Erris Home Nature Trail

A good year for Bog Cotton

I was standing in the middle of the bog that covers Benwee Head on the Children of Lir Loop Walk in one of the most scenic places in Mayo talking to a local man as he put in a late evening shift saving the turf.

Erris Nature Trail

The lonely Orchid of Muingdoran

My travels took me to Muingdoran last week that isolated headland near Doolough. The meadow grass was high with some fields blanketed by buttercups.