Ireland spiritial dating
‘Solitude’ depicts an empty boat moored on the lake shore, alone amid the stark stillness of a calm day.
Such peaceful scenes are typical of life in Fermanagh, a county with a low population density where local people and visitors can enjoy magnificent mountains, lakes and a well-organised park infrastructure.
It could mean millions of extra euro in tourist income in remote parts of rural Ireland.
An Irish Pilgrim Passport, modelled on the Camino system of stamping walkers' passports, will be available to be stamped on completion of each route.
A stunning example of the new sepia format is Sides' photograph of the Jeannie Johnston, a replica Irish famine ship, which famously never lost a soul during any of its voyages to America.
The photograph was taken with a panoramic film camera (Fuji GX6170) in Kinsale harbour on a clear day in the summer of 2005.
While still at college, Sides spent six months exploring the ascetic and spiritual side of his nature at the Romanian Orthodox Theological College in Sibiu, a rigorous training school for priests who rose daily at 7am and fasted before Holy Communion.
When Sides was commissioned to take photographs for a new wing at the Killyhevlin hotel in Enniskillen, he decided to enhance the overall feeling of comfort by abandoning his trademark black and white prints with black ash frames, in favour of a gold antique sepia finish and a new framing, devised by Victoria Scott.Inishmacsaint is one of those islands and here, Sides photographed a huge Celtic cross ‘up close and low down’, achieving an impression of intense power and proximity.A similar effect was achieved in his photograph of the neo-classical facade at Enniskillen's Town hall, when Sides lay on his back in the street and used a wide angle lens to achieve a commanding image, softened only by the reflection of an ornate street lamp in one of the windows.While thousands of Irish people travel to Spain each year to walk the famous Camino pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostela, the refurbishment of Ireland’s spiritual pathways is expected to lead to an upsurge in walking trips along the Irish routes.While thousands of Irish people travel to Spain each year to walk the famous Camino pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostela, the refurbishment of Ireland's spiritual pathways is expected to lead to an upsurge in walking trips along the Irish routes.