Archive for the ‘cork news’ Category

the new Kino mural is taking shape

Friday, October 27th, 2017

New kino mural

USS Porter in Cobh

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

USS Porter, (DDG-78) an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy, moored in Cobh this morning.

USS Porter

More photos here

P31 LE Eithne returns home from the Med

Friday, July 17th, 2015

The flagship of the Irish Naval Service, LE Eithne returned to Haulbowline from the Med this morning.
While on deployment she and her crew rescued over 3000 migrants.

P31 LE Eithne returns from the Med

P31 LE Eithne returns home


P62 LE James Joyce arrives in Haulbowline to join the Irish Naval Service

Friday, July 17th, 2015

The newest ship in the fleet, LE James Joyce arrived this morning in Cobh.

P62 LE James Joyce

P62 LE James Joyce alongside P31 LE Eithne

HMS Pembroke in Cork.

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

HMS Pembroke, a Sandown-class minehunter of the Royal Navy on a visit to Cork.

P61 LE Samuel Beckett arrives in Haulbowline

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

The newest ship in the Irish Naval Service fleet arrived in Cobh this morning.

P61 LE Samuel Beckett.

Sky Garden in Fitzgerald park is taking shape

Monday, April 7th, 2014

We went for a look at the nearly finished Sky Garden in Fitzgerald park this weekend. It’s looking good, and I think it’ll turn out very well.

Sky Garden Pan

fantastic street markets in Cork City

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

Patrick Street hosted a food market this Saturday (and hosts more events all weekend, up to the St. Patricks day parade)

Cork Street Market

Cork Street Market

The regular street market in Cornmarket street was on.
Cork Street Market

Grand Parade hosted the “Feed the City” event, with 5000 free vegetarian curries handed out. There were also stalls on growing your own food, and composting, as well as cooking demonstrations.

Cork Street Market

Cork Street Market

It’s brilliant to see the new pavements and streets of Cork City used for events like this. Well done to Cork City Council and all involved.

Barleycove front beach is temporarily closed

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Barleycove suffered a bit in the storms this winter. The front beach is closed at the moment.


Barleycove beach - partly closed due to storm damage

polite notice, Barleycove front beach is temporarily closed

Looking inland from Barleycove

new ticket barriers in Kent Station

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Irish Rail are working on modernising Kent Station. They just installed these:

New ticket barrier in Kent Station

I presume this means checks on tickets in and out of the platforms.