The toilet on Merchants Quay

This small building stood for years on Merchants Quay, Cork but I don’t think I ever ventured inside. Going by the comments I’ve seen it’s probably a good thing too. It’s been torn down since, not sure when, but this is what the site looks like now. I took this photo two weeks ago. PhotoContinue reading “The toilet on Merchants Quay”

St. Patrick’s Street in Ruins

December 1920, during the Irish War of Independence when the centre of Cork City was burnt by the Black and Tans in revenge for the killing of one of their own by the IRA. The light coloured hut is where Penneys is now. In retaliation for Chapman’s death, Auxiliaries, Black and Tans and British soldiersContinue reading “St. Patrick’s Street in Ruins”