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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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Dragon of Shandon 2012, Cork City

Some photos taken from the Dragon of Shandon parade that takes place around the Shandon area every 31st of October to celebrate Samhain. More info about the parade can be read here. There’s video too:  

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Heron, Cork City

There is certainly no shortage of birds of these type in Cork City. Tastes like chicken.

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Dyke Parade, Cork City

Also known as Mardyke Walk, it’s an interesting street as the exterior of most the houses here look like they haven’t been touched since the 18th century.

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Tyndall, Cork City

According to the Wikipedia article, the Tyndall National Institute specialises in “ICT hardware research, commercialisation of technology and the education of next generation researchers”. It was also included in the Queen’s itinerary on her visit to Cork in May 2011.

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Rochestown at Sunset

If you’re starting from Cork City, you can easily walk to Rochestown through the old Cork City to Crosshaven railway line in less than an hour. There is the alternative path of walking around Mahon, past Blackrock castle, alongside the … Continue reading

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Fog in Lee Field at night

As part of my routine of self punishment, I stood approximately 2 hours on wet grass trying to take advantage of the full moon and a blanket of fog that was sweeping over Lee Fields. Ideally I would be taking … Continue reading

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