Clonmacnoise - a first visit
25th May 2013
After the excitements of the IPF Distinctions Sitting I headed to Clonmacnoise, outside Athlone for a a bit of peace and quiet on the Sunday morning. Peace and quiet which I shared with 6 bus loads of tourists! Despite the number of people the atmosphere was indeed calm and reflective, though tinged with sadness for all those who lived and died here, often in horrible circumstances, persecuted because of their faith. I have tried to capture some of this in these photographs.