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RIP Irish Water

RIP Irish Water

RIP Irish Water

RIP Irish Water

Some photos from the Irish Water protest in Cork last Saturday. A huge crowd gathered and braved the bitter wind and rain and snow to march through the city.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 105mm
ISO 800
Shutter speed 1/125s

Cork’s Red Light District

Cork's Red Light District

Winthrop Street, Cork.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 24mm
ISO 1000
Shutter speed 1/125s

Construction on Academy Street, Cork

Construction on Academy Street, Cork

Now there are gleaming store fronts on Academy Street, Cork but back in 2008 the old offices of the Irish Examiner and Evening Echo had just been demolished and work was under way on the skeleton of the new buildings.

Aperture ƒ/3.5
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 400
Shutter speed 1/4000s

Clouds over Cobh

Clouds over Cobh

Cobh, November 2014.

Aperture ƒ/2.2
Camera SM-G900F
Focal length 4.8mm
ISO 40
Shutter speed 1/1600s

Fr Mathew Stands Still

Fr Mathew Stands Still

The statue of Fr Mathew on St Patrick Street stands still as cars, people and a bus move all around.

Aperture ƒ/22
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 17mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1.3s

Rijnvelds Early Sensation

Rijnvelds Early Sensation

If you go down to Blarney Castle now you’ll see 30,000 daffodils blooming in the beautiful gardens there. In my last post I joked that the daffodils were confused but it’s a plant that flowers early and tolerates the cold so it’s perfect for this time of year.

Be sure to check out Ferbal O’Callaghan’s beautiful photo of the daffodils too and check out the Friends of Blarney Castle Facebook group where there are more pictures and information.

There’s also the SodShow interview with Paul O‚ÄôSullivan and Adam Whitbourn of Blarney Gardens here and here if you want to know more about the gardens there.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 105mm
ISO 160
Shutter speed 1/160s

Cork Docklands Grain Silo

Cork Docklands Grain Silo

John Finn’s superb photo of this grain silo that he posted today on Facebook (unfortunately you’ll need to be friends with him to see it) prompted me to dig up this photo of the same building from my output queue.

It was shot in 2014 when we went exploring the docklands one afternoon and I photographed the demolition of the Miag Grain Silo. I love that I caught a flock of birds swooping around the building!

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 28mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/400s

Bottle in the Fountain

Bottle in the Fountain

The Berwick Fountain, Grand Parade, Cork.
November 2014.

Aperture ƒ/4
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 24mm
ISO 200
Shutter speed 1/250s

We have moved on

We have moved on

Buildings decay when business moves on.

Aperture ƒ/6.3
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 105mm
ISO 125
Shutter speed 1/125s