Remains of Ballydavid Signal Tower
On Ballydavid Head, the remains of a Napoleonic signal tower survey the sweep of north-west Kerry.
Inch Beach Spread
Walkers on the beach in Co. Kerry see the full spread of creation.
Wexford Coastal View
A view along Wexford's coast, close to Fethard-on-Sea. In the distance you can see the Martello Tower on Baginbun Head.
Gate Lodge Grounds View
The old gate lodge of Lough Eske Castle, recently sold, has a fabulous view over Lough Eske itself. One evening I managed to catch enough of the dying light over a still lake to almost make up for my trespassing.
A ruined train viaduct of an abandoned train line in Co. Donegal, this isolated and beautiful site was the location of a major accident with a number of fatalities in the 1920s when high winds literally blew the train off into the valley below.
Grianán of Aileach
A ring-fort perched on the edge of Donegal, with the Bluestack Mountains in the distance. Dating is hard, but it is somewhere around 3700-4000 years old.
North Bull Sunrise
Sunrise at the very edge of the human- accessible portions of North Bull island. I stood underneath the Marian statue to take this, while boats and waves come in and out of Dublin Bay.
The obelisk on Killiney Hill at sunset.
Grand Canal Sunset
Grand Canal DART station at sunset; the dock itself is covered in algae during a drought.
A July sunset blends an almost perfectly still tidal outflow into Howth, Dun Laoghaire, and a wider horizon.
The Luas bridge at Taney Cross, Dublin, during a particularly beautiful sunset.
The parallel curves of the West Pier at Dun Laoghaire, framing Howth in the background.
The Gathering Storm
The eerie red light of an oncoming snow storm, Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland.
The Road Less Travelled
Two roads diverged in a forest. Fairy Castle, Ticknock, Co. Dublin.
The official maintenance ship of the Commissioners of Irish Lights looms out of the fog on the Dublin south quays.
People walk away down a snow-bound track in Kilmashogue Forest, Co. Dublin.
A slice of Victor's Way
One of the most unusual parks I've ever been in, called Victor's Way in Co. Wicklow. It is full of statues like this.
A panorama of Dublin's south-side from Carysfort Park.