MORNING BOAT TRIP FROM DINGLE

The following photos were taken on a recent trip to the Blasket  Islands. Here, I am showing the shots taken when leaving Dingle Harbour before reaching the islands. Island photos to follow later.

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The wash from the boat made interesting patterns in the morning light. The town of Dingle sits on the shoreline.

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DSC_8388 hussey's folly

The above small tower is known as Hussey’s Folly. Built in the late 1840s during the years of the famine, for the purpose of providing famine relief employment.

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Dingle lighthouse, above and below.

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The cliffs around this coast have beautiful and colourful rock formations.

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The tower above is Eask Tower, pointing the way into Dingle Harbour, the building of which also provided famine relief employment in the 1840s .

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Dunmore Head above.

Thanks for looking.  It would be really nice if you could take a look at my website for more photos of the Dingle Peninsula:

http://www.helene-brennan.com/c25–photos-of-dingle-peninsula

And if you like paintings, here are my paintings of the Dingle Peninsula:

http://www.helene-brennan.com/c15-paintings-of-the-dingle-peninsula

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