Castle in Monochrome Blarney Castle, taken moments before clouds completely covered the sky.
Red Blarney Roses While out with Matt this fine morning we walked over to Blarney Castle. Just inside the railings are some beautiful red roses. I just had to take advantage of the beautifulsunshine and snap off a few shots! Photo was desaturated, and the red and yellow channels were restored afterwards to isolate the […]
Blarney Castle Gate Pillar The current Blarney Castle was rebuilt after a major fire in 1446 and afterwards had an entrance gate different to that which is presently visible. I was out for a walk a few days ago taking photos when I met two men in high-visibility jackets. They saw me with the camera […]
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?
Boole woz ‘ere George Boole, the inventor of boolean algebra lived in the last house on the right of this photo from 1849 to 1855. I’m certain that most Cork people pass this house daily and haven’t a clue as to it’s previous occupant’s contribution to the world we live in today.
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 […]