Christian Radich in Cork Harbour

The Christian Radich is a beautiful sailing ship that’s in Cork Harbour this weekend. I took advantage of a foggy morning to get some photos of it and the surrounding docklands. Christian Radich is a Norwegian full-rigged ship, named after a Norwegian shipowner. The vessel was built at Framnæs shipyard in Sandefjord, Norway, and wasRead More »

Deep Water Berth at Ringaskiddy

The deep water berth at Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour yesterday. Driving rain, wind blowing it almost horizontal. The first day of the year was wet. I waited until it quietened down a bit before venturing outside with my camera! 🙂 Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 6D Focal length 24mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1.3s

Alex, Cork Tugboat

ALEX is the name of a tugboat that operates in Cork Harbour. This photo was actually taken back in 2006 but I found a more recent shot of it as well as a mention on the Port of Cork website. ALEX On charter to Whitegate Refinery Bollard pull: 49 ton Azimuth stern drive Fi-Fi Notice:Read More »

Samskip Pioneer

Samskip Pioneer, a container ship, docked in Cork last weekend. We were down by the Marina in Blackrock on a blistering hot Saturday. While us Irish sat in the shade, Spanish students sat out in the 3pm sun, some wearing long sleeve tshirts! I know, I know, they’re used to the heat but the mindRead More »