Posts Tagged "floods"

Fri, 21 February 2014 Coole under water

I’ve made mention a few times of the flooding in the West of Ireland this winter, but it’s pretty hard to describe how bad it’s been (although, not quite on the same scale as Somerset in England).
I visit Coole Park in Co. Galway quite regularly, and over the past two months more and more of [...]

Mon, 06 January 2014 it just takes a nudge

I had a rather low moment on Saturday. As I’ve mentioned the weather has been dreadful and Ireland has been battered by a series of storms (with yet another one arriving – on the 175th anniversary of Oíche na Gaoithe Móire, the ‘Night of the Big Wind‘, which was so ferocious it got its own [...]

Fri, 03 January 2014 control, an illusion

Life is unpredictable. Just when you think you’ve got a grip on how to endure its fickle moods it decides to remind you what a beast it can be.
Often, it just has to gesture to Nature to pull up alongside you in its blundering tank, and direct it right across your path.

This rather picturesque scene [...]

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