Clontarf Bridge in Cork City is closed for two months as it undergoes major rehabilitation works worth €2.5m according to this Evening Echo article. Tony O’Sullivan, senior engineer with Cork City Council’s roads department said they understood the disruption the bridge closure would cause, but had no alternative as major rehabilitation work is required. “ForRead More »
Albert Quay will soon be the site of a glass fronted office block, either 7 stories or 9 stories high. Here are a few photos of the site as it was over the last month. Not much to see except rubble and machinery. The well known front of the building will be coming down soonRead More »
The new Opera Lane in Cork City separates the gleaming buildings of the new development that was built right in the heart of the city and completed this year. Back in July it was a rugged dirty construction site, and this photo is a fitting end to 2009, and the Noughties. Not much construction workRead More »
The Elysian, as it was in March 2008, still under construction while the Irish Economy economy fell apart around it. Aperture ƒ/9 Camera Canon EOS 20D Focal length 10mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/200s
Academy Street, as it was back in August this year. Construction work has finished since. I wonder if it’ll ever start up again? Aperture ƒ/4 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 21mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/1250s
It’s wonderful how some of the old buildings in Cork are preserved while all around them their neighbours are demolished and shiny new edifices rise. This one is of course on Emmett Place.
H&M, one of the larger tenants in the new shopping center being built here on Academy Street. Aperture ƒ/3.5 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/1600s