Houses

Selection of Gardening Equipment

Selection of Gardening Equipment Side view of a hardware and tool shop on the corner of North Main Street and Kyle Street.

Red Dragon

Red Dragon A Welsh flag pictured inside a window. This is just down the road from St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral in Cork and is probably student accommodation because it’s close to UCC too.

The changing face of Cork City

The changing face of Cork City O’Flynn Butchers used to operate from this shop until very recently. With the influx of immigrants into Ireland, North Main Street has become a lot more interesting with shops dedicated to the cuisine of other cultures!

Oz Haven, Co. Cork

Oz Haven, Co. Cork We went for a lovely lunch in Oz Haven in Oysterhaven yesterday afternoon. Wow, what a meal! I started with Clonakilty black and white pudding flavoured with exotic spices, a steak for the main course, and a delicious chocolate cake with orange sauce for dessert. I’m getting hungry again just thinking […]

Santa’s on his way!

Santa’s on his way! Tonight Santa visits as the Christian world celebrates the birth of Jesus over 2000 years ago.

Boole woz ‘ere

Boole woz ‘ere George Boole, the inventor of boolean algebra lived in the last house on the right of this photo from 1849 to 1855. I’m certain that most Cork people pass this house daily and haven’t a clue as to it’s previous occupant’s contribution to the world we live in today.

Light and Shadow

Light and Shadow The Examiner Buildings, Academy Street. Cork.

The Blarney Stone Restaurant

The Blarney Stone Restaurant We’re just back from Blairs Inn in Cloghroe. I can definitely recommend that establishment. I don’t know about this place. To judge by the mail on the ground inside the door I’d say it’s shut for the winter.

Mackey’s in Blarney

Mackey’s in Blarney Mackey’s is a restaurant in Blarney which I have yet to visit. To be honest, I haven’t been to most of the establishments around here and don’t expect to call to this one any time soon. Their prices are just a little expensive. In the reflection you can see The Muskerry Arms, […]

The Gardener’s House

The Gardener’s House A house in Blarney we spotted while out walking the other day.

Chimneys

Chimneys.

Red Brick Houses

Red Brick Houses. Red brick houses in the center of Cork City. The building next to these has been demolished and will be converted into a new shopping center!