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cork city skyline

Cork City Skyline

The south side of Cork City as seen from Shandon Bells during the pre-iba09 photowalk a few months back. If you look carefully you can see The Elysian off in the distance. Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/125s

Northside Housing

Northside Housing

The urban landscape as seen from the top of Shandon Bells in Cork.

faces on the door

Faces on the Door

The doorway of an abandoned cafe on Oliver Plunkett Street. This one is next to The Old Oak and I’m sure I remember it open once, but it always seems to be closed down. Shot during the pre-iba09 photowalk a few weeks ago. Aperture ƒ/4 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 400 Shutter […]

The banks of the Lee

The banks of the Lee

The River Lee runs through Cork City along two channels with an island in the middle. That island is where the City Center is and provides for plenty of opportunities shooting the river Shot during the pre-iba09 photowalk ages ago. Aperture ƒ/13 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/400s

Knott's badges

Knott’s Badges

Will Knott has a fine collection of badges on his bag. Shot at the pre-iba09 photowalk a few weeks ago. Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/160s

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 […]

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

romans-walk

Romans Walk

Someone stole their chariots. Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 59mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/125s

shandon bells

Shandon Bells

The clock tower of St. Anne’s Church in Shandon is more well known as “Shandon Bells” after the bells that ring out there through out the day. We were so lucky with the weather on Saturday on our little photowalk. Wasn’t it Aidan‘s idea to head up to Shandon? Inspired! Everyone had a great time. […]

North Cathedral, Cork

North Cathedral, Cork

The Cathedral of St. Mary & St. Anne, or the North Cathedral as it’s known in Cork sits right in the middle of this photo. It’s the city’s Catholic cathedral. A large portion of the north side of Cork City surrounds it. Blackpool is immediately behind it, and you can see the Heineken Brewery on […]

bird's eye view

Bird’s Eye View

Bird’s eye view from the top of Shandon Bells on the north side of Cork City. If you look carefully you’ll see a few photobloggers sitting on the steps of the church. Scary taking this photo. I held the camera over empty space while holding the strap! See you all later at the Irish Blog […]