The fugitive can’t run fast enough!

The 96FM Fugitive is a character listeners of Cork radio station 96FM watch out for as DJs on the radio station give out clues as to his whereabouts. Find him and you’ll win a cash prize! A few weeks ago they told people he was in Blarney and I was asked at least three timesRead More »

The Love Hate Tattoo Crowd

A new “Love Hate Social Club tattoo shop” opened in Cork today with a bang, or at least a party. There was a big crowd outside from 6pm on waiting to get in and join the party. I hadn’t a notion what was going on, and still don’t except it has something to do withRead More »

This will change everything

“This will change everything he thought”. Err, no. It won’t. Billboards like this sprang up near the Elysian in Cork in 2007 and later as construction of that building continued. Well. It didn’t change anything except that the country went into recession and the building is mostly empty even now. Some nice photos here fromRead More »

Together Forever

Graffiti on a St Patrick Street, Cork. A couple embraces and kisses forever lost in each other. First time shooting on the street with the Canon 6D. I set up C1, one of the custom settings with the following: 1. Enable auto ISO and limit it to 100-128000. 2. Set the minimum shutter speed toRead More »

Telecom Club

The Telecom Club on McCurtain Street, Cork. Telecom Éireann was the state telecoms monopoly until other companies came into the country some years ago but in it’s current state, Éircom, they still own most (all?) the copper phone lines that go into homes here. I’m not sure of the history of the Telecom Club inRead More »