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Jamil the Indian Rhino at Fota Wildlife Park.

Sunday, July 12th, 2015

We went to meet Jamil, an Indian Rhinoceros in Fota Wildlife park this morning. He wasn’t in the mood to come out
yet, but said hello from the door of his house.

jamil the rhino

craft beer gift ideas for Christmas from Bradleys Off Licence

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

If you’re looking for a gift for someone that likes beer – Michael in Bradleys on North Main st has a fantastic stand full of craft beer gift ideas – everything from books to glasses to beer. He will make up hampers of craft beers too. You could try an Irish craft beer sampler, or mix it up with beers from around the world.


P677 Cormoran in Cork City.

Monday, February 18th, 2013

French naval vessel Cormoran in Cork City on a courtesy visit.

P677 Cormoran

P677 Cormoran

Beal Bán and Verdi Imperial stout

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

New to my sideboard, from Bradleys, Beal Bán from the West Kerry Brewery and Verdi Imperial stout.
I couldn’t resist the chance to try an Italian stout, and I’m really looking forward to trying the latest from the West Kerry Brewery – makers of the sublime Beoir Chorca Dhuibhne.

Beal Bawn and Verdi Imperial stout

not much left of the occupy cork camp now

Monday, March 5th, 2012

it’s nearly all cleared away.
Occupy Cork

just the big shed they built and a few empty looking tents.
Occupy Cork

but are they planning to stay?
Occupy Cork

wine alliance wine tasting in bradleys

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Wine Alliance had a wine tasting in Bradleys on North Main St this evening.

Maurice, of Wine Alliance

They had 4 wines on offer:

Star of the night for me was the Kangarilla Road.

wine tasting

Thanks very much Bradleys and Wine Alliance!

best boyfriend ever?

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

I was in Smyths toys the other day, picking up a present for a friend.
Herself noticed this:


She thinks it’s the perfect boyfriend! He only says what he’s told to 🙂

sunny morning in Youghal

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

it was a fantastic morning, so off to the beach I went!



beamish and crawford brewery being dismantled

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

the former Beamish and Crawford brewery is being dismantled. they’re taking down the large tanks, loading them onto lorries and removing them from the site.



foggier morning

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

it’s very foggy in Cork this morning – even moreso than yesterday.

Patricks bridge

the metropoles