Cork Film Festival starts on the 14th of October this year and will run until the 21st.
They’ve obviously spent quite a bit on advertising as these banners are visible all the way up Patrick Street.
Still, I’ve never been to a film during the festival. Others take time off work and sit in darkened theatres for the duration of the festival soaking up the celluloid culture.
A Ramones fan walks down Patrick’s Street. I love the eyes of the poster looking out ..
A year ago I photographed this man holding the sign saying Jesus Christ Loves You in San Francisco. Amazingly he’s still in the same spot. That’s dedication for you!
If you’ve driven around Cork over the past year you can’t fail to miss the huge 17 storey tower going up in the south of the City. It’s called the Elysian and when it’s finished it will I think be the tallest building in the Republic of Ireland.
Now, compare that with the 60 storey skyscraper being built in San Francisco just a few blocks from Matt’s apartment. The top of it seems to be perpetually in fog.
Anyway, the Irish developers of the Elysian have all this positive advertising with people looking to heaven and wondrous slogans to get the positive vibe going about this massive building, when in fact it’s only a middling little building when compared with what the rest of the world has done.
I guess I’m glad that we don’t have the population density that makes huge buildings necessary, not yet anyway.
I spotted this sticker on the pier at Currabinny, Co. Cork. I have no idea what “Absolutely, Crazy – Cowes’05” refers to and a quick bit of research didn’t show up anything.
Does this ring a bell with anyone?
A yellow BMW Mini parked on the Washington Street a while back. It sure has room in that parking space doesn’t it?
Just goes to show, them Apple folks have their fingers in every pie.
They’re obviously going to buy Ford Motor Company. The owner of the Ford Fiesta this sticker was stuck on can obviously see the future.
Delivery people already have their white vans. It’s simply a matter of plastering them with an Apple logo.
The “Apple Transit” anyone?
This is for all the fans of Marvel and DC Comics publications! Super heroes do exist. They live in Cork, and hand out leaflets on Patrick’s Street in front of Dunnes Stores!