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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!

Luigi Malones

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

Relaxing on Panna

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

Sausage Seller

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

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!

Street Entertainer Lunches

Street Entertainer Lunches A street entertainer finishes off his lunch during World Book Day in Cork a few weeks back. Wait until you see what he was looking at!

The Craft Fair is now on!

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. […]

A boy on St. Patrick’s Street

A boy on St. Patrick’s Street Just outside Boots he stopped in front of me, what could I do but make this image? He was waiting for his parents to catch up but I liked the contrast between him and the busy world around him. He rejoined that world moments later. A moment in time.

Family of Shadows

Family of Shadows Waiting to cross a busy street in Cork.

Helping Hand

Helping Hand I always think twice about photographing homeless people, but this time I was moved by the simple act of sharing a cigarette.

Street Talking

Street Talking Two gents pictured on Winthrop Street Cork several weeks ago.

Dancing in the street

Dancing in the street All by himself, but he was enjoying the band that were playing a few feet away!

Another sale

Another sale Another sale made at the market during the St Patrick’s Festival in Cork!

A Crowd Pleaser

A Crowd Pleaser More mono cycle madness on St. Patrick Street! This is near the end of his act. The crowd really enjoyed his show! Shot during the St. Patrick’s Festival 2006 in Cork.

Fun on a monocycle

Fun on a monocycle A street performer climbs onto his monocycle during the St Patrick’s Festival 2006. I love the second picture here. It shows just how crazy he was as he got the crowd cheering and enthusing about his act.