At the going down of the sun

Here in Ireland we are fortunate to have some pretty spectacular and dramatic skies as the sun sets. Living in the country as I do, I enjoy big skies and all the drama they bring. Every cloud does have a silver lining, adding to the spectacle if a few (and not too many!) around at sunset. On a recent trip to the Australian countryside, visiting my family who have become part of the Irish diaspora, I saw this beautiful sunset, just as a bank of cloud was moving in from the north-west. This particular sun was setting over the Indian Ocean, about 12 kilometres away, which probably added to the colours. So for my first post of 2015, I am delighted to share these images, and with them come good wishes to all my readers for a happy and contented 2015. Thank you for your support which is very much appreciated!


Filed under Ireland, Irish diaspora in Australia

14 responses to “At the going down of the sun

  1. Beautiful skies, Angela and you’ve done them justice. I hope 2015 treats you well also.

  2. Stunning photos . Hard to beat a good sunset for high drama.

  3. One of the best things about Ireland, aren’t they? Good work 🙂

  4. Just what I needed – thanks for sharing! The sun has been hiding under clouds for so long that we haven’t seen a sunset in weeks – but yours are beautiful!!

  5. Woo they certainly are spectacular skies SV! Happy New Year.

  6. Beautiful! I’m going to share these with my mom. She’s a nut about clouds. She’ll love these.

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