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  • Build on top of rough rocks. At the bottom hit the waves of the Irish see the cliffs. This is #dunlucecastle 
It was the perfect scene for an upcoming storm. And yeah, you can see it in the distance.. There was one incoming. We had no chance to escape and get again completely drenched in less than a minute. Bit after every storm is sunshine. 
And so we could lucky enjoy the lovely #whiterockbeach with pure sunshine and no rain. This is for sure, one of the beautiful and impressive beaches of Ireland. 
It almost seems like the Irish weather knows how to set his landscapes and castles in scene.
  • Build on top of rough rocks. At the bottom hit the waves of the Irish see the cliffs. This is #dunlucecastle
    It was the perfect scene for an upcoming storm. And yeah, you can see it in the distance.. There was one incoming. We had no chance to escape and get again completely drenched in less than a minute. Bit after every storm is sunshine.
    And so we could lucky enjoy the lovely #whiterockbeach with pure sunshine and no rain. This is for sure, one of the beautiful and impressive beaches of Ireland.
    It almost seems like the Irish weather knows how to set his landscapes and castles in scene.
  •  13  1  54 minutes ago
  • Time is something I am always thinking about. It can be both a pro and a con in life, but having the balance is what matters. ⁣
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Nowadays, but more so in my past, I use a lot of my energy thinking and planning my time. I am always wary of wasting my time and utilising it wisely. You would be thinking what’s wrong with that right? Well being fluid with my time is the problem. I find it next near to impossible to change plans I had already created. When I have a plan I want to stick exactly to it. And goes what? Thats not the way life works. Plans are only a tool to get you started and get you on the road. If you can’t adapt a plan and move along with a new one then you will become stagnate. ⁣
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Understanding the time you have on this planet should matter the most to you. Funnily enough the object that made me realise that was so finite was my phone. The screen time statistics are one of the craziest things I have ever seen in my life. It genuinely scared me to see the hours I was throwing away each week. ⁣
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I watch a lot fo educational videos and I like to be up to date on the latest in political news. However, over the last month I have sacrificed that for more books. I love social media and the internet but it has become an addictive thing for most people. I seen myself getting into this rut of always looking at Facebook and Instagram (Thank god I never got the hang of twitter). ⁣
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The biggest culprit of all was Youtube though. For a while I tricked myself into thinking “Nah all that time wasted only applies to people who are on Facebook/ Instagram/ Twitter”. Who was I fooling? Youtube is an archive of the most amazing material and an endless pit of knowledge. Youtube was teaching me all these things and I wasn’t applying any of them. I would go from video to video learning “new skills” and was believing I was soaking in all of this information. Within a week it was all gone. Your brain only wants to remember what it constantly does. ⁣
⁣
Yes, I did go on a bit of a tangent with what I perceive my time to be. This world is more that notes and facts. Go and apply the skills
  • Time is something I am always thinking about. It can be both a pro and a con in life, but having the balance is what matters. ⁣

    Nowadays, but more so in my past, I use a lot of my energy thinking and planning my time. I am always wary of wasting my time and utilising it wisely. You would be thinking what’s wrong with that right? Well being fluid with my time is the problem. I find it next near to impossible to change plans I had already created. When I have a plan I want to stick exactly to it. And goes what? Thats not the way life works. Plans are only a tool to get you started and get you on the road. If you can’t adapt a plan and move along with a new one then you will become stagnate. ⁣

    Understanding the time you have on this planet should matter the most to you. Funnily enough the object that made me realise that was so finite was my phone. The screen time statistics are one of the craziest things I have ever seen in my life. It genuinely scared me to see the hours I was throwing away each week. ⁣

    I watch a lot fo educational videos and I like to be up to date on the latest in political news. However, over the last month I have sacrificed that for more books. I love social media and the internet but it has become an addictive thing for most people. I seen myself getting into this rut of always looking at Facebook and Instagram (Thank god I never got the hang of twitter). ⁣

    The biggest culprit of all was Youtube though. For a while I tricked myself into thinking “Nah all that time wasted only applies to people who are on Facebook/ Instagram/ Twitter”. Who was I fooling? Youtube is an archive of the most amazing material and an endless pit of knowledge. Youtube was teaching me all these things and I wasn’t applying any of them. I would go from video to video learning “new skills” and was believing I was soaking in all of this information. Within a week it was all gone. Your brain only wants to remember what it constantly does. ⁣

    Yes, I did go on a bit of a tangent with what I perceive my time to be. This world is more that notes and facts. Go and apply the skills
  •  129  74  1 hour ago
  • HANDS UP IF YOU EVER FELT INSECURE ABOUT BEING INTROVERT?! ❤️⁣
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Yesterday, I went hiking alone. (A well known path, don’t worry🤣). For many reasons, the main being that I quite enjoy my own company some times, and I’ve learned as I move through my 20s to embrace this trait and not be embarrassed about it like I used to, or let others cause me to feel insecure about it. Its part of me. I love big parties and occasions YESSS💃🏼, but sporadically. My high is often in the quieter nights, the early morning, the small groups or solo adventures. 🌸⁣
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I got a little self conscious at one point, when a hiker I met said “Gosh you’ve fallen behind” - and I said I wasn’t with that group, I was on my own. They seemed shocked.⁣
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I met a women at the top, the women that kindly offered to take this photo. She was hiking too. We got chatting & she shared her story with me, and I instantly felt at peace in my decision, my being, for doing what it is I love doing - because life is TOO SHORT. ⁣👇
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She recovered from breast cancer and overcame many treatments 4 years ago. She told her oncologist she would not be sick again, climb hills again, and make a TV series. ⁣
Shes ticked all three. ✅✅✅⁣
If that doesn’t inspire you I don’t know what will ❤️. I took her photo too, for her kids to see.⁣
⁣
A Monday reminder and hopefully reassurance for anyone else that’s more skewed towards the introvert end of the personality scale...⁣👇
Everyone shines given the right lighting, find your best source and double down on that. ⁣
You are not a burden for being introverted by times, it’s your self care. ⁣
It’s important to feel comfortable in being alone, just as it is with others.⁣
👉 Every time you do something you think you can’t, you grow stronger and more confident. Be that a solo hike, a race, a date, or a dietary change.⁣
⁣
There was something so freeing about being content with just me, my body, and the mountains. It reset me for a week of exciting events, meetings and socialising.  Bring on all the hoooomans. ❤️⁣🤣☺️
⁣
Ps.. Exercise so you can climb mountains, swim seas, and race your grandkids. Not for abs.⁣
⁣
#MentalTraining #Health #HikeLife #Growth #MondayMindset
  • HANDS UP IF YOU EVER FELT INSECURE ABOUT BEING INTROVERT?! ❤️⁣

    Yesterday, I went hiking alone. (A well known path, don’t worry🤣). For many reasons, the main being that I quite enjoy my own company some times, and I’ve learned as I move through my 20s to embrace this trait and not be embarrassed about it like I used to, or let others cause me to feel insecure about it. Its part of me. I love big parties and occasions YESSS💃🏼, but sporadically. My high is often in the quieter nights, the early morning, the small groups or solo adventures. 🌸⁣

    I got a little self conscious at one point, when a hiker I met said “Gosh you’ve fallen behind” - and I said I wasn’t with that group, I was on my own. They seemed shocked.⁣

    I met a women at the top, the women that kindly offered to take this photo. She was hiking too. We got chatting & she shared her story with me, and I instantly felt at peace in my decision, my being, for doing what it is I love doing - because life is TOO SHORT. ⁣👇

    She recovered from breast cancer and overcame many treatments 4 years ago. She told her oncologist she would not be sick again, climb hills again, and make a TV series. ⁣
    Shes ticked all three. ✅✅✅⁣
    If that doesn’t inspire you I don’t know what will ❤️. I took her photo too, for her kids to see.⁣

    A Monday reminder and hopefully reassurance for anyone else that’s more skewed towards the introvert end of the personality scale...⁣👇
    Everyone shines given the right lighting, find your best source and double down on that. ⁣
    You are not a burden for being introverted by times, it’s your self care. ⁣
    It’s important to feel comfortable in being alone, just as it is with others.⁣
    👉 Every time you do something you think you can’t, you grow stronger and more confident. Be that a solo hike, a race, a date, or a dietary change.⁣

    There was something so freeing about being content with just me, my body, and the mountains. It reset me for a week of exciting events, meetings and socialising. Bring on all the hoooomans. ❤️⁣🤣☺️

    Ps.. Exercise so you can climb mountains, swim seas, and race your grandkids. Not for abs.⁣

    #MentalTraining #Health #HikeLife #Growth #MondayMindset
  •  451  32  1 hour ago
  • White Park Bay
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Finally back out taking photos after a long while. Not my best image but I’m just glad I was able to get out after all this time
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Nikon D7200
18-55mm @ 18mm
F16
ISO 100
1/2 sec
Cokin P series graduated ND filters
  • White Park Bay
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    Finally back out taking photos after a long while. Not my best image but I’m just glad I was able to get out after all this time
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    Nikon D7200
    18-55mm @ 18mm
    F16
    ISO 100
    1/2 sec
    Cokin P series graduated ND filters
  •  62  1  1 hour ago
  • In which we attend #Guinness Academy, and learn how to properly pour a pint. These are the two we poured, the freshest Guinness you can possibly get. ✨ #guinnessstorehouse
  • In which we attend #Guinness Academy, and learn how to properly pour a pint. These are the two we poured, the freshest Guinness you can possibly get. ✨ #guinnessstorehouse
  •  8  1  1 hour ago
  • Enjoying My Time In Clare, The Sea Cliffs All Around The Coast of The County Are Really Something!
  • Enjoying My Time In Clare, The Sea Cliffs All Around The Coast of The County Are Really Something!
  •  26  3  2 hours ago
  • Exploring old Irish cottage for sale near Easy, north west Ireland. You could see the surf from the front door. A rare sight in those parts, blue sky!
  • Exploring old Irish cottage for sale near Easy, north west Ireland. You could see the surf from the front door. A rare sight in those parts, blue sky!
  •  9  1  3 hours ago
  • Last light bouncing off the cliffs at the Giants Causeway. Never a bad shot taken here.
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  • Last light bouncing off the cliffs at the Giants Causeway. Never a bad shot taken here.





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    ISO 100
    F13
  •  56  1  3 hours ago
  • Because I’ll always stop for cows and stone walls.☘️☘️☘️
  • Because I’ll always stop for cows and stone walls.☘️☘️☘️
  •  43  2  4 hours ago
  • I definitely think of myself as restless. I hope not dissatisfied. Remember that scene in 'Vicky, Christina, Barcelona' — "Chronic dissatisfaction, that's what you have!"? I hope that's not me. But there are so many perfectly good and decent things that I have just walked away from (OK maybe not just, maybe it was more like removing a bandaid rather than stripping off a sweater, maybe it wasn't so easy) and it makes me wonder. Why couldn't I just stay? I could see myself staying—could envision what that good and decent life would look like—could imagine myself happy enough. But then comes the itch for new. To see what else is out there. When I find something wonderful, it makes me wonder what other wonderful things are out there waiting. So I go. Is it dissatisfaction or curiosity that drives me?
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/ april 2018
  • I definitely think of myself as restless. I hope not dissatisfied. Remember that scene in 'Vicky, Christina, Barcelona' — "Chronic dissatisfaction, that's what you have!"? I hope that's not me. But there are so many perfectly good and decent things that I have just walked away from (OK maybe not just, maybe it was more like removing a bandaid rather than stripping off a sweater, maybe it wasn't so easy) and it makes me wonder. Why couldn't I just stay? I could see myself staying—could envision what that good and decent life would look like—could imagine myself happy enough. But then comes the itch for new. To see what else is out there. When I find something wonderful, it makes me wonder what other wonderful things are out there waiting. So I go. Is it dissatisfaction or curiosity that drives me?
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    / april 2018
  •  45  4  4 hours ago

Top #exploreireland Posts

  • HANDS UP IF YOU EVER FELT INSECURE ABOUT BEING INTROVERT?! ❤️⁣
⁣
Yesterday, I went hiking alone. (A well known path, don’t worry🤣). For many reasons, the main being that I quite enjoy my own company some times, and I’ve learned as I move through my 20s to embrace this trait and not be embarrassed about it like I used to, or let others cause me to feel insecure about it. Its part of me. I love big parties and occasions YESSS💃🏼, but sporadically. My high is often in the quieter nights, the early morning, the small groups or solo adventures. 🌸⁣
⁣
I got a little self conscious at one point, when a hiker I met said “Gosh you’ve fallen behind” - and I said I wasn’t with that group, I was on my own. They seemed shocked.⁣
⁣
I met a women at the top, the women that kindly offered to take this photo. She was hiking too. We got chatting & she shared her story with me, and I instantly felt at peace in my decision, my being, for doing what it is I love doing - because life is TOO SHORT. ⁣👇
⁣
She recovered from breast cancer and overcame many treatments 4 years ago. She told her oncologist she would not be sick again, climb hills again, and make a TV series. ⁣
Shes ticked all three. ✅✅✅⁣
If that doesn’t inspire you I don’t know what will ❤️. I took her photo too, for her kids to see.⁣
⁣
A Monday reminder and hopefully reassurance for anyone else that’s more skewed towards the introvert end of the personality scale...⁣👇
Everyone shines given the right lighting, find your best source and double down on that. ⁣
You are not a burden for being introverted by times, it’s your self care. ⁣
It’s important to feel comfortable in being alone, just as it is with others.⁣
👉 Every time you do something you think you can’t, you grow stronger and more confident. Be that a solo hike, a race, a date, or a dietary change.⁣
⁣
There was something so freeing about being content with just me, my body, and the mountains. It reset me for a week of exciting events, meetings and socialising.  Bring on all the hoooomans. ❤️⁣🤣☺️
⁣
Ps.. Exercise so you can climb mountains, swim seas, and race your grandkids. Not for abs.⁣
⁣
#MentalTraining #Health #HikeLife #Growth #MondayMindset
  • HANDS UP IF YOU EVER FELT INSECURE ABOUT BEING INTROVERT?! ❤️⁣

    Yesterday, I went hiking alone. (A well known path, don’t worry🤣). For many reasons, the main being that I quite enjoy my own company some times, and I’ve learned as I move through my 20s to embrace this trait and not be embarrassed about it like I used to, or let others cause me to feel insecure about it. Its part of me. I love big parties and occasions YESSS💃🏼, but sporadically. My high is often in the quieter nights, the early morning, the small groups or solo adventures. 🌸⁣

    I got a little self conscious at one point, when a hiker I met said “Gosh you’ve fallen behind” - and I said I wasn’t with that group, I was on my own. They seemed shocked.⁣

    I met a women at the top, the women that kindly offered to take this photo. She was hiking too. We got chatting & she shared her story with me, and I instantly felt at peace in my decision, my being, for doing what it is I love doing - because life is TOO SHORT. ⁣👇

    She recovered from breast cancer and overcame many treatments 4 years ago. She told her oncologist she would not be sick again, climb hills again, and make a TV series. ⁣
    Shes ticked all three. ✅✅✅⁣
    If that doesn’t inspire you I don’t know what will ❤️. I took her photo too, for her kids to see.⁣

    A Monday reminder and hopefully reassurance for anyone else that’s more skewed towards the introvert end of the personality scale...⁣👇
    Everyone shines given the right lighting, find your best source and double down on that. ⁣
    You are not a burden for being introverted by times, it’s your self care. ⁣
    It’s important to feel comfortable in being alone, just as it is with others.⁣
    👉 Every time you do something you think you can’t, you grow stronger and more confident. Be that a solo hike, a race, a date, or a dietary change.⁣

    There was something so freeing about being content with just me, my body, and the mountains. It reset me for a week of exciting events, meetings and socialising. Bring on all the hoooomans. ❤️⁣🤣☺️

    Ps.. Exercise so you can climb mountains, swim seas, and race your grandkids. Not for abs.⁣

    #MentalTraining #Health #HikeLife #Growth #MondayMindset
  •  451  32  1 hour ago
  • Time is something I am always thinking about. It can be both a pro and a con in life, but having the balance is what matters. ⁣
⁣
Nowadays, but more so in my past, I use a lot of my energy thinking and planning my time. I am always wary of wasting my time and utilising it wisely. You would be thinking what’s wrong with that right? Well being fluid with my time is the problem. I find it next near to impossible to change plans I had already created. When I have a plan I want to stick exactly to it. And goes what? Thats not the way life works. Plans are only a tool to get you started and get you on the road. If you can’t adapt a plan and move along with a new one then you will become stagnate. ⁣
⁣
Understanding the time you have on this planet should matter the most to you. Funnily enough the object that made me realise that was so finite was my phone. The screen time statistics are one of the craziest things I have ever seen in my life. It genuinely scared me to see the hours I was throwing away each week. ⁣
⁣
I watch a lot fo educational videos and I like to be up to date on the latest in political news. However, over the last month I have sacrificed that for more books. I love social media and the internet but it has become an addictive thing for most people. I seen myself getting into this rut of always looking at Facebook and Instagram (Thank god I never got the hang of twitter). ⁣
⁣
The biggest culprit of all was Youtube though. For a while I tricked myself into thinking “Nah all that time wasted only applies to people who are on Facebook/ Instagram/ Twitter”. Who was I fooling? Youtube is an archive of the most amazing material and an endless pit of knowledge. Youtube was teaching me all these things and I wasn’t applying any of them. I would go from video to video learning “new skills” and was believing I was soaking in all of this information. Within a week it was all gone. Your brain only wants to remember what it constantly does. ⁣
⁣
Yes, I did go on a bit of a tangent with what I perceive my time to be. This world is more that notes and facts. Go and apply the skills
  • Time is something I am always thinking about. It can be both a pro and a con in life, but having the balance is what matters. ⁣

    Nowadays, but more so in my past, I use a lot of my energy thinking and planning my time. I am always wary of wasting my time and utilising it wisely. You would be thinking what’s wrong with that right? Well being fluid with my time is the problem. I find it next near to impossible to change plans I had already created. When I have a plan I want to stick exactly to it. And goes what? Thats not the way life works. Plans are only a tool to get you started and get you on the road. If you can’t adapt a plan and move along with a new one then you will become stagnate. ⁣

    Understanding the time you have on this planet should matter the most to you. Funnily enough the object that made me realise that was so finite was my phone. The screen time statistics are one of the craziest things I have ever seen in my life. It genuinely scared me to see the hours I was throwing away each week. ⁣

    I watch a lot fo educational videos and I like to be up to date on the latest in political news. However, over the last month I have sacrificed that for more books. I love social media and the internet but it has become an addictive thing for most people. I seen myself getting into this rut of always looking at Facebook and Instagram (Thank god I never got the hang of twitter). ⁣

    The biggest culprit of all was Youtube though. For a while I tricked myself into thinking “Nah all that time wasted only applies to people who are on Facebook/ Instagram/ Twitter”. Who was I fooling? Youtube is an archive of the most amazing material and an endless pit of knowledge. Youtube was teaching me all these things and I wasn’t applying any of them. I would go from video to video learning “new skills” and was believing I was soaking in all of this information. Within a week it was all gone. Your brain only wants to remember what it constantly does. ⁣

    Yes, I did go on a bit of a tangent with what I perceive my time to be. This world is more that notes and facts. Go and apply the skills
  •  129  74  1 hour ago