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New book coming soon 
Wild Derrynane
Wildlife Year Explorer's Guide, Stories, Memoir.

This brand new book is encyclopaedic, entertaining, a work of art, informative, educational, and is a brilliant guide to the South West of Ireland coastline, its islands and surrounding landscapes. The layout and presentation are a tapestry of the rich colours of the wonderful natural world of South Kerry, Ireland. (Mo Stafford)


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A natural history of Daniel O'Connell's Ancestral Homeplace. Started in 2010, this decade long research project, included photographing,  recording audio and video of Derrynane's wildlife and related habitats. Situated along the Wild Atlantic Way Co. Kerry, Ireland the research is presented in a lavishly illustrated 500 page hardback book. This will be the definitive wildlife educational reference for South Kerry. It will enable the reader to explore the ecology and biodiversity of this special area of conservation and natural heritage area.

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A wonderful collection of Vincent's underwater themed illustrations, original art and photographic fine art prints for you own. 


New Public Art Piece installed... 
Bringing Kenmare Bay into town

John Dory
John Dory

John Dory photographed in white light

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John Dory
John Dory

John Dory displaying fluorescence

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Derrynane photographed at 1am showing bioluminescence.

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John Dory
John Dory

John Dory photographed in white light

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Photographs reveal hidden light of Ireland's underwater marine life
Very little is known about the hidden light that emits from a select few of Ireland's underwater marine inshore flora and fauna. The phenomenon occurs when certain marine plants and animals that contain fluorescent proteins absorb, transfer and reemit light in a colourful display known as marine fluorescence... [read more]. Other animals produce their own light in a process called bioluminescence. 

New prints now available - Sea sparkle at Derrynane
and Skellig Underwater

A new series of images from the Skellig Islands underwater available to own.
A beautiful edition to your wall. Each image is signed by myself. 

Featuring Blue Jellyfish, Scorpion fish and a hydromedusa (crystal jellyfish) from beneath the Skellig Island.


Announcing Ireland's 1st Underwater Nature Trail

Carrigycrone, Derrynane, Co. Kerry, Ireland. 

Created and developed by Vincent Hyland (Wild Derrynane) this trail takes around 1 hour to complete. 16 underwater points of interest with a mix of marine flora and fauna. Suitable for scuba divers of all levels. A wonderful showcase of Ireland's shallow marine inshore habitat.