With its remote beauty, rugged landscapes and windswept coastlines, Ireland is a photographer's dream. Philip Joyce shares some of his favourite pictures of Ireland. 

The Emerald Isle is one of the most spectacular locations on the planet. From rolling hills to vast cliffs and beautiful coastal drives, Ireland rivals anywhere in the world when it comes to stunning vistas – particularly for myself, a landscape photographer. I am never far from an iconic location, like the historic architecture of Dublin or the Skellig Islands, now famous for being featured in the new Star Wars movies.

I love photographing Ireland, especially places like the Cliffs of Moher or the Ring of Kerry. I've always aimed to make images that show the true beauty of the place I photograph, and Ireland is no exception.

A winding road at the Gap of Dunloe

Amazing winding road, Ireland

Winter in Glendalough

Dead wood in lake, Ireland

A lone surfer at Rossbeigh Beach

Waves and cliffs on the beach, Ireland, sunset

Lough Tay, also known as the Guinness Lake

Guinness Lake, ireland

The Skellig Islands

Skellig Michael in the ocean, Kerry, Ireland

Phoenix Park, Dublin

Forest in Ireland, Europe

Hanging out at The Cliffs of Moher

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland, Europe

A birds eye view of Howth Head

Irish coast, light house, Ireland

Sheep grazing in Dingle

Sheep on the coast of Ireland, green fields and blue sea

O'Connell Street, Dublin's busiest street

Dublin long exposure Ireland

The Spire at sunset, Dublin

Sunrise in Dublin, Ireland

Sunset at Rossbeigh Beach

Rock on beach in Ireland, Europe