Sun

Cappuccino Morning

Cappuccino Morning A beautiful misty morning greeted us a few days ago. The mist rolled down the valley outside and when the sun rose it produced these amazing shades of brown through the fog. Thanks Jacinta for the name, it fits! I added a tag cloud to the site this morning. It’s quite obvious from […]

Sunrise over Blarney

Sunrise over Blarney This is the view that greeted me a few days ago from my office. I wouldn’t post it except that today is wet and gloomy and I want to remember what a nice sunrise looks like instead of the grey cloud I’m looking at now. The Midleton Food & Drink Festival is […]

A Golden Glow over Cobh

A Golden Glow over Cobh Last night we went down to Cobh to walk around and lucky for us the rain disappeared as we approached the town! It was strange. There was lots of localised rain yesterday. Blarney was mostly dry, the roads were dry as we drove down but as soon as we crossed […]

Joyce and the Spire

Joyce and the Spire James Joyce, forever forced to look upon the Spire on O’Connell Street Dublin. Here’s a humorous look at the names of the statues and monuments in Dublin. I had heard that the Spire was nicknamed the “Stiletto in the Ghetto”, but I hadn’t heard it called, “North Pole”! Overhead wires destroy […]

Hop On, Hop off the Spire

Hop On, Hop off the Spire (print) The infamous Dublin Spire with a tour bus in the foreground. “The Dublin Spire is one hundred and twenty metres tall, making it by far the tallest structure in Dublin city centre. It is three metres wide at the base and tapers to a 15 centimetre wide beacon […]

Aon Am – At Any Time

Aon Am – At Any Time A no-parking and disabled parking sign on Fr. Mathew Quay. I like this: 010design.it

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.

Cobh Boats

Cobh Boats I would hazard a guess that these boats are a semi-permanent feature of the Cobh seafront as they’re berthed there each time I have visited! I love the cobbles of the slipway, and the way the water catches theevening light. Looks like I’m not the only photoblogger to visit Lanzarote recently!

Inchadoney Sunset

Inchadoney Sunset Shot directly into the sun so as to throw everything else into shadow. I really like the curve and shape of the hill!

Sunlit leaf

Sunlit leaf The afternoon sun beats down out of a blue sky on a cold March day.

The Old Lady of Madrid

The Old Lady of Madrid Way back in 2003 I visited my friend Cachu and her family in Madrid. I had a great time there and took a load of photos but it was months later before I posted any photos. This is a shot of an old woman sitting in a park enjoying the […]

Glendalough Lower Lake

Glendalough Lower Lake Glendalough derives it’s name from the Irish name for the area, “Gleann Da Loch” which roughly translates as “glen of the two lakes”. It was a cold enough day so we only got a good look at the lower lake, but I’m looking forward to visiting again!

November Sunset

November Sunset Sunset over Garretstown last year.

Cobh Sunset

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

Garretstown Sunset

Garretstown Sunset A beautiful sunset moments before the red sky pictured earlier!