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Capoeira Girls

Capoeira Girls Two girls show off their Capoeira moves in Fitzgerald’s Park accompanied by music played on the berimbau and atabaque. The fighting is very exciting to watch as participants leap from the ground, and seem to defy gravity on occasion! From the Wikipedia page on Capoeira: Capoeira is a Brazilian fight-dance, game, and martial […]

Party in the park

Party in the park The Capoeira Club on Douglas Street held a day out for the kids just over a week ago in Fitzgerald’s Park in Cork. Unfortunately we arrived just as everything was wrapping up but I got a couple of shots off. There was a great party atmosphere. Parents were there with kids, […]

Patrick’s Day on dad’s shoulders

Patrick’s Day on dad’s shoulders A young spectator gets a bird’s eye view of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Cork.

The musical triplet

The musical triplet As well as an outdoor market, the good people of Cork were entertained by musicians in Emmett Place on Patrick’s Day.

Girl with the leprechauns in her hair

Girl with the leprechauns in her hair On Patrick’s Day all sorts of head gear and clothes are worn by people all over the world. This girl had a hair band with 2 leprechauns on springy stalks! See the shamrock on her cheek? Shot on St. Patrick’s Street, Cork last March.

Make bubbles for the kids

Make bubbles for the kids Blowing bubbles on the street is a great way to keep children occupied! On St. Patrick’s Day this year a fairy lady blew bubbles for these kids who were having a ball catching them!

Walking exercise for the kids

Walking exercise for the kids Walking as an exercise is a great way to lose the pounds and get in shape, which is all well and good when you’re a toddler and you’re pushed around in a pram all day! This was shot on Maylor Street, Cork a few months back when it was still […]

Girls dressed in white

Girls dressed in white Mommy and daughter are dressed all in white as they hurry around town shopping. Taken on Patrick’s Street while I tried to dodge the previously mentioned hurrying mother and another shopper who had just been in to Awear.

Shoe Shopping

Shoe Shopping Off to the shops? Looks like these ladies, young and slightly older, have been busy already in “Shoe Zone” and other stores doing some shoe shopping. Mum looks a bit stressed, but daughter is off in her own world and probably enjoying the day! This image was taken moments before I shot The […]

Boy all alone on the street

Boy all alone It’s strange how you can be stuck in your own little world and not be aware of anything around you. All around this boy were couples, either hand in hand, walking together or even framing him in the middle of the image, but I’m struck by his solitary movement through the street. […]

The lady’s red boots

The lady’s red boots Sometimes on a cloudy and dark day something unexpected can brighten your day. These sexy red boots had that effect and I quickly grabbed this shot! I can’t imagine the pain of walking in shoes with such high heels however. *shudder*

A child’s smile

A child’s smile A smile brightens up anyone’s day. When it’s a child smiling it’s extra special. This was shot on St. Patrick’s Bridge, Cork just after the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 17th. The crowds opened up for a few seconds and I briefly saw father and son.

Care and attention

Care and attention It was February. The sun was trying to shine but it was a little nippy out. You need to wrap up against the cold breeze! Man and daughter or maybe granddaughter pictured on Patrick’s Street in Cork.

What’s in the bag?

What’s in the bag? A young lady checked her bag just outside Paul Street Shopping Centre in Cork. Wide angle lens makes for weird contortions but I like it!

2 bikes in Daunt Square

2 bikes in Daunt Square His and hers bikes locked up against a pole in Daunt Square, Cork last February. Looking at this with fresh eyes, I was lucky to catch the people behind the bikes without at least one of them standing behind the pole! I love the expressions of the two girls closest […]