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La Fheile Phadraig i gCorcaigh

La Fheile Phadraig i gCorcaigh

‘Se seo Lá Fhéile Phadraig inniu. Chuaigh me isteach sa chathair (gan an chlann) chun féachaint ar an paráid ach ni fhacha me moran de. Bhi an meid sin daoine ann. Ni raibh paisti in ann aon rud a fheisceant in aon chor. Bhi sé nios éasca agus bhain me nios mo taineamh as pictuiri […]

saor patrol

Saor Patrol play in Cork

A member of Saor Patrol who played in Cork last year. Unfortunately it was sponsored by a Scientology front-group, but the music was great. Aperture ƒ/5.6 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 162mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s

Old Couches and Mattresses

Old Couches and Mattresses

Old couches and mattresses lie in the building site that used to be Philip’s building on Cornmarket Street. Remember that big Philip’s sign on the roof of that building? I wonder if I have photos of that sign .. Aperture ƒ/13 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/400s

slam shut

Slam Shut

This one’s for Richard. He told me there was a sign on Maylor Street I should shoot so here it is. Aperture ƒ/5 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/50s

the big m

The Big M

McDonald’s on Daunt Square. The golden arches are recognised world wide. Aperture ƒ/5 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 59mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/5000s

The wires that ring Shandon Bells

The wires that ring Shandon Bells

Next time you’re in Cork and you have a spare hour to burn head up to Shandon and into St. Anne’s Church where you can ring the Shandon Bells. They’re heard for quite some distance and any tune can be played. Check out the music in the photo above: “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina”, “Final […]

hot tasty sausages

Hot Tasty Sausages

While out photowalking a hot sausages in a bun with a dab of mustard is just the thing to keep the hunger at bay. I bought the sausage in the bun being prepared above and totally enjoyed it, even if it was €4. Shot on Cornmarket Street at the Crepe Man stall during the pre-Irish […]

Daffodil, snow and water droplets

Daffodil, snow and water droplets

A lonely daffodil bent down by the cold and snow a week ago in Blarney. Taken very close to the Daffodils in the Snow shot I posted that morning. Love the tiny water droplets on the stem of the flower. It was a toss up between this image and the one I posted previously for […]

lustfully

Lustfully

LOOK NOT AT A WOMAN LUSTFULLY On the wall of the dry cleaners opposite The Old Oak on Oliver Plunkett St. Cork. Shot during the pre-IBA09 photowalk. Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s

reading glasses

Reading Glasses

A wide selection of reading glasses on sale in a stall on Cornmarket Street during the pre IBA photowalk a while back. Aperture ƒ/14 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/400s

Old Style Car

Old Style Car

These old style cars were all the rage for about 5 minutes a few years ago weren’t they? Pictured in Kinsale, Co Cork on a hot Summer’s day. PS. my brother Donal got married today. Brilliant day had by all and wedding was really nice! Aperture ƒ/13 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 33mm ISO […]

Whitegate Oil Refinery

Whitegate Oil Refinery

Whitegate Oil Refinery in Cork Harbour, as seen from Crosshaven on the other side. What you’re seeing here is Corkbeg Island in the foreground and this chimney stack in the background. Took me a while to figure that out! Zoom out of either map and draw a straight line through both going south west to […]

john player

John Player

A cigarette ash tray outside Cronin’s Pub in Crosshaven. Shot a few weeks ago. Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/250s

Daffodils in the Snow

Daffodils in the Snow

Daffodils struggle against the cold and snow in Blarney this morning. Many parts of the country were covered in a white blanket. Snow is still falling. My son loves it of course. We spent 10 minutes in the back garden throwing snow around and I got some great photos! If you’re in Dublin on St. […]

suffering in the heat

Suffering in the heat

It’s hard to believe that Ireland can be warm and roasting given the cold winds that blow around this time of year but back in June last year we had a heat wave. I can’t stand the heat of the sun, and by the looks of things, this gentleman isn’t too fond of it either. […]