Orange and green are the colours of Ireland’s flag. These two colours also show up all over the countryside, especially if you happen to be there in the fall.
Huge clumps of colonized orange Crocosmia bloom in abundance along the roads on Inishowen Peninula (and yes, that’s rain you see streaking across the picture).
A stoney beach with some tough orange and green plants. A narrow road curves around farmland in the Beara Peninsula drive, the orange tones being bracken, a pretty name for dead ferns.
Green and rusty orange moss at Glenveagh National Park.
To walk to Giant’s Causeway on the northern Irish coast is free but if you take a car it’s 9£ per person.
At Glenmacnass waterfall looking down the valley. An angel, backdropped by fall colour, guards a tomb in the cemetery at Muckross Abbey in Killarney National Park.
A tree-lined path at Killarney National Park.