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.
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 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 […]
World Book Day Singer (1/4) Cork celebrated World Book Day a little late but it didn’t stop the organisers putting on a great show! This gentleman performed for the crowds outside the City Library and attempted to serenade many of the females who walked past. This is what the street entertainer in yesterday’s picture was […]
The Craft Fair is now on! A craft fair was recently held in the Unitarian Church on Prince’s Street. I have been dying to get into the building and see what it’s like on the inside for ages so we jumped at the chance. We like visiting these fairs too so it was doubly good. […]
Picadilly Lane Cork has it’s own Picadilly, Picadilly Lane leads off North Main Street and is situated next to the butchers I featured previously. A quick search of Google didn’t find anything about it but hopefully someone will stumble across this post and add whatever knowledge they have about this small lane.
Abandoned Train Station In Killeagh, East Cork, there’s an abandoned train station from I don’t know how long ago. According to Wikidepia it’s unlikely that the station will be restored because there isn’t enough demand. The Cork-Midleton line will however open by 2008. While researching this post I found out that the town of Killeagh […]
Joe, the Devil and an Angel Joe, the Devil and an Angel Joe was a simple man. He is like most of us haunted by his own devils but also protected by an angel by his side. In this street drama Joe was continually tempted by the devil, but then he found a small bird […]
The French Soap Seller One of the stalls at the St. Patrick’s Festival Market sold perfumed soaps and other crafts. This French gentleman owned the stall and cheerfully told us that he’d be travelling the country until his stock ran out, at which point he’d return home and have to do household chores for his […]