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Declan Wiseman – Castletownbere, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  Declan Wiseman – Castletownbere, West Cork. ‘My favourite quote is – Live and let live. Life is too short to be arguing over minor things. Have respect and consideration for others, every human being is important. Always be tolerant of other people’s views, they should feel […]

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Patrick O’Donovan – Sheep’s Head, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  Patrick O’Donovan – Sheep’s Head Peninsula, West Cork. ‘What makes me happy is seeing people doing well and collectively the community doing well. People no longer need to emigrate to find work, they can now stay and experience the beauty of the place that they were […]

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Sheila O’Driscoll – Castletownbere, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  Sheila O’Driscoll – Castletownbere, West Cork. ‘One of my favourite memories is of the first RNLI lifeboat coming into Castletownbere. It took a lot of work for it to happen and it was a very emotional time as my daughter who had helped enormously to make […]

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Caroline O’Donnell – Ballydehob, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  Caroline O’Donnell – Ballydehob, West Cork. ‘My grandmother once told me that as long as I have music and laughter in my life I would never grow old. I think about her every day and try not to grow old. She also said never marry a […]

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People of Ballydehob Exhibition –

People of Ballydehob Photography Exhibition on the Wild Atlantic Way –  I would like to thank all the wonderful people of Ballydehob for their incredible help, warmth and kindness during my time in the village, especially Joe O’Leary from Levis’ Bar and Colm Rooney who made it all happen, they organised the people taking part […]

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John Joe Bowen – Sheeps Head, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  John Joe Bowen – Blacksmith, Sheep’s Head Peninsula, West Cork. ‘Nature enhances my work, by observing simple patterns in a leaf, a flower or the structure of a tree gives me inspiration. If I try to interpret the world, as if through the unspoilt imagination of […]

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Sean O’Sullivan ‘Bawn’ – Castletownbere, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  Sean O’Sullivan ‘Bawn’ – Castletownbere, West Cork. ‘My perfect day is coming back into the harbour after 3 or 4 days fishing, with a hold full of fish. Its a good feeling, you know that you can relax, you have a wage made for yourself and […]

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Cormac Whooley, Sheep’s Head, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  Cormac Whooley – Sheep’s Head Peninsula, West Cork. ‘I grew up in Ahakista and I run the family pub, known locally as The Tin Pub, its seasonal, so its open for about 6/9 months of the year. I travel abroad for the other couple of months. […]

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Brian O’Driscoll, Castletownbere, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  Brian O’Driscoll – Castletownbere, West Cork. ‘Good people inspire me, putting their own lives on hold to help others and prevent lives being lost. My fellow RNLI crew members selflessness never ceases to amaze me. They come from all walks of life, such as farmers, teachers, […]

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Mary O’Brien – Sheeps Head, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  Mary O’Brien – Sheep’s Head Peninsula, West Cork. ‘My perfect day is spent working in my garden, listening to the bird song and nature all around me. It gladdens my heart, once the first crocus puts its head above the ground. Spring brings life again, hyacinths […]

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Toni McDermott – Leap, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  Toni McDermott – Leap, West Cork. ‘Get up and do your thing’. I’m very sad to say that Toni recently passed away. I only got the opportunity to meet her the one time during the photo shoot in Connolly’s Pub, even so, she made a lasting […]