The road beyond Fountainstown

Have you ever gone beyond the beach at Fountainstown in Co. Cork? I’ve been visiting that beach all my life but I had never walked up the road until a week ago. I’m glad I did because it’s very nice up there, and coupled with a setting sun I went a little mad with the camera! Expect a few more shots from here over the week.

I like these: New terminal at Cork Airport and great child portraits.


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    Flickr: EnoMetis October 9, 2006

    EnoMetis has posted a comment:

    Cool shot, and thanks, it’s good to know!

    The road beyond Fountainstown

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    micki October 9, 2006

    It’s amazing the places I will explore now that I have a camera in hand that I wouldn’t have gone before. Can’t wait to see what you saw that evening.

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    ABM October 9, 2006

    Bloody gorgeous. Nice gamma curves. 🙂

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    Regis October 11, 2006

    I love the composition with the panel on the left side. The contrast and colors are as well very nice. Great picture !

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    olivier October 11, 2006

    very nice… and this french word : “cul de sac” is great !

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    Donncha October 11, 2006

    Thanks for commenting! I looked it up, and according to the Wikipedia page, the literal translation means “arse/ass of a bag”! I’ll never look at another street sign seriously again! 🙂

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    Flickr: Psycrow October 14, 2006

    Psycrow has posted a comment:

    excellent shot. I’ve got to get me a 10mm lens

    The road beyond Fountainstown

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    Flickr: laffertycatherine65 October 20, 2006

    laffertycatherine65 has posted a comment:

    It is 26 years since I lived in Fountainstown. I enjoyed looking at the photos. It brought back happy memories. I would like to visit again one day.

    The road beyond Fountainstown

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    Flickr: Le Cracoucass January 16, 2007

    Le Cracoucass has posted a comment:

    cool !

    The road beyond Fountainstown

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    Desi Joines October 2, 2013

    When I was a child we used to go forageing along that road for crab apples and wild plums and mushrooms in season also wild garlic .There was a couple living at the Minane Bridge end named O,Callahan and she used to make the best pot bastiblle bread ever…. Happy Happy Days………

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