Tag Archives: Wild Atlantic Way

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Yesterday.

Westport, county Mayo.

(Thanks Andrzej Gibbons)

UPDATE:

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Dáire Fitzgerald writes:

Stunning sunrise over Portmarnock [Co. Dublin] taken by my friend Jennifer (who’s 30 today!) this morning.

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Clockwise from top left Horse Riding at Grange, Co. Sligo, Fly Fishing at Glenbeg Lough in Co. Cork, cycling on the Aran Islands in Co. Galway and surfing at Inch, Co. Kerry

Wild Atlantic Way stamps by Red and Grey design launched by An Post today.

But that’s not all.

An Post writes:

In a hi-tech twist each stamp features augmented reality technology and when scanned using a smartphone or tablet with the CEE App installed, allows the user to access additional material on the Wild Atlantic Way….

Irish Stamps (An Post)

 



Ollie ‘The Fla’ O’Flaherty (top)

The first installment of Fáilte Ireland’s venture into the world of V.R. and 3D footage of the Wild Atlantic Way.

A virtually gnarly 360′ of Ollie ‘The Fla‘ O’Flaherty riding the surf beneath the Cliffs of Moher, County Clare.

Next week: sheep scaring on the Burren.

360 Tow-in Surfing

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Thanks Oval Head

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Oh.

Mr P writes:

It seems that the whest has stolen Bray Head [Bray, Co Wicklow] for the WAW…

Anyone?

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Update: There may be another Bray (see comments)

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RTE reports:

Star Wars makers Lucasfilm and Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board have confirmed that filming on Star Wars: Episode VIII is set to take place along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Lucasfilm’s Vice President of Physical Production, Candice Campos, said the company was “thrilled” to come back.

Star Wars goes Wild for Atlantic Way (RTE)

Pic: Thomas Breathnach (Men’s Journal)

One ride, 11,000 different experiences.

But enough about Bodger’s sex life.

This is about visual data.

Aimee Stewart writes:

Infographic Natives, in association with the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, is asking cyclists to submit their anonymous GPS data to transform them into one stunning data visualisation as a record of our combined efforts on the day.

The Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle takes place on July 4th, starting in Killarney.

Details on how to submit data can be found here at Infographic Natives.

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Sheer drops, rocky outcrops, unproductive, sterile, barren.

But enough about Karl’s beard.

Sinead McCarthy writes:

Please share this drone footage of the Wild Atlantic Way with your lovely readers. It was shot and edited by Raymond Fogarty in late August and early September 2014

Includes passive-aggressive seagull.

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Bren Whelan descends the slopes of Inishowen, County Donegal after Ireland’s first significant snow fall of winter 2014.

Next week, ice skating from Connemara..

Fair play play though, in fairness.

A.M.I.