From Dublin-centric feeds to those showcasing rural backdrops and spectacular aerials, Musement shares six Instagram accounts all Ireland lovers should follow.
Ireland never fails to make your eyes smile. If you’ve visited the Emerald Isle, then you dream about it, and if you haven’t yet traveled there, you dream about the day you will.
If you’ve gawked at the ethereal landscapes of Connemara or the dramatic Cliffs of Moher in person, you likely snapped dozens, if not hundreds, of pics, only to look at them later and say, “photos don’t do Ireland justice.” This sentiment likely has nothing to do with your photography skills but rather stems from the astounding beauty of Ireland. While pictures obviously don’t provide the all-sensory experience you get from visiting a destination in person, they offer a temporary escape—and the more wanderlust-evoking, the better.
Can’t get there this year? Visit vicariously by following these five Instagrammers in Ireland whose feeds genuinely do justice to the Emerald Isle.
There’s never a dull moment in Dublin, and @rawdublin lets you admire the Irish capital through the lens of Fred Kelly. This talented street photographer’s feed showcases Dublin and beyond from a variety of candid angles that will leave you chanting Erin Go Bragh in no time.
Max Malloy shares evocative, masterfully composed images of the Emerald Isle with a strong focus on nature. From aerials of Dublin to dramatic coastlines to the occasional charming village streetscape, Malloy’s photos stir the hearts of Ireland dreamers on all sides of the spectrum.
Photographer Mark Duffy’s Instagram feed will leave you agape as you admire the Emerald Isle through his particular perspective. Whether he’s depicting a rural or urban backdrop, Duffy captures the light in a manner that lets Ireland sparkle and shine at his fingertips.
With more than 30 years as a professional photographer under his belt, Chris Hill has captured Ireland for the country’s official tourism board as well as forNational Geographic. From vibrant facades to sheep-studded landscapes to magical rainbows, Hill’s feed is a testament to his knowledge of and love for Ireland.
Photographer Frank Cosgrove’s sweeping panoramic landscapes (with the occasional city shot thrown in for good measure) portray Ireland at its most majestic. Plus, he travels frequently so you’ll find yourself charmed by a surprising, though equally pleasant, foreign backdrop.
So we come full circle back to the Irish capital, but this Instagram account, as its name implies, shares solely shots of Dublin by night. Whether it’s the sun setting against the backdrop of Ha’Penny Bridge, merrymakers out and about, or a cotton candy sky, Dublin offers just as many swoonworthy sites by night as it does by day.