Category Archives: Nature

The woods at Mount Desert near Cork City

One evening, I took notice of a wooded area on the other side of Lee Fields and was curious about visiting it. Here’s the highlighted map of the woods from Google Maps. It was only years later that I decided to … Continue reading

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The Curraheen Cave

It was roughly in August 2015 when I decided to go off the beaten track at the Curraheen Walkway near the vicinity of Lee Fields and my eye caught something interesting at a small rock formation. From the few snaps I … Continue reading

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Cork in an October morning

Saturday morning, 11th October I decided to take a short trek around Sunday’s Well and Mardyke while morning fog had rolled into Cork city. For that brief period it was reminiscent of an 80’s fantasy movie.

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A Tunnel at the Marina, Cork City

About two weeks ago I stumbled across a small tunnel near the old slipway by Dundanion Castle, roughly 1o meters in length it looks like it is being recently used as an illegal dumping spot. I checked Ordinance Survey Ireland … Continue reading

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Mount Gabriel – Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork

Mount Gabriel not only provides a pretty great view of the peninsular but also features some mine shafts as well. We managed to find at least 3 mine shafts close in proximity to the road leading up to the mountain … Continue reading

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Old Kenmare Road, Co. Kerry

We recently trekked a small part of the Old Kenmare road near Killarney, beautiful place to be in despite the bad weather we had for most of the day. Although we were soaked to the bone, we had a blast!

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The Ovens Cave, Cork

Here’s an interesting snippet from Charles Smith’s ‘The Ancient and Present State of the County and City of Cork’  published in 1774: The Ovens or St Owens parish is washed on the S and E sides by the Bride and … Continue reading

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