Architecture

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Zavvi Cork

Remember Zavvi in Cork? They took over from Virgin Megastore which then became Director’s Cut in The Queen’s Old Castle. Aperture ƒ/3.5 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 10mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/25s

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Shandon Bells on the Northside

The spire of St. Anne’s Church over the City of Cork

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Bay Bridge San Francisco

San Francisco, 2007.

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Roses and Shandon Bells

The Steeple of St. Anne’s Church framed by garden roses. 2002.

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Fog and Shandon Bells

Cork City in fog, 2002. Shot with an ancient Fuji FinePix 2800, a 2MP camera and my second digital camera.

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Cork Rooftops and Construction

Cork City, 2002. St. Patrick’s Street was a construction site and the boom was in full swing …

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Reflections of the River Lee

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Bay Bridge at Night

The Bay Bridge in San Francisco as it was in 2007. I can’t believe that was seven years ago. Wow.

Ground Level by Bishop Lucey Park

Ground Level by Bishop Lucey Park

The Grand Parade in Cork was quite different 11 years ago. Outside Bishop Lucey Park was an uneven path, the centre of the street was a narrow section between two busy strips of tarmac. And of course the Capitol Cinema was still open. I’m glad the monstrosity pictured here was never built there, even if […]

Parnell Place Bus Station

Parnell Place Bus Station

Parnell Place Bus Station and Brian Boru Bridge, Cork at night.

The Peace Park

The Peace Park

Many Cork people think the Peace Park is Bishop Lucey Park on the Grand Parade but it’s actually at the top of South Mall next to the Electric bar. It’s hard to blame them. If you do a search for cork peace park the first link goes to the Wikipedia page for Bishop Lucey park […]

Equal to the Ferris Wheel

Equal to the Ferris Wheel

A few days ago I had a chance to shoot the city and took the opportunity to get a higher vantage point to shoot the Ferris wheel on The Grand Parade. I’ve decided to license this photo and any newer photos under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This basically means you can do […]

The Grand Parade in 2003

The Grand Parade in 2003

I’ve recently taken a keener interest in older photos of Cork but the realisation that I have photos in my own archive that are “sort-of old” has dawned slowly on me. Here’s a shot of The Grand Parade in Cork shot in 2003. The street looks completely different now of course. The street isn’t split […]

House on Lower Glanmire Road, Cork

House on Lower Glanmire Road, Cork

A derelict house on the Lower Glanmire Road in Cork as it existed in 2004, almost ten years ago. Now there’s a bridge across the road nearby obscuring this view and the house is boarded up.

Blarney Castle in the Sun

Blarney Castle in the Sun

I walked around Blarney Castle this morning. It was around 2C and it felt it when I was in the shade but the rising sun was glorious and warmed the Castle in a lovely way.