Whiterock Beach, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Whiterock Beach, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Dusk at one of Northern Ireland's most beautiful beaches.

St. John's Point Lighthouse, County Donegal, Ireland
St. John's Point Lighthouse, County Donegal, Ireland

The lighthouse bathes in the warm light of sunset on a summer evening.

The Atlantic Ocean, County Donegal, Ireland
The Atlantic Ocean, County Donegal, Ireland

The west coast of Ireland is famous for its variable and unpredictable weather.  On this August evening, thick layers of patchy cloud drifted in from the Atlantic, the sun's rays perforating them and illuminating the sea below.

Sunset, Donegal, Ireland
Sunset, Donegal, Ireland

The sun sets beyond the headland at Slieve League, Donegal

Dusk, St. John's Point, County Donegal, Ireland
Dusk, St. John's Point, County Donegal, Ireland

The colours of dusk.

Slieve League Cliffs, County Donegal, Ireland
Slieve League Cliffs, County Donegal, Ireland

Tourist boats approach the striking cliffs at Slieve League.

Dusk, County Donegal, Ireland
Dusk, County Donegal, Ireland

The blue tones of dusk settle over this rocky Donegal beach.

Mountain Rainbow, County Mayo, Ireland
Mountain Rainbow, County Mayo, Ireland

As I drove south towards Connemara National Park I climbed through a mountain pass.  The variable weather fronts moving through the area were a breeding ground for rainbows and this one couldn't have been more perfectly placed!

Mountain River, County Mayo, Ireland
Mountain River, County Mayo, Ireland

This shallow mountain stream ran into Doo Lough, County Mayo.

Sheep Shelter, County Mayo, Ireland
Sheep Shelter, County Mayo, Ireland

A sheep takes shelter from the elements under a tree.

Lone Tree, County Mayo, Ireland
Lone Tree, County Mayo, Ireland

Summer light streams through the clouds, illuminating this lone tree in the County Mayo landscape.  Rain clouds are sitting over the distant mountains.

Derryclare Lough, County Galway, Ireland
Derryclare Lough, County Galway, Ireland

The very last light of the day bathes the much-photographed tree covered island in Derryclare Lough, County Galway.  The lough lies at the edge of Connemara National Park.

Kylemore Abbey, County Galway, Ireland
Kylemore Abbey, County Galway, Ireland

Kylemore Abbey couldn't have been built in a more idyllic location than this.
 

Pollacapall, County Galway, Ireland
Pollacapall, County Galway, Ireland

The Connemara mountains rise behind Pollacapall Lough, home of Kylemore Abbey.

Mussenden Temple, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Mussenden Temple, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland

The moon rises over Benone Strand, the Mussenden Temple silhouted on the clifftop.

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Whiterock Beach, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
St. John's Point Lighthouse, County Donegal, Ireland
The Atlantic Ocean, County Donegal, Ireland
Sunset, Donegal, Ireland
Dusk, St. John's Point, County Donegal, Ireland
Slieve League Cliffs, County Donegal, Ireland
Dusk, County Donegal, Ireland
Mountain Rainbow, County Mayo, Ireland
Mountain River, County Mayo, Ireland
Sheep Shelter, County Mayo, Ireland
Lone Tree, County Mayo, Ireland
Derryclare Lough, County Galway, Ireland
Kylemore Abbey, County Galway, Ireland
Pollacapall, County Galway, Ireland
Mussenden Temple, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
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Whiterock Beach, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Dusk at one of Northern Ireland's most beautiful beaches.

St. John's Point Lighthouse, County Donegal, Ireland

The lighthouse bathes in the warm light of sunset on a summer evening.

The Atlantic Ocean, County Donegal, Ireland

The west coast of Ireland is famous for its variable and unpredictable weather.  On this August evening, thick layers of patchy cloud drifted in from the Atlantic, the sun's rays perforating them and illuminating the sea below.

Sunset, Donegal, Ireland

The sun sets beyond the headland at Slieve League, Donegal

Dusk, St. John's Point, County Donegal, Ireland

The colours of dusk.

Slieve League Cliffs, County Donegal, Ireland

Tourist boats approach the striking cliffs at Slieve League.

Dusk, County Donegal, Ireland

The blue tones of dusk settle over this rocky Donegal beach.

Mountain Rainbow, County Mayo, Ireland

As I drove south towards Connemara National Park I climbed through a mountain pass.  The variable weather fronts moving through the area were a breeding ground for rainbows and this one couldn't have been more perfectly placed!

Mountain River, County Mayo, Ireland

This shallow mountain stream ran into Doo Lough, County Mayo.

Sheep Shelter, County Mayo, Ireland

A sheep takes shelter from the elements under a tree.

Lone Tree, County Mayo, Ireland

Summer light streams through the clouds, illuminating this lone tree in the County Mayo landscape.  Rain clouds are sitting over the distant mountains.

Derryclare Lough, County Galway, Ireland

The very last light of the day bathes the much-photographed tree covered island in Derryclare Lough, County Galway.  The lough lies at the edge of Connemara National Park.

Kylemore Abbey, County Galway, Ireland

Kylemore Abbey couldn't have been built in a more idyllic location than this.
 

Pollacapall, County Galway, Ireland

The Connemara mountains rise behind Pollacapall Lough, home of Kylemore Abbey.

Mussenden Temple, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland

The moon rises over Benone Strand, the Mussenden Temple silhouted on the clifftop.

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