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Cork College of Commerce

Cork College of Commerce The main entrance and sides of the Cork College of Commerce on Morrison’s Island, Cork.

Hop On, Hop off the Spire

Hop On, Hop off the Spire (print) The infamous Dublin Spire with a tour bus in the foreground. “The Dublin Spire is one hundred and twenty metres tall, making it by far the tallest structure in Dublin city centre. It is three metres wide at the base and tapers to a 15 centimetre wide beacon […]

Aon Am – At Any Time

Aon Am – At Any Time A no-parking and disabled parking sign on Fr. Mathew Quay. I like this: 010design.it

Holy Trinity Church

Holy Trinity Church (print) Holy Trinity Church on Fr. Mathew Quay, pictured from just outside a side gate on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. The church and attached friary are run by the Capuchins who have been in the city since at least 1637. The church above dates from early eighteenth century.

High Rise Crane

High Rise Crane (print) A view of the crane helping in the construction of a new office block behind Cork City Hall. This is from the lobby of the carpark next door. Other views of the same site: Building a City Sunset, Craning to See the Sky.

Purple Sky

Purple Sky (print) After shooting the Tenacious I looked behind me and smiled as I saw a great reflection of the beautiful sky on this car. Wisps of cloud filtered the sun momentarily as I captured this image and a bit of post-processing helped to make the reflection stand out!

Beer kegs on the quay

Beer kegs on the quay Beer kegs on Union Quay. The Lobby is open again isn’t it? Yum, I like Erdinger! This was taken only moments after this one which probably explains why a keg is sitting at the base of a life ring pole. It’s not some weird “save him and feed him beer” […]

Skibbereen or Hospital

Skibereen or Hospital A sign in the foreground of the main square in Bantry, Co. Cork. We went to Ahakista eventually! This is made from one exposure but I had this great looking sky and underexposed buildings and ground detail. To get an even exposure I split the photo using two layers and adjusted the […]

A Life Line

A Life Line A life ring may save your life some day.

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!

Sunset at Drake’s Pool

Sunset at Drake’s Pool We took Oscar and ourselves for a walk in Drake’s Pool last Sunday. We arranged to meet Donal and Celine there. While the girls enjoyed a leisurely walk, us guys trailed after them making photos of everything! Drake’s Pool is just outside Crosshaven, and is named for Sir Francis Drake.

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.

West Cork Landscape

West Cork Landscape The beautiful countryside north-east of Dunmanway in West Cork.

Bovine bodyguard

Bovine bodyguard Three cattle watch as we passed their field. “Is that a bull on the left?” says the city boy.