Tapestries of Fall Colour in Ireland

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 grasses and plants in the Dublin Botanical Garden, IrelandSeptember 21. A mass of daisies from our White Rocks coastal walk in Northern Ireland, UK. A mass of daisies from our White Rocks Coastal Walk in Northern Ireland, UKSeptember 22.  Bog heather in bloom the Antrim Glens, Ireland, UKBog heather in the Antrim Glens, Ireland, UKSeptember 24. Orange Crocosmias grow in abundance along the roads on the Inishowen Peninsula as we enter back into the Republic of Ireland. Orange Crocosmia grow in abundance along the roads on Inishowen Peninula in IrelandSeptember 25. The heather still blooming in Glenveagh National Park.Heather in bloom in Glenveagh National Park, IrelandSeptember 29Ballyconneely Bog has scrubby gorse blooming bright yellow amongst the fading blooms of the heather.
Yellow Gorse blooms and purple heather make a tapestry of subtle colours at the Ballyconneely Bog in IrelandOctober 6. Sneem’s river was edged by yellow grasses creating a fall tapestry.River grasses in the garden that runs along the river in Sneem, IrelandOctober 8. Prickles and heather in bloom on the Beara Peninsula.Prickles and heather in bloom on the Beara Peninsula, IrelandOctober 11. A stream running through the fall colours of Cahir Castle Park. The fall colours are finally starting to show up in the trees.  A river running through the fall colours of Cahir Castle Park, IrelandOctober 12. The bog grasses of Wicklow Gap going to seed..Fall colour in the bog grasses of Wicklow Gap in IrelandOctober 13. Back in Dublin and the trees are just beginning to lose their leaves in St. Stephen’s Green.The trees are just beginning to lose their leaves in October in St. Stephen's Green in Dublin, Ireland

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