We arrived in Ireland on September 16, and for the rest of September and well into October we watched as the seasons changed around us.
September 17. Fall grasses at Dublin Botanical Gardens.
September 21. A mass of daisies from our White Rocks coastal walk in Northern Ireland, UK. September 22. Bog heather in bloom the Antrim Glens, Ireland, UK. September 24. Orange Crocosmias grow in abundance along the roads on the Inishowen Peninsula as we enter back into the Republic of Ireland. September 25. The heather still blooming in Glenveagh National Park.September 29. Ballyconneely Bog has scrubby gorse blooming bright yellow amongst the fading blooms of the heather.
October 6. Sneem’s river was edged by yellow grasses creating a fall tapestry.October 8. Prickles and heather in bloom on the Beara Peninsula.October 11. A stream running through the fall colours of Cahir Castle Park. The fall colours are finally starting to show up in the trees. October 12. The bog grasses of Wicklow Gap going to seed..October 13. Back in Dublin and the trees are just beginning to lose their leaves in St. Stephen’s Green.
- More of Nancy Merrill’s Photo Challenge of the Week: Changing Seasons.
- More on our 2015 trip to Ireland.