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First week of November 2016, My favorite week of posting ever …… Thank you !!!!

Irish Landscape GarryDuff woods Piltown County Kilkenny Nigel Borrington

Irish Landscape
GarryDuff woods
Piltown
County Kilkenny
Nigel Borrington

Friday and the first week of November is fast approaching the weekend πŸ™‚

I have been posting on my blog since 2011 and yet I feel that this has been my favorite week of posting here so far !!!

I was able to share a wider variety of the media that I love using to capture the Irish landscape than ever before, I love photography but it was great to also be able to share some video and one of a set of drawings from a visit to Achill island, county Mayo.

A big thank you to anyone who visited and for the many likes and comments I received, I always look forward to hearing from and connecting with you , so thank you !!! πŸ™‚

Have a great weekend what ever you find yourselves doing !!!

GarryDuff hill, county kilkenny, Sunset Gallery

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Friday Poetry , Home stretch

Gort eyeries west cork

Home stretch

By : K.D..

Views of  Rome 1

End of Friday, I float out, slide out, glide outside,
weekend feeling starts from first waking I confide,

One foot in front of another, quickens apace, work-gate in sight,
threshold crossed and happy stride full of departed delight,

Cars swerved, by fast-approaching buggies I am unnerved,
station observed, seat on the 2-free day 16.09 train reserved,

Disembark, footfalls skip a nifty 2-step through the post-work park,
the free-time frieze en route, a sanctuary breeze of homewards commute,

Those demons cars evenly spaced, at every turn they are placed,
but the finishing line streets dissolve as I brandish my relaxed resolve,

Safely settled in a cosy cuddle of creative mind, alligned, now to unwind,
thoughts to etch, ideas to sketch, inhaling hearty breaths of home stretch.

Irish Landscapes Kilkenny Nigel Borrington

Have a great weekend πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚


Friday Poems : The River , Catherine, from Liverpool

The River Suir, County Tipperary Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

The River Suir, County Tipperary
Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Friday and this weekend is the last one of June, I plan to do some long river walks with our Dog Molly ….

What ever you do this weekend I hope you have a great time and get to escape for a while, have a great weekend !!!

The River

Catherine, Liverpool

It starts at a source as a little trickle

Then flows down the mountain,

Following a steep and narrow path.

As it rushes down it is joined by many other tributaries,

Changing it from a small, shallow stream

To a big, deep river

The water is clear and unpolluted,

Icy blue and sparkling

But always icy cold too.

It crashes as it flows,

Forming bubbling foam

That fills the air with cold white spray.

River Suir Tipperary 02

As the current pushes it on, it erodes away the rocks,

Leaving small, smooth banks

For it to easily pass by.

It deepens and widens as it runs down the mountain,

Soon entering a valley

With the sea in view.

It finally comes to its end,

An estuary leading into the sea

Ending its long journey from the mountain.

But it will start its journey again

When the sun evaporates it from the sea

And drops it down as rain.


My secret places – a weekend at the cove

My secret places 3

I have many favorite places to visit at the weekend here in Ireland.

The little cove in these images is just one but its high on my list, I am not going tell you where it is – its a secret πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

Have a great weekend everyone and I hope you manage to find sometime to visit your own little secret spaces , stay for a while if you do – so that you can escape and relax by put the week just gone behind you !

My secret places 1

My secret places 2


Irish landscape images , images for the weekend …….

Irish landscape images Nigel Borrington

Irish landscape images
Nigel Borrington

This weekend I am planning lots of time outside, just walking, relaxing and getting some fresh landscape images …

I hope what every you do , you have a great weekend and that if you can you get sometime to relax and enjoy your surroundings, in the country or in the city πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

Have a great weekend !!

Irish Landscape Gallery

Friday images for the weekend 3

Friday images for the weekend 1

Kilkenny Landscape Images 02

All the colours of the Rainbow Nigel Borrington


River Suir in May 2015

Thursday evening Landscapes Irish Landscapes : Nigel Borrington


Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night  Photography : Nigel Borrington


An evening in the hill side woods 5

Morning Star 3

Images for the weekend Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

The Freedom of the hills Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington


Fishing boats on teh River Suir Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington



Saturday Morning on the Mountain : Slievenamon . Co, Tipperary

The Mountain of Slievenamon, County Tipperary Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

The Mountain of Slievenamon,
County Tipperary
Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Its the weekend, so its a great time to get outside, Relax, walk or just sit and take in the landscape around you πŸ™‚

From yesterday the Spring Equinox, the days are getting longer all the way until the 21st of June, the long evening will soon be here πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

It the weekend so get out into the country 7

It the weekend so get out into the country 8

It the weekend so get out into the country 9

It the weekend so get out into the country 10

It the weekend so get out into the country 11


Its the weekend, so why not find a local lane and take a slow relaxing walk ……..

Images for the weekend Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Images for the weekend
Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Have a great weekend , what ever you do πŸ™‚


Its the weekend , Time to get out and walk and relax if you can …………

Slieve League  Coastline County Donegal Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Slieve League Coastline
County Donegal
Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Its the weekend so I just wanted to share one of my favorite places in Ireland, the coastal mountains of Slieve-League , County Donegal.

This location is one of the most Beautiful spots in Ireland, looking out directly towards county Sligo and its bay and in land along the coast towards Donegal city itself.

Landscape Locations such as this one are just amazing to visit and all so easy to take for granted, when ever I have to leave a spot like this I make an assumption that I will return one day soon, I know just like us all though , maybe not πŸ™‚ .

So it’s the weekend, if you can get outside , visit your most loved places and don’t rush away back home !!!!!!


Its the weekend , so get outside and relax if you can – Have a great weekend !!

 Images for the weekend Muckross House County Kerry Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington


Images for the weekend
Muckross House
County Kerry
Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Its the weekend – so get outside if you can and walk , relax and take in some views, its good for your mental health !!!!

I hope you can and that you have a great weekend πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚


At the River Awbeg edge, Image Gallery

River Awbeg,  Doneraile , county Cork Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

River Awbeg,
Doneraile , county Cork
Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Today I just want to share some images take at the banks of one of my favorite irish rivers the Awbeg River (Irish: An Abhainn Bheag, meaning “the small river”). This river is a river in the southern part of Ireland. It is a tributary of the Blackwater River and flows into that larger river at a point in County Cork. Its name comes from the Irish Abha Bheag (“small river”, a slightly older form than the modern Irish name).

As its a Friday Afternoon, I wish everyone a great weekend ahead. I hope you get sometime off and have a chance to spend time in a place just like this one πŸ™‚

At the River Awbeg edge, Image Gallery

At the rivers edge 5

At the rivers edge 4

At the rivers edge 1

At the rivers edge 2

At the rivers edge 3

At the rivers edge 6


Irish Landscape Images, Black and White Friday

Irish Landscape Images Black and White Friday Nigel Borrington

Irish Landscape Images
Black and White Friday
Nigel Borrington

It hard to believe how fast a week can go – Its Friday already πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

The Last Friday of January 2015 and I was trying to think what Images could best show the month we have just had here in Ireland. I love black and white Images at this time of year I feel they capture the winter months very well. This month we have had many seasons all in one go, sometime warmer than expected other times we have been very cold with Snow on the hills.

Last night I selected these four images as I feel they show everything from Freezing mists in the mountains to snow on the hill tops and a cold sea mist hanging just off the county Waterford coastline.

As its Friday I will wish everyone a great weekend, I hope you manage to get out into the open air and well! just relax and have a great time ! πŸ™‚

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Kilkenny Landscape Photography 03

Kilkenny Landscape Photography 01


Its the Weekend so why not ……… , A Weekend Gallery.

Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

It the weekend so why not get out and take a country walk, go down to beach or head for the hills …….

Have yourselves a great weekend !

Weekend Gallery

Healy Pass cork

Green landscape 2

Down beside the kings river 4

Newtown beach waterford 1

Saturday morning on coolagh hill 2

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Saturday Morning walk on coolagh hill, county Kilkenny : Gallery

Saturday morning on coolagh hill
Coolagh old church on the hill, County Kilkenny
Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

It’s the weekend so why not get out and about and do some walking in your local area.

Often when you walk you will find places and views that you never knew existed just driving past in a car.

What ever you do I hope you have a great last weekend of June 2014.

Coolagh Kilkenny a Gallery

Saturday morning on coolagh hill 1

Saturday morning on coolagh hill 2

Saturday morning on coolagh hill 3

Saturday morning on coolagh hill 4

Saturday morning on coolagh hill 5

Saturday morning on coolagh hill 6

Saturday morning on coolagh hill 7


Its the weekend so why not ……

Its the weekend 1
Ballyquin, County Waterford
Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Its the weekend so why not….

Head to the beach and look a the views …..

Its the weekend 3

Sit down on the sand and watch the waves roll in !!

Its the weekend 2

Take the Dog for a Walk ……


Its the weekend so why not ……

Get out and explore the season 1
Nikon D700, 60mm f2.8 Macro lens
Images for an Autumn weekend
Irish nature and Landscape photography : Nigel Borrington

Its the weekend, so why not get out and explore. Spend sometime walking and discovering the things that Autumn has to offer …..

The nature that Autumn brings : Gallery

Get out and explore the season 5

Get out and explore the season 6

Get out and explore the season 4

Get out and explore the season 1

Get out and explore the season 2

Get out and explore the season 3

Get out and explore the season 7


Its the weekend so….

Its the weekend so 3
Ballyvaughan, The Burren. County Clare
Photography for the weekend
Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borringon

Its the weekend so why not find a coastal cottage to stay in, walk along the bay and watch the sun go down.

Its the weekend so 2

Its the weekend so 1

Its the weekend so 4


Sunday evening by the Derriana Lake

Sunday by the lake 1
Fujifilm x100
Red tractor, Derriana Lake, county kerry
Irish landscape photography : Nigel Borrington

Sunday evening at Derriana lake

One Sunday evening during the summer, while visiting Derriana lake, county Kerry, we went for a walk along the local lanes.

We came across this old red tractor resting in a field above the lake, I felt this view reflected Sunday evenings very well.

A tractor, rested during the weekend, but ready to start all over again on Monday morning.

Sunday by the lake 2


Its the weekend so….

Its a september weekend 1
Images of Dungarvan, county Waterford, Ireland
Irish Landscape photography : Nigel Borrington

It’s the weekend so why not find a beach to visit, take a walk and relax.

Take time to notice things you have not seen before, a lighthouse or Herons flying with the gulls.

Take your dog for a walk and throw her a stick or two…..

Gallery of Ballyncourty beach, Dungarvan

Its a september weekend 2

Its a september weekend 3

Its a september weekend 4

Its a september weekend 5


Its the weekend so……

Find a place to stay like Allihies 1
All images, using a nikon Dslr.
Allihies, west cork
Irish landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Its the weekend so why not find a coastal village to stay in, take time to look at the views, watch the sun go down and relax ……..

Find someplace remote 1

Find a place to stay like Allihies 2

Find someplace remote 2


Its the weekend so ….

Find a place in the mountains 1
Images taken using a Fujifilm X100
Mountains of county Kerry
Irish landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Its the weekend so why not find a mountain road and take a walk, look at the views, take your time and relax ……..

Find a place in the mountains 2


Its the weekend so…..

A cliff top walk 3
All images taken at Ardmore, County Waterford
Fujifilm X100
Irish Landscape photography : Nigel Borrington

Its the weekend so why not find a coastline to walk alone, look down at the views relax, and clear you mind…..

A cliff top walk 2

A cliff top walk 1


Its the weekend so….

Derriana lake kerry
Canon G1x
Derriana lake, county Kerry
Landscape photography by Nigel Borrington

It the weekend so, why not find a place to walk a place to relax and a place to stay and watch the sun go down over a lake.


Its the weekend so….

Its the weekend so find a coast line
Waterford coastline, above boats strand.
Landscape photography : Nigel Borrington

Its the weekend so why not find a coastline to visit, take a walk along the cliff tops and watch the tide come in on the beach below ……

Have a great weekend …


It’s the weekend so …….

Blackwater river at Youghal
Nikon d700, 18-200mm vr lens, iso 100
Black water river at Youghal, county cork.
Landscape photography : Nigel Borrington

It’s the weekend so why not find a coast line to walk along, look at the views and relax yourself.

Stay for the evening and watch the sun go down.