The Blarney Stone Restaurant We’re just back from Blairs Inn in Cloghroe. I can definitely recommend that establishment. I don’t know about this place. To judge by the mail on the ground inside the door I’d say it’s shut for the winter.
Mackey’s in Blarney Mackey’s is a restaurant in Blarney which I have yet to visit. To be honest, I haven’t been to most of the establishments around here and don’t expect to call to this one any time soon. Their prices are just a little expensive. In the reflection you can see The Muskerry Arms, […]
Running Through Rain We were sitting in the car waiting to pick up someone off the bus when it started raining. Suddenly, this girl ran flying past with a big gleeful smile on her face! Unfortunately, she turned her head to look back at her parents just as she passed!
Eating or Politics? Sometimes it’s the little things in life that concern us more than the big picture. I’m sure I heard about Sean Garland on the news but for the life of me, I can’t remember when. There’s a lot more information on him on seangarland.org and Wikipedia.
Faces in the crowd This is not just a trick of the zoom lens. The crowds in town on Saturday were like those around Christmas. Christmas lights are already up, but not lit, and there was an urgent air about the place. This is the second shot of this scene and it turned out much […]
Remembering Cork   The corner of Patrick’s Quay and Patrick’s Bridge in the 1930s and 2005. I barely remember Merchants Quay as a street lined with old 3 storey houses before the large shopping complex was built there and opened in 1989. 1930s picture taken by Robert Day, copyright Amy and Chris Ramsden, taken […]
Patrick Street Lights Car lights become abstract lasers of light along the main street of Cork City. In unrelated news, this morning I had to go to the hospital because something got stuck underneath the eyelid of my left eye yesterday. I could feel it there, my eye was weeping, it was sore and annoying. […]