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  • I took this photo today whilst travelling around the village of Ballinamore, Republic of Ireland, visiting the places described by John McGahern in his famous books about life in Ireland in the 1940s.

    I tried to get some shots of the black mountains, whilst thunderstorms raged around us; but I was too far away. Then, as is usual in Ireland, the weather changed dramatically as the sun shone through showing stunning cloudscapes towering upwards.
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