© Gloria Jean Keller
"The people were running to the pier shouting 'look at that, look at that'."

A photographer and her family were treated to a rare sight while travelling from County Kerry to Connemara in County Galway.

A waterspout formed while they were waiting for a ferry at Tarbert Ferry terminal in County Kerry on Thursday.

"It was fascinating," said Gloria Jean Keller.

"This is the first time I've ever seen something like this.

"I'm a photographer and always have my camera with me."

Ms Keller continued: "I was waiting for the ferry with my son and husband and I saw something coming down from the sky.

"I had to go to see what it was."