Monday, 22 June 2015

Scenes around Magheroarty and Inch island, County Donegal (Part 1)

As I mentioned to you on Saturday’s post I was going to stay on Tory Island for 2 days, however the weather turned nasty and the ferryman said the ferry was not going that day and probably not the next day either. The small group I was bringing over were very disappointed however Chris, who lives in Donegal said he would take us bird watching around the Dunfanaghy area for a morning.  So this week, I will be showing those photographs and today I start with some scenic shots around  Magheroarty Pier and after I left the group I toured round Inch Island on my way to stay with a friend at Buncrana. 



You will see on the video at the end that I went to Magheroarty Pier after I have booked into my hotel for 1 night, just to make sure I knew where to go the next morning for the ferry.  However as you now know the ferry was off although I still had to go and meet the rest of the group at the pier the next day and then make other arrangements as the ferryman said the ferry would most probably be off the following day also!











Can anyone ID this wild plant for me please?
The shots below are all from Inch Island.







I have a short video which if it does not appear below,




I hope you enjoyed the scenic view of Donegal and tomorrow I will show you the birds I saw as I travelled to my friend in Buncana.

Thank you for visiting and also to those who leave comments.

24 comments:

  1. A glorious place even if the weather was being unkind.

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  2. Hi Margaret,
    Beautiful pictures and beautiful scenery there, even the video is great.
    I do not know what kind of plant it is.
    I wish you a nice new week.
    Best regards, Irma

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  3. Like the new header. It's a plant.
    Beautiful countryside and coast.

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  4. Although you missed the ferry and the planned trip to Tory Island the alternative looks very beautiful Margaret. The scenic shots about Magheroarty Pier are lovely - so few people but so much to see. I hope your weather improves as much as ours needs to.

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  5. Hari OM
    Can't help with the plant, sorry... love the ducky on the wall shot.... and your new banner is fab! YAM xx

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  6. Hello Margaret, sorry about the ferry but your scenic images are so pretty. Looks like it was still a nice outing. Great photos and video. Happy Monday, enjoy your new week ahead!

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  7. You do an amazing amount of traveling!

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  8. beautiful shore scenes. loved the mallard on the wall. :)

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  9. I love the header, Margaret! The scenery round there looks really wild and rugged, and very appealing.

    Best wishes - - - Richard

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  10. Pretty photos of the green countryside!

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  11. Nice pics, Margaret. I tried looking for something that matches that plant. This is as close as I got.
    ~

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  12. Again it looks a fantastic area for birding and exploring. That's a great puffin too

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  13. Such a beautiful area! Wonderful photos!

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  14. beautiful scenery. love the panorama's

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  15. it's such a beautiful area.... with lots of lovely views!!!!

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  16. Gorgeous scenery! Love the waves coming into the shore shot.

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  17. A great set of photos.It is always nice to see another area of a country distant from me.

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  18. Lovely scenery! It's very beautiful there.

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  19. Thanks for sharing your latest adventure!

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  20. A shame about the ferry but you went to a beautiful location - great landscape shots. Love the new header photo :)

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  21. Oh I do love being at the shore!

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