Glendalough Round Tower

Glendalough Round Tower A Christian graveyard lies at the base of the round tower at Glendalough. Here’s a detail of a gravestone with the tower in the background. Looking around, we saw graves from the 19th century, but I’m positive there are older graves. Way back in 2004, I took some shots of the round […]

Glendalough Bridge

Glendalough Bridge We spent last weekend driving – up to Bray in Co. Wicklow, visited Glendalough, The Sally Gap and promptly got lost a few times on the way to Avoca! On Sunday we returned to Cork, but took a detour via Tullow and Carlow to visit Killkenny. We called to friends in Fermoy and […]

What’s next?

What’s next? A group of people pictured on Patrick’s Street last December

November Sunset

November Sunset Sunset over Garretstown last year.

Beached Whale

Beached Whale A beached whale on Garretstown Beach last November. A notice which is being read by the man in the foreground reads that this is a female long finned pilot whale and asks that people do not remove or bury it as it is required by researchers. I was reluctant to post this picture […]

Seaside Wall and Rocks

Seaside Wall and Rocks Down in Oysterhaven of course!


Beached A small dingy on the beach at Oysterhaven.

Which Way?

Which Way? Oysterhaven, Roberts cove, Cork? Where?

Oz Haven, Co. Cork

Oz Haven, Co. Cork We went for a lovely lunch in Oz Haven in Oysterhaven yesterday afternoon. Wow, what a meal! I started with Clonakilty black and white pudding flavoured with exotic spices, a steak for the main course, and a delicious chocolate cake with orange sauce for dessert. I’m getting hungry again just thinking […]

Stop Go Where to Go?

Stop Go Where to Go? Rush-hour traffic in Cork is as bad as in any other city. I went the other way and took the back road to Blarney.

I’m Texting

I’m Texting More of the mobile generation

Here Feen! Give us dat, boy!

Here Feen! Give us dat, boy! Couple of local lads pictured in front of the Savoy, Patrick’s Street, Cork.

Lighting Up

Lighting Up Shot on Patrick Street, Cork a few weeks back.

Maxol Petrol Station, Blarney

Maxol Petrol Station, Blarney This is the Maxol Petrol Station in Blarney. This is a long exposure shot and I just managed to get the Cork-Blarney bus in the frame!

Carey’s Lane

Carey’s Lane Carey’s Lane leads off Patrick Street in Cork to Paul Street and the large Tesco shopping center there. In by-gone days it was part of the Huguenot Quarter of the city.