Category: ireland

Kilmacthomas viaduct

An elegantly-composed railway viaduct, built to designs prepared by James Otway (1843 – 1906) by Smith Finlaysaon and Company, Glasgow, which forms an imposing landmark in the centre of Kilmacthomas. The construction in squared rubble limestone attests to high quality stone masonry, and produces an appealing textured visual effect in the landscape. The viaduct is…

Irish person’s reaction to Brexit – in video

(Wait ’til the very end…..)

IPSOS-Mori carried out a survey of all Irish people, asking the question “What is you’re reaction to the word “Brexit”?

After analysing the results, they commissioned stop-motion artist, Bernard Tyers to represent the results in a stop-motion short movie.

Here is the result.

Tyers is quoted as saying, “I feel this short represents the awful pain in the face Irish citizens, and actually everybody in the feckin’ world, get when they hear all this Brexit shite.”

Graveyard Dog

My Dad & I went to visit my Grandparents’ graves before Christmas.

We found this lovely little 🐕 taking care of the graveyard grounds.