Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

© 2007 Nicholas Draney A young student at the Gealscoil de Hide learns the cello, a traditional Irish instrument, as part of the curriculum of the all Irish speaking school in Oranmore, County Galway, Ireland on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007. Students also learn instruments such as the fiddle and the tin whistle.

Road Bowling

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

© 2007 Nicholas Draney A contestant in an international road bowling championship throws the “bullit,” or 28 ounce iron ball, for County Cork outside of Ballincurrig, County Cork, Ireland on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007. Road Bowling is an old traditional sport played mainly in County Cork in the Republic and County Armagh in the North […]

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

© 2007 Nicholas Draney Two horses stand in a paddock on a private horse farm in Maynooth, County Kildare, Ireland on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007. This horse farm is the private venture of one man and employs 80 staff members. Although they do not breed horses for selling these two young foals might sell between […]

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

© 2007 Nicholas Draney Sheep stand precariously on the edge of the Bloody Foreland (a particularly rugged stretch of coastline) in County Donegal, Ireland on Sunday, Sept. 30 , 2007. Ireland I miss you.

Kilkenny Castle

Thursday, October 11th, 2007

© 2007 Nicholas Draney Kilkenny Castle at night in Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland on Thursday evening, Oct. 11, 2007.

Sunday, October 7th, 2007

© 2007 Nicholas Draney A toilet stands guard over cut turf in a bog at the Bloody Foreland in County Donegal, Ireland on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2007.

More sheep dipping

Friday, October 5th, 2007

© 2007 Nicholas Draney Seamus Boyle dips one of his sheep in a chemical bath in order to kill ticks and maggots which otherwise would destroy the sheep in Killybegs, County Donegal, Ireland on Friday, Sept. 28, 2007. (Photo by Nicholas Draney/Brooks Institute, © 2007)

Monday, October 1st, 2007

© 2007 Nicholas Draney Semus Boyle, Paddy Boyle and his dog Jim move sheep across a stream on Seamus Boyle’s farm in Carrickcar, County Donegal, Ireland on Friday, Sept. 28, 2007. (Photo by Nicholas Draney/Brooks Institute, © 2007)