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Colm Rooney – Ballydehob, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  Colm Rooney  – Ballydehob, West Cork. ‘Spike Milligan was a gas man with many strings to his bow. I have always loved his work. This poem, dedicated to his daughter reflects how I feel about my family. To My Daughter Jane by Spike Milligan I cannot […]

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Sandra O’Shea – Castletownbere, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  Sandra O’Shea – Castletownbere, West Cork. ‘My favourite view on the Beara is coming home along the road from Ardrigole with the peninsula stretched out ahead of me. The sea on my left with Bere Island in the distance, the formidable Hungry Hill on my right […]

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Richard Miles, Ballydehob, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  Richard Miles – Ballydehob, West Cork. ‘My favourite quote or saying is – Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes – Oscar Wilde. I would like to meet Oscar Wilde in the hereafter. I think we would have a lot of fun and he […]

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Mark Johnston – Castletownbere, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  Mark Johnston – Castletownbere, West Cork. ‘I was born in Donegal Town. My favourite memory from childhood was during the summer holidays, being out morning to night with my father who was the local vet, travelling up to a hundred miles a day, from farm to […]

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Joanne Cassidy – Ballydehob, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  ‘Some of my favourite memories from childhood were waiting at the bus stop for the arrival of the evening Bus Eireann bus. The anticipation of the arrival of my Auntie Peggy, my godmother always brought huge excitement. She would arrive with a large bag of sweets […]

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Seamus Hogan – Ballydehob, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  Its a privilage to include the poet – Seamus Hogan in the project. He once lived in the iconic Paris bookshop, Shakespeare & Co.He has published two collections of poetry – Interweaving and New Poems. His latest publication is, Grey Smoke Against A Grey Sky. Seamus […]

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Noel McCarthy – Sheep’s Head, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  Noel McCarthy – Sheep’s Head Peninsula, West Cork. ‘Some of my fondest memories are of out fishing in Dunmanus Bay for lobsters. I had a 26ft boat and fished for 20 years . You could shoot and haul your pots 3 times a day. In the […]

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Saoirse Canty – Ballydehob, West Cork.

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project –  Saoirse Canty – Ballydehob, West Cork. ‘My perfect day would be my friends and I hanging out around Ballydehob. We would do nothing and talk about nothing all day. The reason why that is so perfect to me is because it makes me truly happy and […]