Ballyconnell , Ireland
Windy Day Clear Island
Painting - Watercolour
Watercolour painting of an Irish landscape, a laneway with stone walls leading to a stone cottage, the sea-breeze bending the trees over windswept fields of Clear island off the south coast of County Cork, .
Also known as Cape Clear, this island of rugged scenery, sheltered sparkling harbours, cliffs, bogs and scenic pebble beaches is steeped in wildlife -Rare migratory birds, whales, sun fish and shark are spotted from the Island every year, as well as the regular visitors, the dolphins.
The variety of flora and fauna makes for an enjoyable walking / hiking experience.
The Islanders of Clear Island are a friendly bilingual community removed from the hustle and bustle of mainland life. Whether you come to Cape Clear to get close to nature, learn a bit of 'an Ghaeilge', taste some goats milk ice cream or enjoy the island's famous hospitality: Clear Island offers relaxation, nature and peace.
April 11th, 2011
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