Audrey Carey – Clonakilty, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Audrey Carey - Susu Boutique, Clonakilty, West Cork. 'No expectations, no disappointment.'   

Paddy Meade – Clonakilty, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Paddy Meade - Meade's Newsagent, Clonakilty, West Cork. 'Only those who care about you can hear you when you're quiet.'  

Laura O’Regan – Clonakilty, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Laura O'Regan - Susu Boutique, Clonakilty, West Cork. 'Smile and the world will smile with you.'  

Kevin O’Crowley – Clonakilty, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Kevin O'Crowley - An Sugán Restaurant, Clonakilty, West Cork. 'We were born to be real not to be perfect.'  

Justin Crowley – Clonakilty. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Justin Crowley - A Cut Above, Clonakilty. 'If you can dream it, you can do it.'  

Iain O’Driscoll – Clonakilty, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Iain O'Driscoll - Absolute health & Firness, Clonakilty, West Cork. 'Do the things that make you happy and do them often.'  

Laura Deasy – Clonakilty, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Laura Deasy - The Jagged Edge, Clonakilty, West Cork. 'Everything happens for a reason.'  

Kela Hodgins – Ardfield, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Kela Hodgins - Dunowen House, Ardfield, West Cork. 'There's more than one way to live your life... don't be afraid to take a chance'.  

Stephen Hodgins – Ardfield, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Stephen Hodgins - Dunowen House, Ardfield, West Cork. 'Often the best journeys you make are the ones where you've had to take a detour - the unexpected views are all the more rewarding...'  

Susan O’Regan – Skibbereen, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Susan O'Regan - Irish Wheelchair Shop, Skibbereen, West Cork. My Perfect Day -  'A perfect day is any day I can get close enough to watch the waves make towards our West Coast shore. The tide constantly ebbs and flows, leaving its rippling signature on the sand. Connecting […]

Jim Levis – Skibbereen, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Jim Levis - Levis & Sweetnam, Skibbereen, West Cork. My Perfect Day -  'I was born and brought up above the business I have worked in all my life. From when I was old enough to cross the street on my own, I was sent to the local […]

Sophie Pentek – Skibbereen, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Sophie Pentek - Babushka Decor, Skibbereen, West Cork. My Perfect Day -  'You can call any day perfect if you've spent it with people you love, doing whatever it is that makes you happy. For me that's something simple like cooking a nice dinner for my boys and […]

Gary Snelling – Skibbereen Market, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Gary Snelling - Skibbereen Market, West Cork. 'My Perfect Day -  Is a day without technology. Up early listening to the dawn chorus as I watch the sun rise, then its time for a walk in the woods with Willow my dog. The creative process of work bring […]

Sean Murray – Skibbereen, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Sean Murray - Sean Murray's Fashions, Skibbereen, West Cork. My Perfect Day -  'Early breakfast followed by a one hour swim in the sea. Home for roast chicken dinner with my wife and kids and a long walk in Lough Hyne woods after. To finish the day, a […]

Liz Crowley – Skibbereen, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Liz Crowley - Apple Betty's Cafe, Skibbereen, West Cork. My Perfect Day -  'Walking woodland pathways on leaves of rust and gold, to reach the seashore where reflections of mountains, trees and boats sat on the calm still water. Ripples ran across the surface as the twigs he […]

Leslie Clague – Clonakilty, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Leslie Clague - Clonakilty, West Cork. 'Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.'  

Julie Migdal – Leap, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Julie Migdal - Leap, West Cork. My favourite quote -  'If you can't be a poet, be a poem.' Everyone has a purpose and a story to tell. We as individuals have to figure out which path to take.  

Steve Hayes – Rosscarbery, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Steve Hayes - Rosscarbery, West Cork. 'Before I die I would love to attend St, Patrick's Day Parade in New York'.  

Sam McNicholl – Leap, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Sam McNicholl - Connolly's of Leap, West Cork. My favourite passage from a poem is -  'What childishness is it that while there's a breath of life in our bodies, we are determined to rush to see the sun the other way around?'  From the poem - Questions […]

Nora Hubbert – Rosscarbery, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Nora Hubbert - Rosscarbery, West Cork. 'What inspires me -  My lifestyle, my hobbies and my work evolves around crafts, craft creation and craft sales. My inspiration comes from the fantastic place we live, on the shores of Rosscarbery Bay, with beautiful scenery, stunning coastline and wonderful safe […]

Ted O’Donovan – Leap, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Ted O'Donovan - Leap, West Cork. 'Inspired by my family, friends, and community, I look forward to the future with confidence.'  

Catherine O’Sullivan – Rosscarbery, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Catherine O'Sullivan - Rosscarbery, West Cork. 'Its not the years in your life that count - its the life in your years.'  

Cork Airport Photography Exhibition – 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Exhibition at Cork Airport - Proudly sponsored by the Celtic Ross Hotel. Super excited to announce the opening of my 'People of the Wild Atlantic Way' photography exhibition at Cork Airport. I would like to take this opportunity to say a big Thank You to the Celtic Ross […]

Cork Airport Photography Exhibition Part 2 – 

  People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Exhibition at Cork Airport. Proudly sponsored by the Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery. A second photograph from the press day for the official opening of the exhibition in Cork Airport. From left to right - Steve Hayes of Rosscarbery, Orla Corkery of Kinsale, myself and Helen Wycherley of […]

People of Rosscarbery Exhibition. 

People of Rosscarbery on the Wild Atlantic Way -  Neill Flavin - Rosscarbery, West Cork. Favourite quote - 'Don't think about things too much'. Great celebrations last night at the launch of the 'Meet the Neighbours - People of Rosscarbery Exhibition' at the Celtic Ross Hotel as part of their 20th anniversary celebrations. Helen Wycherley, Neil […]

Sean O’Donovan – Rosscarbery, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Sean O'Donovan - Rosscarbery, West Cork.  

Fiona Calnan – Rosscarbery, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Fiona Calnan - Rosscarbery, West Cork. My favourite saying -  'It is what it is!' 'Life can throw many things at you, good and not so good, and you can either fight it or accept it! fighting or ignoring it gets you nowhere, you have to embrace the […]

Fr, Pat O’Sullivan – Leap, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Fr, Pat O'Sullivan - Leap, West Cork. 'What impresses me...is the enthusiasm of the young and the wisdom of the not so young. In a changing, and often confused world, the idealism and social consience of the vast majority of young people never fails to inspire. The calm […]

Eileen Hayes – Rosscarbery, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Eileen Hayes - Rosscarbery, West Cork. 'My favourite memory from childhood -  Having grown up on a farm, there was never a dull moment. The highlight of the year was always the treshing. Eight to ten neighbours would come and help and we looked forward to a half […]

Paul Shanahan – Rosscarbery, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Paul Shanahan - Rosscarbery, West Cork. 'My Favourite Memory -  Pairc Uí Rinn, October 16th 2016 at 16.55 ... The Andy Scannell Trophy held aloft by Carbery Rangers captain James Fitzpatrick for the first time in our clubs history. A historic day for our club, community and everyone […]

Exhibition – Celtic Ross Hotel, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Exhibition at the Celtic Ross Hotel. The exhibition at Cork Airport has finished and all the photographs have been transferred to the Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery where they are now being exhibited until the 13th July, when they will be auctioned and all proceeds will be donated to […]

Mary Murray – Rosscarbery, West Cork. 

Mary Murray - Rosscarbery, West Cork. 'Before I die I would like to travel and see more of the world. I have travelled to a lot of countries but always returning to Rosscarbery, West Cork, the most beautiful place in the world.'      

Kathleen Woumans – Leap, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Kathleen Woumans - Leap, West Cork. 'My favourite memory -  The moment my daughter was born and they placed her on my chest was perfect! The overwhelming feeling of Love and Awe and Wonder that filled ever fiber of my being is something that I will never forget! […]

Geoff Wycherley – Rosscarbery, West Cork. 

 People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Geoff Wycherley - Rosscarbery, West Cork. 'My favourite memory from childhood was the long Summer days cycling to the 'Warren' with our clubs across the handle bars to go playing pitch & putt, swimming and fooling around on the dunes with my friends. Is it just me or […]

Brian Sheahan – Leap , West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Brian Sheahan - Leap, West Cork. 'Before I die I would like to live a little bit longer.'  

Sherna Malone – Rosscarbery, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Sherna Malone - Rosscarbery, West Cork. 'Life is not a dress rehearsal - everyday is for real, the camera is always rolling.'  

Dickie O’Sullivan ‘Poke’ – Bantry, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Dickie O'Sullivan 'Poke' - Bantry, West Cork. 'I grew up in a house without any electricity and no running water, we had a well two hundred yards from the house and also collected water off the roof in a barrel from the gutters, all clothes were washed by […]

Rachel Dare – Bantry, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Rachel Dare - Bantry, West Cork. 'My favourite poem is - 'Wild Geese' by Mary Oliver. I feel like its something that speaks very directly to me, it goes beyond just reading a page. I have connected to it so many times in my life when I needed […]

Bean Dolan – Bantry, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Bean Dolan - Bantry, West Cork. 'Music has chosen my life path, it was through music that I first came to Bantry and its why I stayed. There is a rich diverse musical tradition and heritage in the town and it ranges from classical to traditional music, to […]

Nora Barry – Bantry, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Nora Barry - Bantry, West Cork. 'I was born on a farm about ten miles from Bantry in a valley called Cappabue North. To get to school in Cappabue South we had to cross over a mountain, which we did twice a day, forty minutes there and back […]

JJ Crowley – Bantry, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  JJ Crowley - Bantry, West Cork. 'I'm a retired publican but still farming and that's what keeps me going, plus a few greyhounds, they are my passion. I travel alot to local meetings such as Clonakilty and Bandon, and then onto Clonmel for the Irish Cup. I even […]

Bernie O’Sullivan – Bantry, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Bernie O'Sullivan - Bantry, West Cork. 'There is a beauty in everything and we must have our eyes open wide enough to see it. My favourite word is a Japanese word - Meraki, which means, doing something with total love and pure soul, leaving a little piece of […]

Noel Burke – Bantry, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Noel Burke - Bantry, West Cork. 'I often wonder would it be worse to be blind or deaf. I think I'd really miss the music because everyday I listen to music. I just spent a week in America playing music and to be able to play twice a […]

Irene Dunne – Bantry, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Irene Dunne - Bantry, West Cork. 'The story of a song is very important to me and I need to be able to connect and immerse myself in it. If I'm feeling down or going through a difficult time in my life, singing has always had the power […]

Neill Clarke – Bantry, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Neill Clarke - Bantry, West Cork. 'I'm inspired by nature, I'm overtaken by the beauty and majesty of everything I see around me in the natural world. Nature is a part of the very essence of our lives. I can remember many Summers messing about in boats in […]

People of Leap Photography Exhibition – 

People of leap, West Cork, on the Wild Atlantic Way -  A big thank you to all the people of Leap and especially those that took part in the photo shoot as part of the People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project. Congratulations also for the wonderful outdoor exhibition of the photographs that the […]

Danny Vincent Smith – Bantry, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Danny Vincent Smith - Bantry, West Cork. 'I started painting as long ago as I can remember, this passion for painting started from there. Every hour I would be thinking and looking for some kind of angle for a painting, observing everyday life, watching people's faces, their expressions, […]

Kat Koch – Bantry, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Kat Koch - Jazz Vocalist. 'If I had to give advice to my younger self, I would have said, really learn to listen, that would have made music way easier to learn. When you learn to listen, you realise that there is a lot in the spaces, you […]

Eileen McNicholl – Leap, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Eileen McNicholl - Leap, West Cork. 'My fathers words still ring true today, He use to often say - If you have nothing good to say about someone - say nothing!'  

Tim Healy – Leap, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Tim Healy - Leap, West Cork. 'The best advice I ever received in life was when I came to live in Leap in 1983. I knew of a local lad who had a reputation for liking a bit of a 'Work Out', he was well able to look […]

Pat Murphy – Castletownbere, West Cork. 

~INVITATION ~ PEOPLE OF CASTLETOWNBERE PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION. The wonderful people of Castletownbere would like to invite everybody to the exhibition launch of portrait photograph's of local people tomorrow night, Sat, 24th at 7pm in St, Peter's Churchyard in the centre of the town. I would like to thank everybody from Castletownbere for all their help […]

Kieran Murphy – Castletownbere, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  People of Castletownbere Exhibition. A big thank you to all the people of Castletownbere for a wonderful evening yesterday at the opening of their 'People of Castletownbere Exhibition' as part of the 'People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project.' Well done to all the members of Castletownbere […]

Siobhán Murphy – Castletownbere, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Siobhán Murphy - Castletownbere, West Cork. 'If I had a day off, my perfect day would be to take the coast road on a sunny day from Allihies to Eyeries, taking a detour to visit the sea arches, a hidden gem that most people don't know about. Its […]

Aoife Doolan – Bantry, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Aoife Doolan - Bantry, West Cork. 'Music and painting make up my everyday. I live through music and art. That's how I see my environment, how I negotiate the landscape and the people around me. I can't pass a day without creating something from what I see. I […]

Pat O’Driscoll – Castletownbere, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Pat O'Driscoll - Castletownbere, West Cork. 'I'm inspired by my surroundings, the ocean, the mountains and nature. I have recently taken up painting, and I love to paint flowers and seascapes. The flowers are not a specific type, I paint them from my imagination, I like to bring […]

Lizzie Reid – Castletownbere, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Lizzie Reid - Castletownbere, West Cork. 'What inspires me is kindness and gratitude in other people . I notice that if you are helpful and friendly to others it brightens up their lifes . People treat you as you treat them, empathy and compassion are powerful and very […]

Michael Orpen – Castletownbere, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Michael Orpen - Castletownbere, West Cork. 'What inspires me is seeing young people getting on. I like to see them get their just share of what the future holds for them and that wealth is more evenly distributed, change should be more inclusive, everybody should benefit from an […]

Anne Marie Cronin – Castletownbere, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way -  Anne Marie Cronin - Castletownbere, West Cork. 'I like being involved in my local community and giving something back to the people that are so good to me. I'm involved in voluntary organisations , especially the local GAA club which is like one large family supporting both children […]

People of the Sheep’s Head Peninsula Exhibition. 

People of the Sheep's Head Peninsula Photography Exhibition. A big thank you to all the people of the Sheep's Head Peninsula for a wonderful afternoon today at the Community Hall in Kilcrohane for the opening of their People of the Sheep's Head Photography Exhibition as part of the People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography […]

Wayne Sheehy – Sheep’s Head, West Cork. 

People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project -  Wayne Sheehy - Sheep's Head Peninsula, West Cork. 'My advice to my younger self would most surely be, not to waste time, to remember that even though every day seems long and never ending, before you know it, you will find that 10 years, 20 years, […]