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Re: Sandycove

Postby jordo » Sat May 22, 2010 7:33 pm

Remember Snowy took a (better) photo than this some time ago?


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Well this is what the World looks like from the other side :D


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Re: Sandycove

Postby johndle » Sun May 23, 2010 1:58 am

Now Now Jordo As Much as Me and Grammer are your greatest Fans

Theres Showing off and showing OFF


But Still You are a Much Better Photographer than Snowy (Sorry Snowy)

Have to Lick up to Jordo

Theres no need to show up Snowy with your New Bleedin Camera
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Re: Sandycove

Postby jordo » Thu May 27, 2010 8:30 pm

Silhouettes and Reflections of and around Sandycove and over towards Bullock taken last Saturday morning.


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Oh mist rolling in from the sea ………..


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Obviously a gate post swivelled in this but when and where?


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The cliffs are so vertical here you would wonder did they quarry the rock for the building of the Martello Tower?


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I never noticed this before in all the times I was down there, the layers of marble between the sheets of granite.


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As I survey the wondrous cross


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Re: Sandycove

Postby grammer » Thu May 27, 2010 9:07 pm

great photos jordo -havent been down that way in a while --yeh see the marble in the rocks -but is that gold as well thru the rocks or rust running down from above -or even worse is it sewerage???????

some of your water pics are top class and show how clear the water is -Mr Gormless will be pleased :mrgreen:
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Re: Sandycove

Postby Strum » Thu May 27, 2010 10:50 pm

WOW. :o ;) Fantastic photos Jordo. Trev has some competition now eh. :D
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Re: Sandycove

Postby farmboy » Thu May 27, 2010 10:56 pm

Love the pics Jordo, everything is so serene.
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Re: Sandycove

Postby grammer » Thu May 27, 2010 11:06 pm

Strum wrote;
WOW. Fantastic photos Jordo. Trev has some competition now eh.


:D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
have to agree Strum the competition is hotting up bigtime -- :D :D :D :D
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Re: Sandycove

Postby farmboy » Fri May 28, 2010 12:00 am

Jordo, this is kinda freaky! I was out on the bike on Saturday morning about 8 o clock, same place as yourself, practically took the same photos!! First one yours second one mine....

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Then these two, first one yours, second one mine....

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Weird or what?????? :o
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Re: Sandycove

Postby Sinead » Fri May 28, 2010 12:26 am

Did you two not meet up?

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Re: Sandycove

Postby Strum » Fri May 28, 2010 12:28 am

You missed him by seconds Farmboy. When you were in that spot he was down looking at a Drain, hahahahaha! :D :D :D
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Re: Sandycove

Postby grammer » Fri May 28, 2010 6:05 pm

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: Sandycove

Postby jordo » Fri May 28, 2010 7:48 pm

The tour de Glasthule last Saturday morning. I must have just missed Farmboy again, no yellow jersey there :D


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Re: Sandycove

Postby Strum » Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:39 pm

There's something eerie about the top Howth one. Great shot FB. :D

Messing about with photoshop. three different photos...sorry I was just bored. :D
I took the Sandycove one from The east Pier with a zoom lens and the Sea and Sky are partial photos off the Net. :D



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Re: Sandycove

Postby farmboy » Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:58 pm

Wow! Super effects Strum, well done. 8-) I downloaded a sort of Photoshop thingy the other day......now I,ll have to learn how to use it. :?
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Re: Sandycove

Postby Strum » Tue Jul 06, 2010 8:19 pm

farmboy wrote:Wow! Super effects Strum, well done. 8-) I downloaded a sort of Photoshop thingy the other day......now I,ll have to learn how to use it. :?



Cheers Farmboy. what's the program?
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Re: Sandycove

Postby spudseamus » Wed Jul 07, 2010 1:15 am

The white stone in the granite its quartz but no gold in that stuff! :D
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Re: Sandycove

Postby Lar » Wed Jul 07, 2010 2:11 am

REALLY BRILLIANT STRUM
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Re: Sandycove

Postby grammer » Wed Jul 07, 2010 2:38 pm

nice work Strum
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Re: Sandycove

Postby electionlit » Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:00 am

Some pictures of Sandycove Baths taken in 1942 that I found at home.
My mother would have been on holiday in Dun Laoghaire at the time.
Photos aren't great as they were tiny (matchbox sized).

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Re: Sandycove

Postby Strum » Thu Jul 08, 2010 12:43 pm

Great photos, rare I'd imagine. I've never seen any before where the baths there is actually in use. Nice one. :D
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Re: Sandycove

Postby jordo » Thu Jul 08, 2010 11:38 pm

Yeah, really great photos, nice ones bud.
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Re: Sandycove

Postby grammer » Fri Jul 09, 2010 1:06 am

nice old photos there--class
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Re: Sandycove

Postby farmboy » Tue Jul 13, 2010 8:43 pm

Strum wrote:
farmboy wrote:Wow! Super effects Strum, well done. 8-) I downloaded a sort of Photoshop thingy the other day......now I,ll have to learn how to use it. :?



Cheers Farmboy. what's the program?


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Re: Sandycove

Postby Strum » Thu Sep 16, 2010 6:18 pm

A Dad and his Son swimming in Sandycove.



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Re: Sandycove

Postby Strum » Mon Oct 18, 2010 2:26 pm

I was just reading that James Joyce never lived in the Martello Tower at all. The resident at the time (1904) was Oliver St John Gogarty who invited Joyce to stay.
He was there for six days before being forced out on the last night by Gogarty who began firing a Pistol over Joyce's head in the middle of the night and Joyce fled.
Wonder what was about eh haha? :D
So why is the Tower attributed to Joyce???
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