New Irish Writing » Ann Lane

route66-beginIn the last few months Ann Lane has begun to publish articles on her travels and journeys around the world. She has writel travel articles in the past and has always had her camera at the ready.

Over the weekend she wrote of the start of her trip across Route 66, and she also has articles on trips to Nepal and Everest, Tromso and the Northern Lights, the Trail of Tears, and more.

They are all very interesting articles, and they can be seen at http://www.newirishwriting.com/category/ann-lane/.

Ann’s latest book titled “The Moment and the Day: Archives and Anecdotes” was released in May 2014, and is a photographic collection of photos of people from her travels from the last 50 years who, at one time or another, were prominently involved in the history of that era or event.

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From the top of Musheramore

Caherbarnagh, Clara, and the Brandon Mountains on the horizon in the haze. Taken from Musheramore, by William Glasgow Howe, a member of one of a number of group of walkers that passed this way over the Duhallow Way in the last few days. (16th April 2015). Click the photo to see more from their walk.

Speaking of being on the top mountains, the annual Clara Mountain Run is on tomorrow (Sunday) evening at 7pm starting at the West End. The race is open to all, and full race details are on IMRA.ie

Spring Equinox by Con Collins

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The Spring equinox (12 hours of day, 12 hours of night) taken over Deep Creek in South West Florida USA happened on March 20th. Thanks to Con Collins formally of Cockhill, Millstreet, and now living in Southwest Florida who sent us the two above photos of the sun at that time.

It certainly was a day of celestial happenings as it [read more …] “Spring Equinox by Con Collins”

More Snow Photos from this Morning

Thanks to those that sent us these photos of the snow scenes and fun in the snow this morning: from Alan (taken from the Deer Park, above St.Mary’s Cemetery); from Michelle (playing in the snow before school this morning), from Tom from TMC Photography (of Millstreet Hospital, and Clara mountain, taken from the Killarney Rd), and from Áine (of Lackabane and the Nun’s Wood).

First Snowman of the Winter !

The first snows arrived about 6:30 on Thursday morning. There wasn’t much in town, but there was a nice bit on the hills. One of our braver readers made a snowman and took some nice photos in the morning sunshine on his way to work at the top of Togher. Click the images for full size

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A little bit of us will be seen all over the world this Christmas

2014-11-06 An Post Christmas Stamp 2014 which is part of the Harry Clarke stained glass in St.Patricks Church MillstreetThere’s thrilling news this morning that a photo of part of the Harry Clarke stained glass window (Adoration of the Magi) in St.Patrick’s Church Millstreet has been selected by An Post as one of three specially commissioned stamps for this Christmas. So a little bit of Millstreet will be seen all over the world this Christmas on letters and packages.

We featured the stained glass previously when it appeared on Fr.James McSweeney’s website 2u.ie. The photographer Bill Power is from Mitchelstown has an interest in Harry Clarke’s stained glass, has outlined in a nice piece  how it all came about:

MY PHOTOGRAPH GOES GLOBAL
It’s official – the news that I’ve had to sit on for a few months.

“One of this year’s three Irish CHRISTMAS STAMPS is a photograph that I was commissioned to take in May by An Post. I won’t have the [read more …] “A little bit of us will be seen all over the world this Christmas”

Today in Millstreet and in Carriganima…A Pictorial Record

 

In sharing a pictorial record of today, Thursday 7th August 2014 we get to meet (above) Sr. Rosemary and Bishop Tim Carroll at St. Patrick's Church, Millstreet; we not the young people assembling for the annual Debs Ball (below) and we visit the very colourful Carriganima.   Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
In sharing a pictorial record of today, Thursday 7th August 2014 we get to meet (above) Sr. Rosemary and Bishop Tim Carroll after Mass at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet and we note the young people assembling for the annual Debs Ball (below) .  We also visit the very colourful Carriganima. Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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Let’s observe some ten more images from today’s [read more …] “Today in Millstreet and in Carriganima…A Pictorial Record”

Justin Black’s Superb Coverage of FEI European Championships for Ponies

We thank Justin Black of Justborn Photography, West End, Millstreet for this superb selection of six of his photographs from the prestigious Eventing Cross Country occasion at Drishane on Saturday, 2nd August 2014.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
We thank Photographer supreme, Justin Black of Justborn Photography, West End, Millstreet for this superb selection of six of his photographs from the prestigious Eventing Cross Country occasion at Drishane on Saturday, 2nd August 2014.   Click on the images to enlarge.    (S.R.)

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Denis O’Regan’s Magnificent Pictorial Coverage of EJC2014 Event & The European Pony Championships at Green Glens and at Drishane

We extend sincere thanks to Denis O'Regan (pictured below) for sharing truly superb images of both the Juggling and Pony Events.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)
We extend sincere thanks to Denis O’Regan (pictured below) for sharing truly superb images of both the Juggling and Pony Events. Click on the pictures to enlarge.   (S.R.)

Denis O'Regan at Green Glens on Sunday, 3rd Aug. 201419Denis O'Regan's Superb Coverage of Juggling and Pony 2014 -8005Denis O'Regan's Superb Coverage of Juggling and Pony 2014 -80013Denis O'Regan's Superb Coverage of Juggling and Pony 2014 -800Denis has indeed captured the real magic of the past fortnight in Millstreet in such a marvellous manner.  Let’s enjoy some more of his much appreciated coverage of such an historic fortnight in [read more …] “Denis O’Regan’s Magnificent Pictorial Coverage of EJC2014 Event & The European Pony Championships at Green Glens and at Drishane”

John F. wins prestigious Bealtaine Photo Competition

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Congratulations to John F. Kelleher who recently won the Best Flower Photography at the IRD Duhallow Bealtaine Photography Competition and Exhibition. His winning photograph is seen above and is entitled “Crocus in the Morning Dew” (click it to see a bigger size). He received his presentation from photographer Justin Black of Justborn Photography (West End, Millstreet) (photo Seán Radley)

John F. is also pictured in this week’s Corkman with some of his other photos at the exhibition. He is also the coordinator of the very interesting Aubane Facebook Page