Artists Eye: Ireland’s West Coast Before Sunset
Jan07

Artists Eye: Ireland’s West Coast Before Sunset

London-based photographer Przemek Czaicki captured this image of the Cliffs of Moher while visiting County Clare. He told us about his unique adventure… Cliffs of Moher by Przemek Czaicki – http://creative-distortion.co.uk/ I was travelling the West Coast of Ireland seeking photographic opportunities. It was a cool adventure, because two of my friends joined me for a few days on this excursion. We got to drive around the...

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The Quiet Man Pub for Sale in Cong, Co Mayo, Ireland
Jan01

The Quiet Man Pub for Sale in Cong, Co Mayo, Ireland

Pat Cohan’s Pub played a starring role in the 1952 classic film The Quiet Man… well, the exterior did anyway. In the village of Cong, the building was actually a shop and did not start serving pints until 2008 when it was remodeled into a pub — complete with a replica of the interior featured in the film. The owners are hoping to sell it for €300,000 (about $396,000)… any takers??? More info:...

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Artists Eye: Heading Into Town
Oct19

Artists Eye: Heading Into Town

Heading Into Town by John O’Grady – www.johnogradypaintings.com John O’Grady is an Irish artist living and working in France. His Irish landscapes represent places, times and moods experienced whilst living there. When describing this oil painting on panel, John says, “The West of Ireland has big open skies, looking out onto the Atlantic. Small villages are dotted across the mountainous landscape and if...

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Poitín: Irish Moonshine – VIDEO
Dec28

Poitín: Irish Moonshine – VIDEO

Irish Moonshine from Richard Bangs on Vimeo. Richard Bangs has a very nice series of Irish segments that are worth a viewing. This one gives us a taste of poitín! It reminds me of this day from our Irish-American Roadtrip… which includes our friend Bit telling us the connection between cowboy music and Irish music… Enjoy this post?If so, join our list of e-newsletter subscribers. You’ll receive our favorite news...

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Artists Eye: Irish Christmas Market
Dec15

Artists Eye: Irish Christmas Market

2011 Continental Christmas Market by Patrick Dinneen www.photoblog.ie Patrick (Pa) Dinneen hails from Cork but lives in Galway. His photos capture many scenes from around Galway and elsewhere. This image was from the 2011 Continental Christmas Market in Galway’s Eire Square. Be sure to visit Patrick’s website where you can see more gorgeous photos from Ireland and purchase cards and prints of his work. . About...

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The Christmas Market in Eyre Square, Galway
Dec14

The Christmas Market in Eyre Square, Galway

The Christmas Market in Eyre Square, Galway from Mark Coughlan on Vimeo. Because it’s Christmastime and I’m feeling a bit homesick for Ireland right now… Here’s the scene in Galway’s Christmas Market in Eyre Square. Enjoy this post?If so, join our list of e-newsletter subscribers. You’ll receive our favorite news stories on Irish travel and culture delivered to your...

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