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Valentia Island Lighthouse

Valentia Island Lighthouse 1
Canon G1x
Valentia Island Light house, County Kerry
Landscape photography : Nigel Borrington

Valentia Island, county Kerry is located just west of Cahersiveen, and accessed by bridge from Portmagee or by ferry at Renards point. It is the location of the first communications cable to cross between the USA and Europe back in the 1800’s.

The Lighthouse has been restored and is now open to visitors and it is well worth doing so, I took this photo on a recent trip, just as a boat passed us, between Valentia and Beginish Islands.

6 responses

  1. A lovely shot, Nigel. I love the sailboat heading towards the lighthouse :-).

    August 3, 2013 at 6:32 pm

  2. Hello Sharon

    Thank you 🙂 🙂

    August 3, 2013 at 7:14 pm

  3. 1annecasey

    Another beautiful, evocative post, Nigel. I spent many childhood summers with my cousins around Caherciveen, so it has been lovely to revisit some of these scenic places through your recent posts.

    August 7, 2013 at 11:08 am

    • Hello Anne 🙂

      Its a great pleasure, I am very happy you have enjoyed these posts. I think I have a new love for this part of Ireland 🙂

      August 7, 2013 at 11:50 am

  4. Fantastic capture!

    August 7, 2013 at 3:26 pm

    • Hello Jackie 🙂

      Thank you and I am very pleased you enjoyed the post 🙂

      August 8, 2013 at 7:24 am

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