Wild Atlantic Way

 The wild Atlantic way is a 2500km route along the Atlantic west coast of Ireland (see Map) going through some of the most scenic countryside in Ireland and offering fantastic views along the way. These are a selection of some of photos I have taken along this route to give a flavour of the route..
For more visit the official website by clicking here they have detailed information on where to stay and what is going on along the route throughout the year.

"Where land and sea collide. Where untamed beauty abounds.  
Welcome to unforgettable experiences. 
Welcome to the official home of the Wild Atlantic Way. "
For more visit the official website by clicking here
Co Galway Connemara Leenane
Co Galway Connemara Leenane
Co Galway Connemara near Leenane
Co Galway Connemara, near Leenane
Sheep ar sunset Co Galway Connemara
Co Galway Dunguire older and new castles
Co Mayo looking back towards Galway
Galway City Claddagh
Sunset Galway Bay
Ruin of Famine home Co Kerry
Co. Galway, Connemara
Co. Galway, Connemara
Co. Galway, Connemara
Sunset Shannon Estuary, Co Clare
Sunset Shannon Estuary, Co Clare
Stream, East Cork
Stream, East Cork
Stream, East Cork
East Cork near Glengarrif
East Cork near Glengarrif
Mayo Coastline near Ceide fields
Round Tower, Killala , Co Mayo.
Kerry Lakes
Castle Gate Co Limerick
Kerry Lakes
Old woodland in winter, like a Grimm fairy tale Co Kerry
Charlie Chaplin on the Coast Kerry
Old Kerry Railway line on Ring of Kerry
Ringfort on Kerry Coastline
Eas a'Ranca  Waterfall Ardara, Co Donegal
Eas a'Ranca  Waterfall Ardara, Co Donegal
Beara Peninsula, Co Cork. 
Place to think, Mullaghmore Co Sligo
Castle Mullaghmore Co Sligo
former home to Royal relation Lord Henry Mountbatton killed along with others by IRA just off coast nearby
'Under bare Benbulben'  lies the remains of WB Yeats, Co Sligo
Benbulben with cloud cover, Co Sligo
Kerry Coastline
Ring Of Kerry
South Cork Coastline
South Cork Coastline
Megalithic Stone circle that tracks Solstice, South Cork
South Cork Coastline
Fulacht fiadh (Heated stones from fires and meat were put in together to cook large amounts of food)South Cork
Glengarrif Park, Co Cork.
Glengarrif Park, Co Cork.
Glengarrif Park, Co Cork.
Glengarrif Park, Co Cork.
Megalithic passage grave, Mullaghmore, Co Sligo
Megalithic passage grave, Mullaghmore, Co Sligo
Connemara Co Galway
Donegal Coastline
Donegal Coastline
Donegal Coastline
Donegal Coastline
Donegal Coastline
Part of Donegal Castle
Happy Hog Donegal Castle
Donegal Castle
Donegal Coastline
South Cork Coastline
Old distance Marker Co Cork
Statue to lost Seamen caught at sunset
Kerry Lake and coastline
Kerry Coastline
Kerry Laneway
Donegal town Graveyard,
Donegal town Gravestone
Connemara, Co Galway
Rock Pool, County Kerry
Cascades Ennistymon, Co Clare.
Cliffs of Moher Co Clare
Cliffs of Moher Co Clare
Cliffs of Moher Co Clare
Cliffs of Moher Co Clare
This little gem in Connemara, named for the boat not the profession, see below
The Galway Hooker, traditional sailing boat of Connemara
The Galway Hooker, traditional sailing boat of Connemara
Rare Plants grow in the Unesco protected stoned covered Burren
Rare Plants grow in the Unesco protected stoned covered Burren
Rare Plants grow in the Unesco protected stoned covered Burren
Rare Plants grow in the Unesco protected stoned covered Burren
Small tower Castle near Cliffs of Moher, Co Clare.
Connected beehive huts near Dingle, Co Kerry
Sundial near Dingle, Co Kerry
Old Carved Cross near Dingle, Co Kerry
Orgram stone (ancient pagan writing) in graveyard of 15th Century Monastery near Dingle, Co Kerry
Enclosed Beehive huts near Dingle, Co Kerry
View from front door ofthe stone age beehive dwellers near Dingle, Co Kerry
Beehive enclosure with hidden tunnels near Dingle, Co Kerry
View from inside stone fort on the edge of the Atlantic near Dingle, Co Kerry
View outside fort on edge of Atlantic Cliff near Dingle, Co Kerry
Queen of Castle Cahirciveen, Co Kerry
Ringfort, Cahirciveen, Co Kerry
Ringfort Cahirciveen, Co Kerry
Staigue Ringfort South Kerry 

View from front door Staigue Fort
Staigue fort South Kerry
Kerry Lakes
Kerry Mountains and lakes
Kerry Lakes reflections
Bog Road County Mayo
Connemara Lakes Co Galway
Remains of Tower Castle Co Clare
Rowing practice Kerry Coastline
Kerry Lakes and mountains
Old Phonebox Co Kerry
Cork Coastline near the very south of Atlantic way
Cork Coastline near the very south of Atlantic way
Tower Castle near Old head Kinsale, where Lusitania was sunk by Germans 
Bloody Foreland translates to hill of blood, got its name from the colour that the rocks and heather turn in the Autumn at sunset
Peat Coloured stones Donegal
Kerry Mountains
Laneway Beara Peninsula Co Cork
Castle Mullaghmore Co Sligo
Early Morning bathers Mullaghmore beach Co Sligo
Croagh Patrick viewed across the bay
Fuschia translates from Irish as Gods teardrops, Co Mayo.
Reflections Newport Co  Mayo
Night time reflections Newport Co Mayo.
Lake Co Mayo
Tower Castle Clare Coast, Co Clare
Tower Castle on Clare coast  with strange waving woman Co Clare
Tower Castle along Clare coast, Co Clare
Old ringfort Caherciveen. Co Kerry
Gallarus Oratory church dating back to the 6th, Co Kerry
Great pubs with fantastic characters like the late Tom Frawley RIP, helping out during rush hour in his bar Lahinch
Old Cottage Co Mayo
Summer Barna countryside, Co Galway
Spanish Arch an extension to the Galway city defensive wall built in 1584
Connemar Lake Co Galway
Connemara lake, Co Galway.
Connemara Co Galway
Cong Co Mayo
Monks fishing hut Cong Co Mayo.
Waterfall Glencar Waterfall
Glencar Lake
Coastline Donegal

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