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… Continue reading Kelly Jones found alive
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… Continue reading Krak-Krak
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.… Continue reading Down the tubes
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… Continue reading New Guide to Colmcille Turas
To mark Nollag na mBan, some more photographs taken on Christmas Day.
Gleann Cholm Cille, 25ú Nollaig, 2009