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Denis MacSweeney

Denis MacSweeney One of the few photography shops left in Cork City center, Denis MacSweeney’s shop in Merchant’s Quay is a simple photo development outfit. O’Leary’s Camera World and MacSweeney’s on Oliver Plunkett St. will sell you cameras and all sorts of other photography bits. Unfortunately both shops were out of 77mm filters the last […]

The Evening Echo seller

The Evening Echo seller This man has been selling the Evening Echo on Cork’s Patrick’s Street for years. Here’s a photo of him back in August 2005!

Sun peaking out in SF

Sun peaking out in SF The sun is hidden by a tall building in San Francisco while mother and daughter wait for the lights to change.

My laughing baby

My laughing baby My little baby, Adam, was in great mood when I shot this in the Castle Hotel, Blarney a few weeks ago.

Ramones Fan

Ramones Fan A Ramones fan walks down Patrick’s Street. I love the eyes of the poster looking out ..

Energy is trouble and useful

Energy is trouble and useful An ESB van passes a pole with a Rossport Shell-to-sea campaign flyer on it. Shell want to bring oil to land at Rossport in Co. Mayo, and the ESB are massive consumers of oil, gas and coal in their electricity generation business.

The odd look

The odd look A couple walking along Winthrop Street in Cork have very expressive faces.

SF AWS 1909

SF AWS 1909 A fire hydrant in San Francisco. Given the history of the city, there are hydrants everywhere ..

Framing and mounting the prints

Framing and mounting the prints Rob Cater inspects my mounted images in his workshop in Kilbrittain, Co. Cork for Haydn’s Gallery in Kinsale. Haydn blogged about me and Ryan this morning. Our prints are now hanging in the gallery! They are 58x43cm prints, are mounted on a raised plinth with a deep frame and all […]

My Happy Baby

My Happy Baby Little baby Adam passed another major milestone in his life yesterday. Last night he slept in his own room for the first time! He slept soundly until about 3am, woke and made a bit of fuss until he fell asleep again until about 6am when he was happy enough to kick about […]

Gone shopping at Adams Kids

Gone shopping at Adams Kids Mom and daughter hurry past on Panna after shopping in Adams Kids. In the background is the old Dunnes Stores which has been pulled down leaving the front facing of the building and a wide swath of destruction and deconstruction behind it extending to Emmet Place. Cross processed in the […]

Cork flies the rebel flag

Cork flies the rebel flag Red and white flags flew all over Cork City today and for the past week in anticipation of the All Ireland Football Final between Cork and Kerry. Unfortunately Kerry won and decisively so too as I heard from my father-in-law Frank who filled me in on all the gory details!

I’ll see you later!

I’ll see you later! Business men near Union Square in San Francisco. Having a good time!

Overcast in Cork

Overcast in Cork An overcast and dull day in Cork a while back.

San Francisco Streets

San Francisco Streets A cyclist races across across an almost empty junction in San Francisco. I just love the sign on top of the building. Totally out of place amid the beautiful architecture and detail of it’s resting place.