Black and White

The Puppy, the cat and the calf

The Puppy and the calf Sasha took quite an interest in a field of calves across the road from her home last night, and they in her! This particular calf was braver than the rest and sniffed at Sasha, Oscar, me and whoever was at the gate! Ali, the cat, didn’t think much of the […]

Run for the bus!

Run for the bus! A bit of an experiment this one. As I walked along Merchant’s Quay this woman and her husband barrelled past. The picture of her husband is simply a blur but I like what I got of her. The streaky lines are caused by an excessive dodge/burn tool but I like the […]

Assumpta, 03/12/1950 – 30/12/2002

Assumpta, 03/12/1950 – 30/12/2002 While walking along the path in Drake’s Pool and enjoying the sunset we came across this plaque in the ground next to a bench. “You are the wind upon my face. You inspired me with your grace. You are the wind upon my back. You keep telling me do not look […]

Moynihan’s Poultry

Moynihan’s Poultry A long exposure shot in the English Market in the vicinity of one of the many chicken meat shops. The camera was set to f/8.0 and placed on top of a wall. In this semi-dark passage the exposure was 1/4 second blurring the passing people nicely but capturing the relatively motionless shop keepers.

Kay O’Connell

Kay O’Connell Kay O’Connell’s is probably the biggest of the fishmongers in the English Market, Cork.

Handing it over

Handing it over I expect there are three generations of one family here: grandmother, mother and child. A moment in time captured on Paul Street, Cork.

Yeah! I’m in town!

Yeah! I’m in town! A girl on the phone in Dawnt Square Cork, dressed in the height of youth fashion: the obligatory tracksuit!

Mick Flannery at the Spiegeltent

Mick Flannery at the Spiegeltent The Lynch Mob join Mick Flannery Mick Flannery played to a sold out audience in the Spiegeltent last night. He has an amazing voice, he’s a great song writer and the audience were up in arms crying and shouting for encores at the end of the gig. The Lynch Mob […]

Cone and Barrow

Cone and Barrow A workman lifts his wheelbarrow on Grand Parade, Cork a few weeks back. No more Fred photos yet, I’ve been way too busy, and we’re headed to the Spiegeltent tonight to see Mick Flannery so tomorrow will be another street shot!

De-construction on Grand Parade

De-construction on Grand Parade The construction site that is the Grand Parade right now but it will soon look like Patrick’s Street with broad pavements, paving and those flag bearing poles that are so prominent on our main thoroughfare. No Fred photos today, I haven’t had time to work on any. Expect more next week!

Fred The Band in the Spiegeltent

Jamin, Joseph and Jamie Joseph and Justin go mad! Justin on Drums Fred played in the Spiegeltent on Tuesday night and as usual put on a great show! Their show is energetic and wild and brilliant! More photos tomorrow! Edit: Donal has great photos of the night. Go look!

Brendan O’Carroll enjoying his break

Brendan O’Carroll enjoying his break Irish comedian Brendan O’Carroll, also known as Mrs. Brown, enjoys his break during yesterday evening’s performance of Good Mourning Mrs Brown. We were on our way to see Fred play in the Spiegeltent which is situated in front of the Opera House when we noticed a group of people outside […]

The Commodore Hotel

The Commodore Hotel The Commodore Hotel in Cobh, built in 1854, is an attractive hotel sitting on the main road of the town. Inside, the old world decoration of the lobby, restaurant and bar are inviting.

Please Recycle

Please Recycle Empty beer can on the rocky beach at Church Bay, Co. Cork.

The Web 2.0 Conference Cork

The Web 2.0 Conference Cork Welcome Shel Israel Blog Hype Shel Israel Salim Ismail Joe Blogging Tom Raftery welcomes everyone to the Web 2.0 Conference in the Radisson SAS Hotel in Little Island yesterday. I’ll post a few more shots later tonight and update this post. From left to right: Shel, Walter, Rob, Fergus (behind […]