People of the Wild Atlantic Way Photography Project

Shay Hunston’s WAW Photography Project

Ballydehob’s well-known community spirit shone brightly when Shay Hunston arrived to take a few of his striking portraits for his Wild Atlantic Way Project. No less than 40 volunteers stepped up to take part. We coudn’t be prouder to Find Ourselves Here.

Contact Details

Locally the drivers and organisers were Colm Rooney of Cruthú Creative Joe O’Leary of Levis’ Corner House Bar

To contact the photographer see his website Shay Hunston Photography



Ballydehob, the Gateway to the Mizen Peninsula in West Cork is the best of many worlds. It's rural charms, rich heritage and natural beauty epitomise the traditional Ireland that visitors love so much. It is also unabashedly and confoundingly modern in its diversity of people and trade. The area is well known for its artists, writers and alternative types. Now it is home to a growing number of innovators and trend setters, some who found it and couldn't leave, many who left and came back, and mostly those who held down the fort for the rest of us. Our home is rich in tradition, culture, music and craft nestled on Roaringwater Bay along the Wild Atlantic Way. Have we got a story for you! Pull up a stool.

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