Irish photos

Water rushes in

Waves crash and water rushes in on the rocks at Couminole Beach in County Kerry. Shot almost 2 years ago on Slea Head!

Church of the Immaculate Conception

Church of the Immaculate Conception

The parish church in The Lough, Cork. Shot during a photowalk in March 2008. Aperture ƒ/6.3 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 12mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/160s

Killeagh Catholic Church

Killeagh Catholic Church

The town of Killeagh in County Cork has a beautiful Catholic Church at one of main street. A neat garden surrounds the building and it’s an eye catching sight for anyone passing through the town. According to a stone embedded in the church wall, it was completed in 1792. While researching this post I stumbled […]

Woodford Bourne & Co

The top of Patrick’s Street in Cork is dominated by Mc Donalds, taking over from Mandy’s in the Woodford Bourne & Co building. Check out this old advert from 1910. You can still recognise the building! Much more information about that structure can be found here. I vaguely remember Mandy’s but don’t remember it before […]

Casey's Hotel

Casey’s Hotel

Casey’s Hotel in Glengarriff, County Cork. Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/160s

The Old Rag

The Old Rag

An old rag hangs drying on a washing line. Extreme DOF. Aperture ƒ/1.8 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 50mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/2500s

A Yellow Rose

A Yellow Rose

A yellow rose in my father-in-law’s garden. Even in his mid eighties he’s very active and loves tending his garden. Aperture ƒ/1.8 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 50mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/2500s

The green boat

The Green Boat

A green boat sits in the shallows at low tide in Crosshaven, County Cork. Aperture ƒ/9 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 20mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/125s

Keeping the Chicks Alive

Keeping the Chicks Alive

2 chicks are fed by a parent just outside the window of my home office here in Blarney. The chicks have been there all evening and I just looked out again and they’re still there. Unfortunately the neighbour’s cat, Patches, saw them too and is keeping a vigil close by. We saw the parent bird […]

Flowers of Fuchsia

The Flowers of Fuchsia

Fuchsia flowers in my dad’s back garden. I’ve tried to photograph fuchsia plants many times but the flowers are so delicate that any sort of breeze will set them shaking. I took this photo with the Canon 50mm resulting in a very fast shot and thankfully the lack of wind helped too! (Posting this so […]

Rocky Bay

Rocky Bay

Rocky Bay in County Cork is a beautiful little sandy beach, despite the name. Aperture ƒ/7.1 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/125s

Crosshaven on the water

Crosshaven on the water

The town of Crosshaven in County Cork as seen from across the water. Lots of photos uploaded to the photowalk homepage. I have to judge a winner in the next few days.. Aperture ƒ/9 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/250s

Matthew sadler

Matthew Sadler

Footballer Mathew Sadler is immortalised in a playing card, unfortunately discarded on the ground in Youghal, County Cork. Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 106mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/60s

Tribute to Jacko

Tribute to Jacko

A stencilled tribute to Michael Jackson on Parnell Bridge near Cork City Hall. Aperture ƒ/5.6 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/60s

The 8A Bus

A man gets on the 8A bus to Curraheen on Patrick Street, Cork last Saturday. This was on the way to the photowalk, walking up the street with Chris to where Will had double parked because he was driving home again. Chris had dropped his camera in the car when he got out!