Irish Travel Journal, Day 5

The village of Leenane against the hills

Leenane & Killary Fjord

A short day. Our driver Sean had the day off and so we had a substitute, a local man named Martin.

The morning’s tour began with a drive to the village of Leenane–a scenic little place, wedged in at the foot of the mountains at the point where the river flowed out into Killary Fjord (Ireland’s only fjord).


The village and surrounding countryside featured in a film called The Field, starring Richard Harris, Sean Bean, John Hurt, and Tom Berenger. I’ve rented it from Netflix since I returned home, primarily …read more

Source: TheNorthlands


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