Buncrana Seashore

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Driftwood on the beach at Buncrana.

 

Some images taken on a visit to Buncrana in Co. Donegal, on a dark day in May.  The town is on the shore of Lough Swilly, a long narrow sea inlet, and we spent a couple of hours exploring the beach and sea front.

 

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The lighthouse on the pier.

 

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The wall beside the pier was decorated with a sea-life mural – something to photograph even in less than ideal weather.

 

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Then down on to the beach.  Lough Swilly is also known as the Lake of Shadows, and it was living up to its name today.

 

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There was a lot of driftwood on the beach, full of interesting textures.

 

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Back up on the sea front, there was another warning beacon for shipping.

 

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The extra large sun dial was redundant in the weather conditions.

 

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The harp, national symbol of Ireland.

 

A nice place, even in the conditions we were presented with.

 

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