Images from across the Dingle Peninsula and Great Blasket Island
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Near Sauce Creek

Near Sauce Creek

Where Ireland meets the Atlantic. On the loop walk from Brandon Point, 12km up and down bog hills and valleys. Well worth it for views such as this.

Minard Castle

Minard Castle

Sitting above a natural 'storm beach' on the southern side of the Dingle Peninsula. A 16th century castle, of which the tower house ruin survives. The structure withstood detonation by Cromwell's forces, although its occupants were not so fortunate.

Minard Beach

Minard Beach

From the storm beach at Minard. Stones and boulders, thrown up onto the shore by the ocean, form a natural defence against further erosion.

Blasket Island Cottage

Blasket Island Cottage

Abandoned cottage from the village on Great Blasket Island (An Blascaod Mór). Regular boat crossings during the warmer months allow unobstructed exploration of this peaceful place.

Annascaul

Annascaul

Near the Village of Annascaul, Dingle, at Lake Annascaul. The start of a fine walking adventure.

Brandon Mountain Range

Brandon Mountain Range

Wintertime on the Dingle Peninsula sees the mountain peaks dusted with snow. Yet on a sunny day like this one the warmth from the sun can still be felt.

At Dunquin

At Dunquin

Leaving Dunquin Pier for Great Blasket Island.

Minard Storm Beach

Minard Storm Beach

Rocks and boulders, thrown up by storms and tidal surges, forming a natural storm beach.

Brandon Mountain

Brandon Mountain

Stark and dramatic mountain peak from the Dingle Peninsula.

Stained Glass, Blasket Centre

Stained Glass, Blasket Centre

The Blasket Centre, just off the Slea Head Drive, chronicles the rich culture, history and heritage of these islands and the people who lived and worked here. This stained glass window is displayed here and represents everything about life on the islands.

Near Sauce Creek

Near Sauce Creek

Taken during the loop walk from Brandon Point on the home stretch down towards Brandon Village. The view stretches towards Fermoyle and the central mountains of the Dingle Peninsula.

Dunes at Inch Beach

Dunes at Inch Beach

Night becomes day at Inch Beach. Popular with walkers and surfers, the beach extends south into Dingle Bay towards a sister beach at Rossbeigh.

The Sauce Creek Loop

The Sauce Creek Loop

On a 12km walk through the bog land near Brandon Point, Dingle.

Fermoyle Strand

Fermoyle Strand

Another of the many beaches along the Dingle Peninsula.

At the Blasket Centre

At the Blasket Centre

A traditional boat frame.

Lake Annascaul

Lake Annascaul

This 64 acre lake is a picturesque part of this area's wonderful scenery which provides many great walking routes.

Great Blasket Island

Great Blasket Island

Great Blasket Island

Great Blasket Island

Great Blasket Island

Great Blasket Island

Great Blasket Island

Great Blasket Island

Brandon Point

Brandon Point

Sheep's eye view out into the bay from Brandon Point, Dingle.

Castlegregory

Castlegregory

Wintertime view of the mountains from the beach at Castlegregory, Dingle.

Annascaul

Annascaul

Not far from the village, the countryside opens out into the greens and yellows Ireland is famous for.

Near Brandon Mountain

Near Brandon Mountain

An abandoned dwelling in the shadow of Brandon Mountain.

At Brandon Point

At Brandon Point

Sunlight streaks through the cloud as the weather changes from dark and wet to bright and dry.

Mountains of Dingle

Mountains of Dingle

Mountains towards the centre of the Peninsula near the village of Camp.

On the road to Dingle

On the road to Dingle

Mid winter and yet colour still defies the cold and frost. Dingle remains colourful throughout the year.

Coumeenoole Bay

Coumeenoole Bay

Dunmore Head, Great Blasket Island and Inis Tuaisceart (The Sleeping Giant).

Minard Storm Beach

Minard Storm Beach

Formed after the last Ice Age when sea levels were higher, around 6000 years ago.

Copyright James Brown Photography