Tag Archives: Carlingford Lough

The Big Stone

When I was asked to paint An Cloch Mór, or ‘The Big Stone’ as it is known locally, I panicked at the thought of making a huge granite boulder on top of a mountain the subject of a painting. But … Continue reading

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Thanks to Libraries NI

I had a very enjoyable launch of my joint art exhibition, EXPO 2014, with Eirian McKay on Wednesday evening with family and invited guests in Warrenpoint Library. I first met Eirian at an art group some years ago and, although we have … Continue reading

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EXPO 2014

My artist friend Rian McKay and I will be exhibiting our paintings and prints in Warrenpoint library during the month of August. If you would like to attend the launch this Wednesday evening, please message me on Facebook, Twitter (MarionSClarke) or send an email to … Continue reading

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Twilight Reflections

twilight’s hush ripples over the lough leaving only the rush of young waves that have come from afar to kiss this shore and offer watery bliss to the weather-beaten rocks that wait blushing under the watchful eye of streetlamps

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New Year, New Me and all that…

storm on the lough streetlights on Seaview lit by sunrise Highly Commended: Irish Haiku Society International Haiku Competition 2011 (Photograph by Brian McCalmont) I knew I shouldn’t have bothered to make any new year resolutions, because once I’ve prohibited myself from doing … Continue reading

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‘Carlingford Lough’ – published on Every Day Poets today

One of my favourite sights in the whole world is the dawning of a new day over Carlingford Lough. Now I may be a tad biased here, as it was the view from my bedroom window throughout childhood, but I defy … Continue reading

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Greetings from Warrenpoint on a sunny day…no, a grey day…okay, here comes the downpour…

…you get the picture? It’s very changeable here on the east coast of Northern Ireland but, having lived away from my hometown for over two decades, I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. I grew up in a tall house overlooking Carlingford Lough, … Continue reading

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