The Gap of Dunloe

The following photographs were taken during a visit to The Gap of Dunloe in County Kerry Ireland. The Gap of Dunloe is a narrow pass between The Highest mountains In Ireland The MacGillycuddy's Reeks on the West and The Purple Mountain on the East. Running North, south This is a walk filled with stunning views … Continue reading The Gap of Dunloe

Glengarriff County Cork Ireland

In the past number of weeks I had the tremendous opportunity to visit one of my most favourite places, The beautiful Glengarriff in West County Cork. Glengarriff has been a favoured place for a number of people . http://glengarriff.ie/ has lots of information on this stunning part of the country. One of my favourite places … Continue reading Glengarriff County Cork Ireland

Silent Thoughts

Continuing on with recent poetic trends that I fought to withhold.  Those thoughts I wished to keep within the confines of my own being. The following poem is one meant to cause the reader to ask him or herself the important questions that need addressing.   When issues  become important for one to withhold, one … Continue reading Silent Thoughts

Unasked Questions

Questions as difficult as they may be Always Answers should be sought Who dares ask so they do not flee Those questions for you and I not bought.   Who dares  to stand and bring to the fore Right reasons they feel are true at such a cost The lives destroyed by fearless giants cost … Continue reading Unasked Questions

Tribute to My Son

I had been struggling for a number of days on how to put this post together. On July 16th 1996 I was blessed to witness the birth of my youngest child and 2nd son Darren Patrick Fitzgerald.  In the coming years his short life was full of struggles of various kinds. Darren was born with … Continue reading Tribute to My Son

What was Intended Became Something Else.

I sat here with intention to compose, to write and more important to create.  But many at one point or another  come to a point, a cross road as it were where each attempt to write is hindered or cast into confusion of sorts by distraction after distraction brings the exercise to a halt.   … Continue reading What was Intended Became Something Else.

A Spotlight Moment

Hi,  I am taking time out to provide a Spotlight moment  on another persons work and in turn I hope to provide for her an extra. I am turning the spotlight on Lizzies Life. I know the work of this young lady for a number of years.  at least I should well know her because … Continue reading A Spotlight Moment

Coastal Photography in B&W

  Today was my first trip to the coast since lock down. The beautiful Old Head Kinsale County Cork (Ireland), A part of The wild Atlantic Way. Even though we were struck with Low laying cloud that hindered any photography, we eventually found locations where we played with some B&W Photography.   Please enjoy these … Continue reading Coastal Photography in B&W

Poetry Time.

Thinking of decisions made and stories told one comes upon a topic for a poem. One such as the one below, that which with hope causes the reader to ponder on What, Where, Who and Why. Or at least that is always my hope when writing a poem.  An attempt to get the reader to … Continue reading Poetry Time.

Greyscale or Coloured?

Hi, We recently took a trip to Gougane Barra Forest Park in West Cork, both to take a little hike and to spend a little time with photography.   The few shots shared here are  of a Small Chapel known as St. Finbarr's Oratory.   A Beautiful  little Chapel  set beside the lake.   I am asking … Continue reading Greyscale or Coloured?