Stay away from the edge at Slieve League Cliffs

Stay away from the edge at Slieve League Cliffs

Continuing further down the Wild Atlantic Way, we find ourselves in southern County Donegal. This is the area known for the world’s highest sea cliffs. Okay, before I get deluged with comments from other parts of Ireland and the rest of the world, measuring the height...
Five little gems to discover on the NW coast of Ireland

Five little gems to discover on the NW coast of Ireland

The Wild Atlantic Way seems to go on forever, but it obviously has to start somewhere. That some where’s northern-most point is Malin Head where the ocean has worn deep crevices into the headlands.  Hell’s Hole, shown here, accentuates the surf as it fills and...
Beautiful Bantry Bay for food, fun and flora

Beautiful Bantry Bay for food, fun and flora

Bantry Bay is the area of West Cork between the Sheep’s Head Peninsula and the Beara Peninsula.  Sitting just offshore is Whiddy Island and connecting the two is Tim O’Leary and his Whiddy Ferry.  As we sailed out to the island, I couldn’t help but notice the two kegs...
Don’t make my mistake when visiting West Cork, Ireland

Don’t make my mistake when visiting West Cork, Ireland

Today our Wild Atlantic Way journey takes us slightly afield, about 16km from Bantry to the little town of Drimoleague, where we meet up at the Top of the Rock Pod Pairc and spend the day exploring West Cork with David Ross. This was one of my best days in Ireland and...