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A Rainbow over Cobh

A rainbow brightens up the dark clouds threatening Cobh in Co. Cork in late 2006. You can see Cobh Cathedral in the background, and I’d swear the boats in the foreground are still there in the same position all these years later .. Aperture ƒ/7.1 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 10mm ISO 200 Shutter […]

School children

School children While walking back to the car after the Cobh Rambler’s game a few weeks ago I made this picture of a sign on the road. I find it strange that out of the 600-odd images I took that day, this is the first image I’ve uploaded..

Lysfoss heads into Cork

Lysfoss heads into Cork A large cargo ship of the Lys Line company called "Lysfoss" makes it’s way into Cork while a small fishing boat is tied to the pier in Cobh. In the distance the harbour pilot can be seen heading for the small harbour in Cobh. It’s fascinating what comes up on Google: […]

I lost my head

I lost my head All that remains from a fishing trip to Cobh. I discovered this fish’s head while walking about on the pier in Cobh during the month of August last year. At that time of year the mackerel chase the sprat into Cork Harbour and provide a bountiful catch for local fishermen. Many […]

Cobh at sunset

Cobh at sunset The tide is out in Cobh, Co. Cork while the sun sets in the west casting an orange glow over the water and boats in the harbour. Method This required some work to expose properly. The sky is bright while the harbour, houses and landscape are in shadow. Out with the layers, […]

Water Drops in Cobh

Water Drops in Cobh Water drops from a railing in Cobh after a particularly heavy rain early in the day. That day’s shooting in Cobh was quite successful and by the evening there was a beautiful glow from the setting sun. I took these firework photos from a spot on the right of this image. […]

The Moonlit Shipyards

The Moonlit Shipyards The shipyards in Rushbrooke, just outside Cobh are still active although much quieter now than during their heyday. The cranes make for great photography against the moonlit sky. This was shot from across the River Lee in Passage last November. FRLinux asked about settings so here they are, including post-processing: Flickr’s exif […]

Cobh Train Station

Cobh Train Station Cobh Train Station, taken just before closing many months ago. It’s a long exposure shot of the interior of a fine building on the quay-side. “The Queenstown Story”, a museum in the background of this shot is worth a visit and tells the story of the port of Cobh as the last […]

A Golden Glow over Cobh

A Golden Glow over Cobh Last night we went down to Cobh to walk around and lucky for us the rain disappeared as we approached the town! It was strange. There was lots of localised rain yesterday. Blarney was mostly dry, the roads were dry as we drove down but as soon as we crossed […]

Cobh Peoples Regatta – Flash Harry

Flash Harry, a Queen tribute band played to the crowd at the Cobh Peoples Regatta last weekend after the fireworks. They were great, driving the crowd wild! *phew* This post took ages to do, had to get up early to work on this one. Hope you enjoy the photos! You can find out more about […]

Cobh Peoples Regatta Fireworks

I went down to Cobh to see the end of the Cobh Peoples Regatta on Sunday night. I met Donal and Celine down there and a great night was had by all! The Regatta is a weekend long festival which I found out about last year, watched the fireworks and the band that played. This […]

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.

Press the button

Press the button A doorbell on a building on the seafront in Cobh. I can’t remember which building exactly but it was down in the direction of the train station. It’s scorchio in Ireland now and it’s great! We adopted Oscar yesterday and the poor dog was upset last night until we brought him for […]

Wet Cobbles

Wet Cobbles Wet cobblestones leading into the harbour at Cobh.

The green and blue blur

The green and blue blur The Cobh train as it comes into the station at it’s destination. This is the second time I have featured the train.