Friday, November 30, 2007

greenbox photo competition: the chosen ones

Hi everybody, Ollie here.

Here is a list of the pictures that won the photo competition guys. Pics will be revealed on the 13th, our Christmas party. We are very pleased with the standard, and are looking forward to getting these fantastic pics out there.
We'll put the pics up here quite soon after the 13th, so you can all have a goo.

Overall winners:

Gold: #43 early morning last Summer, across from Inisrath Island, L. Erne, Co. Fermanagh. This is the point at which guests get on the ferry to go to Inisrath. Taken by: Tim McEvitt

Silver: #11 silver gleniff horseshoe.
Caption: a forest stream in the Gleniff Horseshoe area of County Sligo, near to Ballintrillick. This area is popular with Hillwalkers and hikers alike.
Taken by: Niamh McGarvey

Bronze: #2 Aroo mountain, south Donegal
Taken by: Dick Whitehead

Highly commended: #12 Bundoran sunset:
Caption: A fishing boat returns to the harbour at Bundoran during a summer sunset.
Taken by: Paul McCarter

#1: Devenish Island, County Fermanagh
Taken by: Austin McQuaid

#18: Bee out fox(glov)ed
Taken by: Peter Hughes

#31: Red berry bushy tree and distant walk, Cuilcagh Mountain Park in Fermanagh,
Taken by: Tim McEvitt

#37: Looping pathway around Inisrath Island, Co. Fermanagh.
Taken by: Tim McEvitt

#48: Wedge tomb, Cavan Burren. One of the best examples of such in the now forested townland rich in ancient monuments.
Taken by: Tom Hyde

#55: Sweathouse: Sweathouse in Legeelan Co. Cavan. Ancient Irish treatment hut, almost exclusively found in the Greenbox region of Ireland. It’ll cure what ails you. Still in use until the early 1900’s.
Taken by: Tom Hyde

#59: pathway: Wintertime walk on Houghton’s Shore, Lough Garadice, Co. Leitrim, on the Shannon-Erne Waterway (where R199 R205 meet).
Taken by: Tom Hyde

#64 sunset: Lough Garadice, Co. Leitrim, a large and beautiful, tree-bound, island-studded expanse of water, mid-way between Ballyconnell and Ballinamore.
Taken by: Tom Hyde

#3 The one horned sheep and the windy tree. Glencar, Co. Leitrim.
Taken by: Dick Whitehead

#26 orange tip butterflies
Taken by: Peter Hughes

#6: Lough Arrow at dusk with the Bricklieves and the passage tomb at Carrowkeel in the distance. Photo taken from near Ballindoon, Co. Sligo.
Taken by: Jeri Reilly

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