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Towering Over Our Heads

Towering Over Our Heads

The Clock Tower in Youghal is an imposing building close up, especially as it’s so unusual in having a tunnel through it’s ground floor! We’re going to have a photowalk in Cork on Saturday, September 26th. It’s going to be sometime in the morning, before noon but that won’t really matter because hopefully most of […]

The Clock Tower Youghal

The Clock Tower, Youghal

The Clock Tower in Youghal is a building you won’t miss if you travel through the town (and despite the great bypass around the area, we got caught in a huge traffic jam!) According to this page the tower was built in 1777 and had a grisly past, In 1777, the town’s Clock Gate was […]

O'Brien's Tower

O’Brien’s Tower

O’Brien’s Tower overlooks the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare. The tower was built in 1835 according to the Wikipedia page on the building. The tower was built on the Cliffs of Moher in 1835 by local landlord Sir Cornellius O’Brien as an observation tower for the hundreds of Victorian tourists that frequented the cliffs […]

Towering over Cork City

Towering over Cork City This tower is visible from a few places in Cork. I remember seeing it from near The South Infirmary and this is it seen from the multi storey carpark on the Grand Parade. Is it up by Barracks Street? I’m in Arizona for the week. Postings may be late in the […]

Cork St Patrick’s Festival Market

Cork St Patrick’s Festival Market One side of Academy Street was taken up by a long line of stalls populated by an international host of sellers! There were biscuits and cakes from Brittany, soaps and wooden toys from France, clothes and trinkets from Peru and lots more. I took a few shots of this scene […]

Us on the tower

Us on the tower Painted with the light of a torch on a round tower in a local church yard late at night. If you look carefully you can even see stars in the sky! This page has some information about that tower: The round tower in Waterloo (approx. 1 mile from Blarney) … … […]