American tourist Kelly Jones (41) was today (Wednesday) discovered alive in a disused Church of Ireland rectory in Glencolmcille, Co Donegal. Jones, from Charleston, South Carolina, had been missing since Friday. A major rescue effort was launched after the alarm was raised when she went missing from Malinmore hostel where she was staying. Local volunteers […]
For the longest time, I thought they were crickets. I wasn’t too sure what a cricket was, but the sound was vaguely similar. In every western I ever saw as a child, there was a scene where the cowboys sat around a campfire, and the exposition took place as one of the characters explained some […]
A couple of weeks ago, I uploaded my first video to Youtube – a montage of photographs taken at the Glencolmcille Agricultural Show, set to a music soundtrack by Eunan McIntyre, a local musician. Being a journalist, and living with copyright issues, I first checked with everyone that it was okay to use their work. […]
I spent the day at the Glencolmcille Agricultural Show, where I was lucky enough to win three Firsts in the Photographic section. [Click on images for larger view]
A new guide to the historic Colmcille Turas in Gleann Cholm Cille will launch shortly, just before the saint’s holy day on 9 June. The 24 page booklet, a onestop guide to the early medieval pilgrimage, was designed by local journalist Gerard Cunningham. The Turas is one of the major attractions in the area, noted […]
To mark Nollag na mBan, some more photographs taken on Christmas Day.
Gleann Cholm Cille, 25ú Nollaig, 2009