Our encouraging run of fish that started last Thursday the 9th has continued since my last update. Indeed at the time of writing the 5th fish had been landed but I was unaware of the fact. Yvonne had […]
Glencullin Lough is the furthest inland Lough in the Delphi Valley and truly captivates all the features and emotions of a remote West of Ireland landscape. It is not a big lake, approximately 1 sq kilometre and is fed by numerous streams which tumble down from the Mweelrea Mountains to the west.
Glencullin has within it two small islands, one natural, that thankfully being too small to have ever been grazed by sheep or cattle, is a living collection of wild flowers, heathers and ferns that are true natives of this region. The second island is a Crannog, an ancient defensive settlement, that once would have had a few dwellings built on its platform of stones, with no obvious link to the shore. This is now a protected archaeological site.
Glencullin is a very beautiful lake to go fishing on, or maybe take out a row boat for a few hours to unwind and enjoy a picnic in a beautiful and romantic location.
“Snowdrops and daffodils. Butterflies and bees. Sailboats and fishermen…” to quote lyrics from our 1970-Eurovision-winning entry; Spring has well-and-truly “sprung” here in the Delphi Valley and it’s GLORIOUS! We’ve “all kinds of everything” going on this month, so […]