Tag: Images of Mountains of Ireland

The Story Behind The Photo: Above The Clouds In The Gap Of Dunloe

This entry is part 12 of 19 in the series The Story Behind The Photo
It has been a while since we ran an article in our 'Story Behind The Photo' series but it makes a return thanks to Billy Horan. Anyone who has been on the hills for a cloud inversion will appreciate what an amazing spectacle it can be. There are really few sights to beat the view of mountain-tops peaking out of a blanket of cloud like islands in the sea. This excellent photo from Billy Horan was taken above the Gap of Dunloe looking across at Carrauntoohil and shows it and the surrounding Read more [...]

The Maamturks challenge in Photos

A while back, we ran a piece on the Challenge Walks in Ireland in 2013. The Maumturks Challenge got a mention as one of the toughest challenge walks in the calendar and all reports would indicate that this years walk lived up to that reputation. Colm Murphy has kindly shared some photos from the walk with us. The shots are all from the first half of the walk as Colm tells us he had to put the camera away after that as the weather go so bad. Thanks to Colm for sharing this fantastic set of photos Read more [...]