Skeheen's Bridge, Ballymacarbry

Irish Photo Rally 2020 – Skeheen’s Bridge, Waterford

17. Waterford – Skeheen’s Bridge – 6km SE of Ballymacarbry 52.22092° -7.68215° This is the first year that I’ve taken my own bike to do the Irish Photo Rally points. We decided one Sunday to make a start with Skeheen’s Bridge as it’s not too far away. After leaving the bike lying in the shed for so long, I was so nervous about taking it … Continue reading Irish Photo Rally 2020 – Skeheen’s Bridge, Waterford

Kilronan Church, Ballymacarbry, Waterford

Kilronan Church (Ruin), Waterford

The best bit about having a ‘partner in crime’ on the bike (or in the car) is that you’ve a better chance of spotting something interesting in the landscape that you might have missed if you’d been on your own. I’ve driven the road from Dungarvan to Clonmel countless times and never noticed the ruins of the church at Kilronan near Ballymacarbry. In fairness, the … Continue reading Kilronan Church (Ruin), Waterford

Master McGrath Monument, Dungarvan

Master McGrath Monument

Master McGrath – N72; 4km NW of Dungarvan 52.10941, -7.67313 Master McGrath, Ireland’s most famous greyhound, was the runt of the litter when he was born in 1866. Weighing in at just 54lbs when fully grown, he was the first to win the Waterloo Cup (a prestigious coursing event named after the Waterloo Hotel in Liverpool) on three occasions. Many stories abound about the little … Continue reading Master McGrath Monument

Tankards town Copper Mine

Old Copper Mine, Waterford

I took this photo of the old copper mine at Tankardstown in County Waterford about six years ago and came across it today on an old external drive that I found lying in a drawer. Apart from the excitement of finding thousands of photos that I thought I’d lost, I was also thrilled to find that I’d the original raw files for many of them. … Continue reading Old Copper Mine, Waterford