Inishkea Island South, Mayo

Images from survey of Inishkea Island South, Co. Mayo in October… was trip of a lifetime... early start (tides), force 6 seas getting there and back, amazing deserted island, Grey Seals pupping… hard to ask for more !

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Sunrise start from Blacksod Harbour

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Abandoned cottages on Inishkea

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Lazy beds occur all over the island… an indication of past population size on the island

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The main road from Inishkea harbour southwards

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Fresh water well on the island

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Approach to southern part of island

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Stunning coastal

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Hyrgrocybe species in maritime grassland

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Grey seal bull

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Grey seals and pups on beach in south of island

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Grey seal female shortly after giving birth on Inishkea

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Grey seals

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Grey seal pup on beach

© Peter Foss 2012