the Bonet River at Dromahair. I think that's enough photos from Leitrim for the moment... leitrim,ireland, irishblogs,monasette...
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North Atlantic SkylineGhosts (31.10.2005, 21:54 UTC)
If you're ever going to see a ghost, the night of Halloween is probably your best chance. The giant sprite dancing on the edge of Glencar mountain north of Sligo town on Saturday has a more earthly explanation. The...
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North Atlantic SkylineFall (28.10.2005, 06:24 UTC)
Autumn leaves in the stream under Glencar waterfall, Co. Leitrim leitrim,ireland, irishblogs,monasette...
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North Atlantic SkylineCroagh Patrick (27.10.2005, 22:17 UTC)
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North Atlantic SkylineTree at Glencar (25.10.2005, 23:58 UTC)
You'll be hard pushed to find a more beautiful drive at this time of year than the one from Ben Bulben in Sligo to Glencar waterfall, just over the border in Leitrim. leitrim,ireland, irishblogs,monasette...
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North Atlantic SkylineParklife (24.10.2005, 18:49 UTC)
UPDATE 27/10/2005. Ok, the original crop is beginning to bug me too. Maybe I'm giving away my hillbilly roots by greeting each new road with open-mouthed wonder. A trip up to the north-west over the weekend was a journey...
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North Atlantic SkylineHard Won (21.10.2005, 19:18 UTC)
Need turf? No problem....
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North Atlantic SkylineRosaveel Saviour (20.10.2005, 07:01 UTC)
Snap taken on the site of the massive redevelopment taking place in Rosaveel harbour at present. Evidence of the government's commitment to the western seabord, or maybe there is a higher power at work ? galway,ireland, irishblogs,monasette...
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North Atlantic SkylineThe Western Ways (18.10.2005, 22:48 UTC)
Heading for home after a walk last Sunday along the Western Way, that trails between the Maumturks and the Twelve Bens. The Galway Walking Club has its AGM in the Clybaun hotel this Thursday, and they'll be looking for...
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