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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!

The Tin Pub in Ahakista

The Tin Pub in Ahakista One of the highlights of Ahakista in Co. Cork is the Tin Pub set in the middle of an area lush with vegetation, flowers, trees and lovely West Cork Scenery. Jacinta visited here several years ago with her friend Mary when they had a picnic in the back garden. We […]

Fat Boy Harley

Fat Boy Harley The 15th annual H.O.G. Rally took place this weekend in Killarney, Co. Kerry. 10,000 Harley Davidson riders were expected. For the last few days I’ve seen Harleys around Cork sporting flags from all over Europe. Here are two of them on their way back, pictured in Blarney! Jacinta and I were going […]

Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night It was Bonfire Night in Cork yesterday. It’s celebrated on St. John’s Eve and there have been bonfires lit in Cork for as long as I remember. Not all parts of the country celebrate the night, and I heard on the radio 2 days ago that there may be a by-law passed in […]

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 […]

Luigi Malones

Luigi Malones A long exposure shot in Luigi Malones Restaurant in Cork catches some of the hectic activity during lunch hour.

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 […]

Web 2.0 pre-conference dinner

Web 2.0 pre-conference dinner Tom Raftery Salim Ismail and Tom Raftery Salim Ismail and Britt Blaser Shel Israel and his wife Britt and his wife Tamara A group of about 20 bloggers, techs, and generally smart and nice people gathered in Probys Bistro last night before the Web 2.0 Conference today. Pictured, in no particular […]

Relaxing on Panna

Relaxing on Panna Young and old women relax on St. Patrick Street in the glorious sunshine about a month ago.

An Modh Scoil

An Modh Scoil This is the Small Claims Court in Cork. If you have a grievance about a product or service you can bring a case against the provider here for around 15 Euro. In a past life it was also a primary school. I went to school here in the early 80′s when it […]

Sausage Seller

Sausage Seller We bought 2 hot dogs here and enjoyed them in the Peace Park where..

Capoeira Guy

Capoeira Guy This could be Graduado Popeye, an instructor in Capoeira in Cork (I never asked, but a leaflet handed to me has his name on it). He was able to jump up and forward, twist himself around mid-air and come down facing the way he had come! He was accompanied by other students of […]

Big Jumper

Big Jumper It wasn’t exactly cold, or warm either but this gentleman must have been more than a little warm wearing a big jumper like that!