The Curious Cow

One of the cows in a field on the grounds of Blarney Castle, Co Cork, Ireland. I’m not entirely happy with the cow in the background on the right but, meh. I love the texture of the cow’s hair on it’s face. Day 4 of #FiveDayBlackAndWhiteChallenge‬. Plenty more images to come! Aperture ƒ/4.5 Camera CanonRead More »

Charcoal Grill

A lady in sunglasses caught me red handed taking a picture of her at the stall she was at in Patrick’s Street, Cork in July 2013 during some street festival. Day 3 of the ‪#‎FiveDayBlackAndWhiteChallenge on Facebook for me and I was tagged by Ronan a few minutes ago to do it all over againRead More »

St. Peter’s Church, Bandon

This is a Church of Ireland church in Bandon, Co Cork that’s off the usual route for commuters passing through the town. I’ve only ever been up that direction once or twice despite having passed through the town hundreds of times! It’s a beautiful looking building but I’ve never been inside and there are fewRead More »

Blarney Tree in Fog

This is a tree that once stood in a large field near Blarney Castle, Co Cork, Ireland. It stood alone and was sometimes visible from the road but unfortunately it was chopped down a few weeks ago. This was shot in February 2014 on a foggy, cold morning. I was nominated on Facebook by twoRead More »

Ground Level by Bishop Lucey Park

The Grand Parade in Cork was quite different 11 years ago. Outside Bishop Lucey Park was an uneven path, the centre of the street was a narrow section between two busy strips of tarmac. And of course the Capitol Cinema was still open. I’m glad the monstrosity pictured here was never built there, even ifRead More »

The Peace Park

Many Cork people think the Peace Park is Bishop Lucey Park on the Grand Parade but it’s actually at the top of South Mall next to the Electric bar. It’s hard to blame them. If you do a search for cork peace park the first link goes to the Wikipedia page for Bishop Lucey parkRead More »