River

A Life Line

A Life Line A life ring may save your life some day.

Sunset at Drake’s Pool

Sunset at Drake’s Pool We took Oscar and ourselves for a walk in Drake’s Pool last Sunday. We arranged to meet Donal and Celine there. While the girls enjoyed a leisurely walk, us guys trailed after them making photos of everything! Drake’s Pool is just outside Crosshaven, and is named for Sir Francis Drake.

Water falls in Blarney

Water falls in Blarney A river runs near my home in Blarney and a small stream feeds it as it meanders through a nice wooded area on my doorstep. I froze the water in this image as it fell into the river while we were out for a walk there a few weeks back. It […]

The Heron and the bars

The Heron and the bars Last in the series of Heron shots. I took over 100 shots of this bird so I’d be certain of getting a good photo and this is my favourite despite the ugly vertical bars! He was walking towards the bridge and I crouched down and focused on him through the […]

Heron on the river and pipe

Heron on the river and pipe A Heron pictured on the River Lee through the bars of the Christy Ring Bridge, Cork. He waded through the water looking for food in the river bed but except for the occasional rock didn’t have much luck in finding his dinner. This is the second of three photos […]

Heron on the river and trolley

Heron on the river and trolley A Heron pictured on the River Lee through the bars of the Christy Ring Bridge, Cork. Moments before I got close enough, two other herons flew away down the river. Despite the rubbish and trolleys in the river it’s a great sign to see wild life again. This is […]

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 […]

Cobh Sunset

Cobh Sunset Pictured last Sunday evening as the sun set over Cork Harbour.

Swan in Black

Swan in Black Swan on the River Lee last December. I love the quality of the winter sun when it shows. It’s an evening glow almost all day!

Welcome to 2006!

Welcome to 2006! It’s 2006 here in Ireland, and we’re celebrating in style! I can’t eat any more after dinner out in Aroma, a visit to a pub, an hour or two spent at a friend’s party and a visit to my brother Donal and Celine! Fireworks marking the end of the year in which […]

A flock of birds on the Lee

A flock of birds on the Lee I love the old style nature of this shot. The fog that day made the far distance disappear and the middle distance was shrouded in white!