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The River Pollanassa ( county Kilkenny ) and its waterfall in Decemeber : Gallery

River Pollanassa Waterfall Mullinavat County Kilkenny Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

River Pollanassa Waterfall
Mullinavat
County Kilkenny
Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

There are many times of the year I love to be down near some of county Kilkenny’s rivers and small lakes, for some reason I find that December is just one of the best times of year to be near water. I love the feeling on a cold days near rivers, walking along in winter clothes, in a hat and gloves. Here you get a sense of how the rivers and their banks change from one season to the next.

These images are of a Waterfall located just outside the small town of Mullinavat, county kilkenny. The great named river Pollanassa which rises at the towns-land of Ballinteskin has in just a few miles gone from being a small stream to a powerful river that can easily flood the fields here after a storm.

The River Pollanassa , Waterfall in Decemeber : Gallery

Kilkenny Rivers in December 03

Kilkenny Rivers in December 04#

Kilkenny Rivers in December 02

Kilkenny Rivers in December 05


About Meditation and Landscape

Whats is Meditation
Waterfall at Glengarriff Nature Reserve
Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

About Landscape and meditation

The concept of Meditation is of a big interest to many people, some maybe religious some not.

To myself the process of clearing my mind while being out side in a wonderful Landscape location goes hand in hand.

This is a great article on Meditation : Is meditation about making your mind go blank

Last week on a visit to the Glengarriff Nature Reserve , county cork and on the waterfall walk , I came across a man just sat on a rock looking at the waterfall and rock pool.

This location is a very beautiful and peaceful place to be in and he was making the most of the atmosphere here. I feel it is very important to get outside into places like this and find a space for your mind to relax, these days more than ever we are having to think about so much almost all the time so it is very important to escape and find a space.

I feel that clearing your mind lets you find out what the true priorities in your life are, separating these out from all the other things that you can well do without.


Following the river over the waterfall

Monday Morning at the Waterfall 5
River Pollanassa, Waterfall, Mullinavat, County Kilkenny
Irish landscape photography : Nigel Borrington

County Kilkenny has many rivers both small and large, flowing through its lands. The River Pollanassa, however would not be the best known or the most spectacular of them but for the waterfall it has created as the river flows towards the town of Mullinavat.

The following images show the river as it flows towards, over and past the Waterfall.

The Waterfall at Mullinavat

Monday Morning at the Waterfall 1

Monday Morning at the Waterfall 2

Monday Morning at the Waterfall 3

Monday Morning at the Waterfall 4

Monday Morning at the Waterfall 5

Monday Morning at the Waterfall 6