Irish photos

Flowers on North Mall

Flowers on North Mall

The North Mall next to the River Lee in Cork is decorated with beautiful flowers dotted along it’s length. I had to take a few shots of them as I walked back to my car after the Paddy’s Day Parade this year. Note the Franciscan Well in the background. Nice pub! PS. If you use […]

Vehicles Max Height 2.2m

Vehicles Max Height 2.2m

The construction site that was Douglas Shopping Centre’s car park in December 2008. If you go there now you’ll drive up a slope where that digger is and a wall separates where I was standing with the roadway! Aperture ƒ/4 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/20s

No 2 Lisbon

No 2 Lisbon

I’ll probably vote Yes the next time the Lisbon Treaty referendum is run. Who cares about democracy when the country’s in the sh*tter? They’ll only make us do it all over again and slap us around a bit first with the IMF if we say no a second time. Shot on the hill leading down […]

Attack of the Paddy's Day Monster

Attack of the Paddy’s Day Monster

Patty? I’ll give them Patty! A monster descends on a spectator at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Cork this year. I think she was amused! Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s

heron landing

Heron Landing

Heron coming in to land on the Lough, Cork. I’d love to have a big huge high quality zoom lens. Aperture ƒ/6.3 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 144mm ISO 200 Shutter speed 1/320s

old car interior

Old Car Interior

The interior of the car that sits in the lounge of the Cork International Airport Hotel. Aperture ƒ/3.5 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 1250 Shutter speed 1/13s

Black and White in Kinsale

Black and White in Kinsale

Two houses painted contrasting colours in the town of Kinsale in Co Cork. Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s

the village laundry

The Village Laundry

The Village Laundry in Glengarriff, Co Cork, pictured almost a year ago. Love that deep purple on the walls! Aperture ƒ/7.1 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 11mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/125s

icy dreams ltd

Icy Dream’s LTD

Icy Dreams LTD, an ice cream van outside Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork. Apostrophe Police? Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 72mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s

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 […]

fresh

Fresh

Fresh handmade soap in Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork. Aperture ƒ/4 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/400s

smp

SMP

SMP Great Britain. Manufacturers of playground equipment. This one is in the playground at Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork. I don’t think it’s this SMP though. Aperture ƒ/5.6 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 59mm ISO 800 Shutter speed 1/60s

yellow-daffodils-lost-in-snow

Yellow Daffodils Lost in Snow

Yellow daffodils at the end of my road, captured while the snow settled in the grass. Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/125s

mr whirly

Mr Whirly

Shly? Ever since I took this photo it’s always bugged me what that means. Ice cream van on a very warm day in Kinsale, Co Cork. Not the first time I shot this particular ice cream van either! Aperture ƒ/14 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 33mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/400s

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