A Drive on the Inishowen Peninsula of Ireland

September 24, 2015.

After a night and fabulous breakfast in Moville we drove around the Inishowen Peninsula, enjoying the charm of this countryside.

Panorama of the winding road and stormy skies. Somewhere around here we stopped at Malin Head, the most northerly point in Ireland and almost got caught in a heavy storm. Panorama from our Wild Atlantic Way drive on the Inishowen Peninsula in IrelandRaining.Wild Atlantic Way Drive on the Inishowen Peninsula in IrelandStopped raining.Wild Atlantic Way Drive on the Inishowen Peninsula in IrelandA tiny hamlet with cows.A tiny hamlet with cows on the Inishowen Peninsula in IrelandA variety of eclectic goods at the Curiosity Shop.A variety of eclectic goods at the Curiosity Shop on the Inishowen Peninsula in IrelandA variety of eclectic goods at the Curiosity Shop on the Inishowen Peninsula in IrelandThese items seem particularly Irish, making me wonder what other curiosity shops around the world would contain?A variety of eclectic goods at the Curiosity Shop on the Inishowen Peninsula in IrelandOrange Crocosmia grow in abundance along the roads, bent under the wind and rain. (Yes, raining again.)Orange Crocosmia grow in abundance along the roads on Inishowen Peninula in IrelandThe ‘Wild Atlantic Way was marked on road signs as a white zigzag on a blue background. A Wild Atlantic Way road sign on the Inishowen Peninsula in IrelandAbandoned church lying in ruins.Abandoned church ruins on the Inishowen Peninsula in IrelandAbandoned church on the Inishowen Peninsula in IrelandA whole village that seemed abandoned, every building with its windows boarded-up and painted as there were still people there.Abandoned village, every building with its windows boarded-up and painted as there were still people there. Inishowen Peninsula in IrelandAnother building in the village with its door boarded-up and painted bright colours, something that seemed popular to do with abandoned buildings in this region of Ireland.Abandoned building with a colourful painted doorway on the Inishowen Peninsula in IrelandBurrs up against a barb wire fence.Weeds and burrs crowd a wire fence on the Inishowen Peninsula in IrelandWe stopped at a stoney beach and the sun came out briefly. a stoney beach on the Inishowen Peninsula of IrelandStoney beach with sedum on the Inishowen Peninsula in IrelandA Stony Beach in Inishowen Peninsula in IrelandCastle, maybe not abandoned.Abandoned castle ruin on the Inishowen Peninsula in IrelandThe Inishowen Peninsula of County Donegal’s ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ route on a placemat.The Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal, our route on a placemat map

Another excellent travel review of this area was this one: https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/ireland/from-malin-head-to-moville-edgy-eats-and-irelands-most-northerly-pub-on-the-inishowen-peninsula-38466832.html

2 responses to “A Drive on the Inishowen Peninsula of Ireland

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