Running Through Rain

Running Through Rain We were sitting in the car waiting to pick up someone off the bus when it started raining. Suddenly, this girl ran flying past with a big gleeful smile on her face! Unfortunately, she turned her head to look back at her parents just as she passed!

Eating or Politics?

Eating or Politics? Sometimes it’s the little things in life that concern us more than the big picture. I’m sure I heard about Sean Garland on the news but for the life of me, I can’t remember when. There’s a lot more information on him on and Wikipedia.

Faces in the crowd

Faces in the crowd This is not just a trick of the zoom lens. The crowds in town on Saturday were like those around Christmas. Christmas lights are already up, but not lit, and there was an urgent air about the place. This is the second shot of this scene and it turned out much […]

Remembering Cork

Remembering Cork [1] [2] The corner of Patrick’s Quay and Patrick’s Bridge in the 1930s and 2005. I barely remember Merchants Quay as a street lined with old 3 storey houses before the large shopping complex was built there and opened in 1989. 1930s picture taken by Robert Day, copyright Amy and Chris Ramsden, taken […]

Waving at you!

Waving at you! He was holding a promotional sign in the middle of Patrick Street so I don’t feel too bad about looking over his shoulder and snapping this shot!

Man in the hat

Man in the hat While in Wilton Shopping Center after having my eye looked at I spotted the man in the hat talking to an elderly woman. I only had my Panasonic FZ5 with me but it’s got a good zoom and a great image stabilizer! He broke out into a big grin moments after […]

Man in the middle

Man in the middle Waiting to cross Patricks Street, Cork.

Anyone For Jazz?

Anyone For Jazz? This weekend (today is a bank holiday) is the Cork Jazz Festival. People from all over the world come to Cork to participate – to play, to listen, or just get drunk and enjoy the festivities!

Cork Boi!

Cork Boi! This young lad came running straight at me on Patrick’s Street with a big grin on his face with his mother following breathlessly after him! I was with John and Ryan at the time. John came all the way down from Galway, the weather was bad but I’m glad we got out to […]

Cork City People

Cork City People A city is made up of all sorts of people.

English Market Panorama

English Market Panorama We were going to have lunch in the upper-level restaurant but it was jammed tight with people already. There were queues of people 5 or 6 deep waiting on tables or a high stool. It might be worth waiting sometime and spending an hour eating and snapping shots.. This is 4 horizontal […]

The English Market

The English Market The English Market in Cork is a popular market and meeting area for people.

Early Morning Bus

Early Morning Bus Early morning, catch the bus to work or school. You know exactly how she feels. Except it’s the weekend! Woo! No going to school or work!

Self Portrait

Self Portrait Pictured in the elevator of the new Ballincollig shopping center.


Arrggghhhh! Young boy admiring the graffitti on a van. The van was used to transport ramps and tools for the skateboarders in Emmett Square, Cork.