17 stunning photos of Cork and Kerry as you've (probably) never seen them

Landscape photographer Norman McCloskey has been photographing Cork and Kerry for 20 years. Here’s some of his best shots (plus one sneaky one from Italy).

FOR ANYONE WHO has lived in Ireland for a long time, it can be easy to forget how stunning it can be.

Sometimes it takes someone else’s eye to remind us.

These photographs by Norman McCloskey were taken over the past few years and show the Iveragh Peninsula in Kerry and the Beara Peninsula in Cork. Norman, who is based in Kenmare, has been photographing the landscapes for 20 years.

17 stunning photos of Cork and Kerry as you've (probably) never seen them
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  • Eyeries Storm

  • Horses

  • Dromquinna

  • Kenmare Bay

  • Lough Inchiquin

  • Cork

  • Standing Stone

  • The Reeks

  • White Strand Sneem

  • Dromquinna, Kenmare

  • Dunnycove Clonakilty

  • Castlegregory

  • Allihies West Cork

  • Allihies, West Cork

  • Ballaghbeama Gap

  • Blackwater Kerry

  • Brandon Bay

  • Killarney National Park

All photographs by Norman McCloskey. You can see more of his work on his Facebook page here.

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