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The Beaumont Quarry Cave

With the quarry only being a stones throw away from work, I’ve decided recently to check out the place after reading Kieran McCarthy’s piece about it , what particularly caught my attention from the post was the mention of caves in it. … Continue reading

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Dragon of Shandon 2014

Halloween parade that takes place in Shandon Street and Pope’s Quay every year

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Fitzgerald’s Park got a new facelift

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Carrig House, Lower Glanmire Road, Cork City

I’ve seen this late Georgian house across The Marina on several occasions and was always curious as to see what was inside it. Unfortunately, a fire in 2002 had destroyed most of the interior. An attempt to renovate it had … Continue reading

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Ballincollig Castle Above and Below

Located South West and a 10 minute walk from the Main Street, lies Ballincollig Castle. Built in the 14th Century, possibly earlier, much of the castle lies in ruin and the grounds completely overgrown with brambles but the piles of … Continue reading

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Dove Hill Castle, Carrick-on-Suir, Co.Tipp

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Thunder and Lighting in Cork – 30th of January

We had quite the thunder in Cork City last night.

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Exploring St Kevins Asylum, Cork City

This was the state of some of the buildings surrounding the asylum on 11th of November 2012, some were easily accessible and others weren’t, such as the actual asylum itself which had all the entrances blocked all around. If you … Continue reading

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Lee Fields in the Morning

If you regularly commute from Cork City to Ballincollig in the mornings or late in the evenings, there’s a good chance you’ve seen the fog that covers the Carrigrohane Straight. The mornings are usually a better sight but it quickly disappears soon after … Continue reading

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Morning Mist in Lee Fields

I took this on a morning walk to work in Ballincollig when the conditions were perfect for the mist.

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