Saturday, April 29, 2017

drilling holes

Saw the workers drilling holes in the building.  One worker had a sweatshirt on that says Surefill Insulation so I looked them up.  Their facebook page states:
Surefill Ltd is a family business, established in 2000. We install bonded bead cavity wall and loft insulation to new build and existing private and commercial dwellings.
So I guess they were going to install some insulation.  I never heard or seen this before but found it interesting.







Friday, April 28, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

the gang

making noise in the morning.  I guess they have something to say :)


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

monday murals

The painting is the brainchild of Sligo Tidy Towns Committee, who commissioned Nik Purdy to paint W.B. Yeats, and what a breath of fresh air it brings to the town.


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Sunday, April 23, 2017

rock fish

when walking near the water, I'm always looking at rocks and this one stood out.  Looks like a fish don't you think?



Saturday, April 22, 2017

for sale

 last week the chimney was being worked on, this week it's time to paint.

 

Friday, April 21, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

pole painter

This Carndonagh worker was applying a new layer of paint on the pole.  The pole is located at the diamond in the center of town.  As for the flag, I have no idea what it represents.  I'll have to ask next time I'm there,


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

shopping in buncrana

We take the bus and our backpacks once a month to go to Lidl and Aldi to pick up items that we can't get locally.  It's about an hour bus ride from Moville.


Sunday, April 16, 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017

skywatch friday

8:30am - An October morning in Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo


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Thursday, April 13, 2017

chimney work

They worked on the chimney all day.  These terraced houses are vacant, maybe someone bought them. 

morning photo

late afternoon

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

cows on the run

Heading home on the bus from Buncrana, we came upon some loose cows. 



here the bus driver used his bus to help round up the cows.  It worked and they headed down the road that is on the right (where the silver car is).  When we passed the guy who was the owner, he gave the bus driver a thumbs up.



Tuesday, April 11, 2017

market square

McCallions Bar and The Music Quarter in Market Square, Buncrana. 






a memorial dedicated to two girls who lost their lives.


Saturday, April 8, 2017

the lollipop lady

a woman who is employed to help children cross the road safely near a school by holding up a circular sign on a pole to stop the traffic.


Thursday, April 6, 2017

stone wall

One of my favorite stone walls.  We pass this on the way to the community garden.




Sunday, April 2, 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017

cdp theme - wet

a hike on the Cong Trail in Cong, co. Mayo.  We participated in the Cong Heritage Trail walk in December of 2014, our first year in Ireland.  It is held every year on St. Stephen's Day which is the day after Christmas.

heading to the forest


the forest was cool and wet, love all that green moss on the trees


we stopped at various places to listen to the moderator talk about the area we were in.


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Friday, March 31, 2017

birds

I heard the birds screeching as I turned the corner and there they were.


Thursday, March 30, 2017

yellow daffodils

Saw these beauties in a small park on our way to the garden center.  The house is across the street.


Wednesday, March 29, 2017

maud's ice cream and coffee shop

As well as great coffee Maud’s offers a fine selection of gourmet scones, cakes muffins, ice creams and milkshakes. Sit down and relax and enjoy friendly service in this lovely little coffee shop. - See more at: http://www.townchat.ie/eatDetails.php?jid=297#sthash.aq9pJlVk.dpuf
As well as great coffee Maud’s offers a fine selection of gourmet scones, cakes muffins, ice creams and milkshakes. Sit down and relax and enjoy friendly service in this lovely little coffee shop. - See more at: http://www.townchat.ie/eatDetails.php?jid=297#sthash.aq9pJlVk.dpuf
As well as great coffee Maud’s offers a fine selection of gourmet scones, cakes muffins, ice creams and milkshakes. Sit down and relax and enjoy friendly service in this lovely little coffee shop. - See more at: http://www.townchat.ie/eatDetails.php?jid=297#sthash.aq9pJlVk.dpu
The table and chairs are making their outdoor appearance for 2017.  Maud’s offers great coffee and a fine selection of gourmet scones, cakes, muffins, ice creams and milkshakes. Sit down and relax and enjoy friendly service in this lovely little coffee shop.


Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

greencastle mural

This Mural in Greencastle is an image of a Greencastle yawl or drontheim, a traditional fishing boat for many centuries on the north coasts of Ireland and the northern seaboard of Britain. It was commissioned by Greencastle Community Development, and was completed in August 1999.

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

greencastle harbour

Greencastle is about 4km from Moville.  Greencastle takes its name from the castle, built in 1305 by Richard de Burgo, the Earl of Ulster, to guard the entrance to Lough Foyle. The Greencastle Marina is situated in the heart of the village, providing secure and safe berthing at the mouth of Lough Foyle, Co. Donegal.   The Greencastle Marina is a preferred first port of call for yachts coming from Scotland or Northern Ireland.




Saturday, March 25, 2017

gardai issues being reported on

The issues regarding the Gardaí are very concerning it said on the news.   The Garda Siochana had over-estimated the number of breath tests carried out each year by almost a million.  Another mistake also means around €150,000 road traffic offences may need to be wiped because of a clerical error by the gardaí and the latest scandal involves almost 15,000 wrongful road traffic convictions.
It's incredible that the Gardai can be so inept, no wonder their moral is down.

moville garda station