Walking Patrick’s Bridge Pictured walking along Patrick’s Bridge, Cork on Saturday evening. What really attracts me to this image, despite it’s obvious flaws, is the figure in the dead-centre. There’s light all around yet here’s a walking shadow.
Running around Eighteen Turns We went down to Fota House a few weeks ago to see Eighteen Turns created by Daniel Libeskind. We weren’t as lucky as Ryan as there were parents with kids running and screaming around the piece all afternoon. What better way to remember the day than the photo above eh?
Capitol Cinema, gone The Capitol Cinema in Cork closed it’s door to audiences yesterday. Ryan has photos from last night too. According to what he read in the Examiner, the building will now be used for apartments and retail purposes. I can’t complain, this particular cinema has been in a bad state of repair for [...]
Working When you travel to Cork by train you’ll pass underneath the north side of the city through a railway tunnel. We had to switch trains on the way back from Dublin the other day and finished our journey in one of Iarnrod Eireann’s old stock. They didn’t even turn the lights on as we [...]
How did you celebrate your 30th birthday? I still am! I’ve hit the ripe ol’ age of 30 years and it’s come in the best year of my life. The last few days have been very exciting and ending my 20′s by going to the Us book launch party was the perfect end of one [...]
Donncha, Robert, Tom and Maryam From left to right, Donncha, Robert, Tom and Maryam Robert Scoble and his wife Maryam are in Cork for an IT@Cork conference tomorrow. They visited Blarney this morning with Tom Raftery. I can confirm that Robert did kiss the Blarney Stone, but the pics I got aren’t good enough to [...]
Q Here I’m going to Dublin on Wednesday and wanted to buy my train tickets in plenty of time. Here’s a shot of the queue outside the ticket office in Kent Railway Station, Cork. Tickets are expensive at 56 Euro for a return ticket to Dublin. A 160 mile journey that takes almost 3 hours!
Waltzers in Crosshaven! If a Cork person tells you they’re going to the Merries, don’t look at them strangely. They want to go to the funfair! The Merries in Crosshaven have been there for years, and last September myself and Jacinta went on the Waltzers. It was a slow day, and early in the evening [...]
Hazel O’Connor live in An Cruiscin Lan, Cork Cormac De Barra accompanying Hazel O’Connor Hazel O’Connor performed in An Cruiscin Lan last night. She has a great voice, and her songs are very emotionally charged and from the heart. I loved how she told a short story about each song. It really brought it home [...]
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