Tag: Shanlieve

Winter Wonderland: Snow on the Irish Mountains (Part 2)

A few weeks back, we asked you to send in your photos of snow on the Irish Mountains and we had a great response. Such were the number of photos submitted that we had to break the piece into 2 parts. Part 1 was published a couple of weeks back. The images submitted showcase the beauty and diversity of the Mountains of Ireland. The first shot comes from regular contributor John McGuigan, @IBGrizzly on twitter. John recently sent us in a shot from Shanlieve in the Mourne Mountains which was Read more [...]

The Story Behind The Photo: ‘Follow The Yellow Brick Road’

This entry is part 5 of 18 in the series The Story Behind The Photo
The latest article on our series ‘The Story Behind The Photo’ comes from the snow-covered Mourne Mountains courtesy of John McGuigan, @IBGrizzly on twitter. The High Mournes are popularised in literature and song and rank amongst the most frequently walked ranges in Ireland. Part of their attraction lies in the Mourne Wall, once a demarking of territory by the Belfast Water Commissioners, now a modern day, trustworthy navigational aid to intrepid hill walkers. Visitors to the beautiful area Read more [...]

Winter Wonderland: Snow on the Irish Mountains (Part 1)

Isn't there something special about a covering of snow on the mountains? We asked you to send in your photos of snow on the Irish Mountains and the response has been incredible. We've literally been snowed-under with photos so have decided to break the article into two pieces. This is the first of these articles; we hope to have the second one online soon. We feel that the pictures we've chosen demonstrate the beauty and diversity of the Irish mountains. A big thank-you to everyone who sent Read more [...]