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2021.12.05 Blackpool village cork, river Bride, old waterwheel, church, Blackpool autos


2014.12.08 1987 WarrensCourt Festival. Hot air baloon, dog show, magician, horses


2014.04.21 Sluggera Cross, Whitechurch Village. March 2014


2014.04.20 Ferris Wheel Cork's Grande Parade - Jan 2014


2014.04.01 Our April 1st Hoax photos: Shark, Iceberg in Cork harbour, tractor clamping etc.


2014.02.09 Updated 112 photos now. Model Boat and Aero arhive of wolfgang & my photos


2014.02.05 Cork Marina, inc Atlantic Pond, Blackrock Castle, ESB power station


2014.01.18 1970s 35mm scans: Butlins Mosney, air corp Alouette 3 #197, kinsale regatta


2013.09.26 Crowleys Music Shop -opened 1926; closed Aug 2013. photos 26-Sep-2013


2013.09.08 Citroen A 8 CV Torpedo 1919 on display Citroen dealer by the Viaduct, Bandon Rd. Cork


2013.09.01 Fort Camden Crosshaven 2013 photos added

2013.06.23 75th Grand Prix Anniversary - photos inc "Cork" Bugatti outside county hall


2013.03.04 1950s - 120 & 35mm negatives/slides mostly Cork. (see below)


2013.01.22 Antiquities 1980's scanned leaflets from Cork Co Council - Mizen and Boggeragh


2013.01.20 Cork 1969-70 My first photos: Cork Airport, Cork Harbour; Bishopstown, Dunquinn Pier


2013.01.13 1st whale watching trip on RV Celtic Mist for members.


2013.01.04 HMS Bounty in Cork Harbour 2011. Sank Oct 2012 with loss of 2 crew.


2012.09.16 Cork Harbour Open 2012 Emergency Services, Search Dogs, NMCI, SkyTec UAV


2012.08.18 Cork Heritage Week Photos Military Museum, Unitarian Church, Masonic Hall (Video)


2012.08.14 Beached & Dying fin whale Baltimore; Co Cork; Ireland


2012.08.12 Launch of RV Celtic Mist in Kilrush.'s research vessel


2012.07.29 2012 photos of Camden Fort


2012.07.23 Guided walk West of Old Head Kinsale, part of Ballinspittal Festival 2012. V. Misty!


2012.07.21 Kinsale, tubing, charles fort, beach. CourtmasSherry Bay Rocks, Barrel Rocks


2012.06.27 Photos of some old boats, buildings & misc stuff in Kilrush, Co. Clare


2012.06.24 RV Celtic Mist refit - paint and antifouling go on


2012.06.10 RNLI Crosshaven Open Day. Lifeboats, ex-Lifeboats, raft challenge etc.


2012.05.27 Flat Head to Reanies Point Cliffs; Pillars at Reanies Pt, old farm machines, flowers.


2012.05.20 Hole Open Bay East Old Head of Kinsale; Black Head -medieval? wall (+) cave photo.


2012.04.22 Barry's Head between Nohoval and Oysterhaven. Lord Nelson ship in the distance @end


2012.05.13 Lispatrick rocks and beaches near old Head of Kinsale, irish pirate


2012.04.15 Foynes Flying Boat Museum, near Limerick.


2012.04.11 Galley Head Lighthouse, west Cork coast, on Titanic 100 Rembrance day


2012.03.25 Alexander v Humboldt Tall Ship visits Cobh


2012.02.03 CeltiC Mist early on in the refit - Photo album


2011.07.08 IWDG's Celtic Mist Research Vessel @ Tall Ships Wateford. History 1


2010.09.04 Cork Harbour Open Day: LE Aoife + Boat race + rescue competition


2009-2010 Winter weather: cork floods, frozen blarney lake, the lough: photos


2009.07 Jul 09 Limerick dock

Wolfgang Grabe Watchmaker Jewellers updated Apr 2014

  • 1959 Turners Cross, upstairs worshop in "Alma Villa"

  • 1966 42 Grand Parade

  • 1971 38 Oliver Plunkett Street

  • The shop closed in 1999 - the old web page: theShop

Cork, Ireland & Germany 1950s added Mar 2013 update dec 16th 2013

  • Patrick's Parade Cork

  • Cork Harbour & Inisfallen

  • School Children in Kerry, Ardfert Cathedral ruins

  • View from Nelson's Pillar Dublin. Dublin Zoo.

  • View of Bray Co Dublin

  • "SS America" in Bremerhaven en route to Cobh.

  • Hannover

Cork 1960s added 28 Oct 2008 update dec 2013

  • Spratts Dog show March 1959

  • Parade early 1959 (patricks parade?):

    • Float South Mall: Owl Industries Souvenirs 64 Patricks Street

    • Grand Parade: Fianna Fail Building & Shamrock Travel, City Car Park, Donovan Garage

    • Float API-324: Civil Defence. Signs:"Debris Clearance" and"Your Ideal Home after the Bomb prepare to help yourself and family, Learn Civil Defense". Background Hilman Cars - Cross & Sons Garage

    • Float: Smithwicks "Time" outside the Queens Old Castle

Cork City 1980s + Coal Quay added 22 Oct 2008 update Dec 2013

  • Cork's Coal Quay, stalls, Fidler.

  • Old Derelict Buildings

  • Horses & Carts

  • Shandon, City Hall, "Amarantos" in the harbour

Cork 800 Jan '85 added 24 Oct 2008

  • County Hall, Straight Road

  • Wilton:

    • Roundabout

    • Regional Hospital (CUH)

    • Elm(?) Trees

Cork Night Photos Jan 1981 added 22 Oct 2008, camera Olympus OM10

  • Shandon from Patrick's Hill and closeup

  • Share Crib Patrick's Street, Cashes in the background

  • Queen's Old Castle Shopping Center and closup

  • Patrick's Steet, Patricks Bridge, Hobbs of Cork

  • Pre Marks & Spencer: Cork Gas, Regent Shoe Repair, Manton's Clock, Cards & things etc.

  • River Lee, city view from SW

Ships Co Cork coast updated August 08:

  • Jeannie Johnson, old head of kinsale (Jul 08), Cork Harbour

  • Tecla, old head of kinsale

  • Kinsale and Courtmacsherry lifeboats

  • Prince William, old head of kinsale

  • Various Wrecks

  • Naval vessels

Filming of Lusitania (Jul08):

  • Odyssey Explorer & Zeus II(sub) waiting at the mouth of Kinsale harbour, watched by LE Niamh (P52) navy ship. Aired on discovery 12Apr09. Links: Odyssey,

Sandy Cove and Courtaparteen Church & Graveyard Co Cork June 2008

  • Sandy Cove, from Land and Sea

  • Sandy Cove Island & Coastline south to Courtaparteen

  • Courtaparteen - Church ruin, south of Sandy Cove

  • Courtaparteen graveyard, grotto

Carrogadrohid & Canovee Co Cork May 2008 -->

  • The Castle in Carrogadrohid village

  • Carrogadrohid dam on the Dripsey river

  • Canovee village, church, school, pumps

Nad Co Cork Apr 2008 -->

  • Remains of an old (British?) barracks in Nad. The steps were the entrance to a wooden structure which is now gone. On the road from Cork to Nad, just before Nad on the right. Behind the camera is a large concrete floor at ground level, presumably from a hall. The road leading to Rylane can be navigated by car just about (some bad pot holes, it's a forestry track). This road starts at 52deg 01.443min N, 8deg 49.819min W. On this road there's photo of a house ruin at N52 00.283, W008 52.430 and a scenic view at N52 01.376 W008 51.036.

  • Old house on the road between the Nad road and Rylane

  • Bridge on the road between Nad and Rylane

Rylane Village updated 29 Oct 08

Kerry Pike village, near blarney Feb 2008-->

  • Twin Lime Kilns

  • The village & school

  • Blarney Lake

  • IRA Monument

Limerick Dock Jul 2009:

  • Curraghgour ll Hopper Dredger - build 1960? lying in Limerick dock. some info.

  • Buoys on the quay

  • Scrap metal being loaded/processed


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