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In late June, the sun rises in Ireland around 5 a.m. Fortunately, thanks to a seven-hour time difference I was wide awake to see our first one since landing.
The Photographer's Ephemeris shows the position of the setting and rising sun and moon relative to your location. So I knew exactly where on the shore of Dromoland Lough to set up. And I got there early enough for some nice predawn color and reflections on the water.
Temple of Mercury. I don't think any actual worship of Roman gods went on there. And I wish I had a ladder and saw to remove the branches obscuring the top of it from this angle. Supposedly a former owner of the property wagered the entire estate on a horse race. His horse won, and honored it in death by burying it under the temple.
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