St Finbarr's church was built in the early days of the last century on the little island in Gougane Barra lake where St Finbarr had his monastery in the 6th century. The island has been constant use down through the centuries with different schools and hermitages. The current church is very popular as a magical wedding venue and with visitors from all over the world.
This is an autumn image which captures the lowering autumn morning light. This particular morning had many guests in the hotel down by the lakeside enjoying the moment of light as the sun slowly rose into an autumn sky
Gougane Barra is a place of timeless beauty, steeped in generations of stories and Myth. Visitors to Gougane Barra describe it as magical and now you can return to the magic with this Autumn moment.