Storm Emma has made her way down from Siberia and is HAMMERING all of the UK and Ireland, as well as parts of Europe. Virgin snowflakes are falling upon revirginized ground and the snowfall is impacting these countries quickly. You see, it doesn’t normally snow here, so ya know, plows aren’t part of the infrastructure.
The Retreat to Ireland locations haven’t seen snow in over thirty years. Wow.
Can you remember the first time you saw snow? Now imagine being 30. Pretty cool:)
Normally an Irish snowman is two potholes filled with rain and some strategically placed sticks, coal, and carrots. But thanks to Emma we are now seeing this:
Posted by the Munitre Bhaire or Sheep’s Head Council. Be safe, be seen:)
Photos of West Cork in the Snow!
Check out the following photographs from some of my friends and acquaintances. Enjoy! And for those of you reading this and experiencing the storm, good luck, stay safe, and if you can, go sledding!
I love this tower on the Sheep’s Head Peninsula. It was in the process of being restored. There’s a small cabin to the right with a bed and a wood stove in it. It’s just out of frame.
A lesser-celandine (Ficaria verna) from Glengarriff Woods Nature Reserve, located about 2 miles from September’s Retreat to Ireland.
When you think of Ireland, do you think of snow? Do you have any of your own Irish snow photo beauty to share here? Comment below, we’d love to hear from you!