Tag: Ireland

The Story Behind The Photo: ‘Summits Flight’

This entry is part 4 of 18 in the series The Story Behind The Photo
We are staying in Kerry for the next photo in our series ‘The Story Behind The Photo’. Last week we published a piece featuring some photos of snow on The Irish Mountains. This shot was taken by Eoin Lee on the snow-covered summit of Carrauntoohil, Ireland's Highest Mountain, at the end of November. Eoin takes up the story.. My photo 'Summits Flight', was taken on Saturday the 24th of November, my first day hiking and scrambling in the MacGillycuddy's Reeks and first ascent of Binn Read more [...]

The Story Behind The Photo: Fortress of the Fianna

This entry is part 2 of 18 in the series The Story Behind The Photo
The third photo in our series 'The Story Behind The Photo' comes from Piaras Kelly and it captures a moment of sheer beauty on Ireland's highest mountain range. Piaras is an experienced mountaineer, walker and climber and runs a guiding and rock-climbing business called KerryClimbing. The adventure company is based in the South West and specialise in the McGillycuddy's Reeks of Kerry but also cover the whole of Munster. The shot shows that you don’t have to have a gorgeous sunny day in the Read more [...]