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Ireland’s tempestuous coast, a look inside a Mongolian ‘ger’, and more of your images from around the world


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It’s said that monks first lit a beacon at Hook Head in the 5th century. The current tower was built in the 13th century and visitors can climb the 115 steps for sea views


Against the tide

I recently visited County Wexford for two days with my partner and our three-year-old daughter. On the second day there, we went to the Hook Peninsula. The idea was to capture the sunset at Hook Lighthouse, one of the oldest lighthouses in the world, and the oldest operating one. It is also one of the most visited places in Ireland. The place is very special, because it is so wild and the waves here are really freaky. Every tenth wave or so was particularly big. I didn’t manage to get a shot of one at its peak, because it felt too dangerous, but I was delighted with my photograph.

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