‘A Tough Sport’
The 100th Tour De France started on the island of Corsica yesterday and was riddled with crashes particularly near the end of the stage.
Photo was taken at the Blasket Centre, D√∫n Chaoin, Baile an Fheirt√©araigh, Tr√° L√≠, Co. Chiarra√≠.
Our photo today of the tree with its deep roots, has been picked to coincide with our Thought For Today below
John Fisher (1469-1535) & Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
I went into the archive to get this photo but I have no idea where I took it!
Photo was taken of a beautiful piece of craft/artwork hanging on one of the walls in Grace Dieu Retreat House, near Tramore, Co.Waterford. (Irl) from the archive 10 years ago
Martyrs of the Titus Oates Plot (1680)
Photo was taken last evening looking onto the cliffs at Tramore, Co.Waterford (Irl)
Osanna Andreasi (1449-1505)
Photo was taken in Fota Gardens over the weekend, near Cobh, Co.Cork (Irl)
St.Vitus (died 303)
Photo was taken at Ring, near Clonakilty, Co.Cork (Irl) during the recent West Cork Rally
Anthony of Padua (1195-1231)
Photo from the archive was taken on the Whooley Farm, Knockraha, Co.Cork (Irl)
‘My Cute Family’
This was one of my favorite photos from the weekend. It was taken by Robbie Reynolds and it's of a parent swan leading her cygnets out for a paddle in the pond at St. Stephen's Green Dublin.
‘Summer Is Here’
Thanks to Nora O'Riordan for sharing this picture taken at the woods next to the Mills in Ballyvourney, Co.Cork (Irl)
The feast of Corpus Christi is still marked in different parts of Ireland, with Eucharistic outdoor processions taking place. The biggest one takes place in Cork, with thousands walking in procession at 3pm.