Photos of Cork City

Passive Impressions


I had the morning free, so my daughter and I took a walk around the city to see what was going on. The election count was in full flow in the City Hall but we didn’t stay there too long. The city was waking up, getting ready for the day.


We headed down to the footbridge by the Grand Parade. In the distance were the limestone towers of Finbarr’s Cathedral, looking out over the city.


And in the other direction, Father Matthew Church, flanked by the river Lee, modern architecture competing with the buildings of earlier years.


The English Market was already in full swing. It’s one of Cork’s main attractions – the variety of food stalls and coffee houses is wonderful.


Close by, a small arcade selling coffee and Middle Eastern food. Cork is full of little alleys and side streets.


Pembroke Street, joining Oliver Plunkett Street to the South…

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