"The views from Dunree, just outside of the town of Buncrana in Inishowen, offer some of the most stunning scenery in Donegal. I visit this area quite often during the summer months and as an amateur photographer, absolutely love the photo opportunities it gives."
PHOTOGRAPHER GARY MCLAUGHLIN
Night Under the Stars
BALLYDUANE BEACH, COPPER COAST, CO. WATERFORD
"I've been chasing this image of the Milky Way rising behind the sea-stacks at Ballydowane Beach for over a year. When the forecast gave clear skies, I made the two-hour drive down to the Copper Coast. The tide was in my favour, which allowed me to walk out closer to the stacks for the shot."
PHOTOGRAPHER ADRIAN HENDROFF
MIZEN HEAD, CO. CORK.
"I wanted to capture the contrast between the background and foreground lighting creates a sense of depth, while the cliffs on the right resemble a row of receding faces in profile, putting me in mind of the giant’s legends say once roamed our beautiful island."
PHOTOGRAPHER MICHAEL GOULDING
A Small World
GLEN BEACH CLIFF WALK, DUNBUR LOWER, CO. WICKLOW
"I've always been blown away by the sheer scale and beauty of the Irish coast. This shot was unplanned as I was hiking with friends. I went with an ultra-wide shot to embrace the natural distortion of the lens to give the scene a "miniature" like effect to contrast my realization of being a tiny spec in this vast beautiful nature."
PHOTOGRAPHER GITHIN TOM ZACHARIAH
Malin Head Sunset
MALIN HEAD, CO. DONEGAL
"Malin head was one of my favourite locations from my trip to Donegal. By the time I got to take this shot the light was fading quick, so I had to act fast for this shot. Donegal is a place I will be definitely visiting again."
PHOTOGRAPHER KENNY GOODISON
SANDYMOUNT STRAND, BOOTERSTOWN
"This photo was taken on the footbridge at Booterstown Dart Station. I saw the sky turning a lovely colour so decided to get a shot which showed the contrast between the fast-paced Dart line and the calm beach beside it."
PHOTOGRAPHER KEVIN GRACE
CLEW BAY, CO. MAYO
"On one of the weekends between Covid lockdowns we kayaked out for an overnight stay on one of the many uninhibited islands on Clew Bay. Great night camping in total isolation and many photo opportunities followed, resulting in this image of Croagh Patrick."
PHOTOGRAPHER MACIEJ STARONIEWICZ
GLENLOUGH BAY, CO. DONEGAL
"It's been 2 years since I visited my beloved Donegal, so I was very excited to return to my favourite spots. I took a beautiful photo of Glenlough Bay."
PHOTOGRAPHER PAWEL ZYMUNT
Mighty Cliffs of Moher
CLIFFS OF MOHER, CO. CLARE
"This photo was taken during a tropical night that took place in July 2021. Reaching a popular spot at 1am for the best view of the cliffs. I saw the fog pouring over the walls of the cliffs in the light of the setting moon. It was an unforgettable view and I'm glad that I was able to photograph such a rare condition."
PHOTOGRAPHER PIOTR MACHOWCZYK
THE STURRALL, GLENCOLMCILLE, CO. DONEGAL
"While walking along The Sturrall Ridge in Glencolmcille for quite some time. The evening was very windy I walked towards the tower, I was glad I didn't turn back, and the views were certainly worth it."