Monday, August 29, 2016

Photo for Daniel O´Connell Memorial Church, Cahersiveen

fotokurs Irland, skellig Michael
Panorama photo showing the view from Cnoc na dTobar, near Cahersiveen

From today you can enjoy the view from Cnoc na dTobar in the visitor centre of Daniel O´Connell Memorial Church Cahersiveen. 
The centre is open Monday to Friday from 10am-2pm.
During mass at 11am the room is closed for 30 minutes.
The photo is 172 cm wide and features the town of Cahersiveen, Valentia Island and the beauty of the surrounding landscape.
The photo was taken on the summit of Cnoc na dTobar this spring using a Canon 5D mkII and a 70mm focal length on the tripod. produced the print with 6mm acrylic glass on aluminium board, including rail system for hanging. You can find more details
The text below is giving you some background information. Please come and see yourself.

View from the Summit of Cnoc na dTobar to Skellig Michael Monastic Site

Cnoc na dTobar is one of Ireland´s Sacred Mountains.
Since prehistoric and medieval times Cnoc na dTobar has been a sacred pilgrim site.
In 1885 Canon Brosnan (Parish priest of Cahersiveen) was responsible for the erection of the 14 stations of the cross along the mountain´s ancient trail.

Mt.Brandon on the Dingle Peninsula, Cnoc na dTobar and Skelligs Michael are all in sight of one another.

©Michael Herrmann 2016