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Fly Like A Seagull


As we plot a video diary of a flight over Greystones, we thought it might be wise to pull all those aerial shots of the town taken over the decades into one easy, digestible post.

Just to prove that, even for the birds way up in the sky, aren’t we only feckin’ gorgeous.
We have more in the archives, which we’ll be adding over the coming week – we’re doing a major clean-up of the thousands of shots added over the last three years – but these are the ones close to the top of the pile.
Interesting to see that the streets haven’t changed all that much, with just the harbour putting on a little muscle without actually losing its overall shape.
We should have that video of the town flyover once we get over to the Newcastle Airfield, and convince them that Max is a safe & trustworthy passenger. As a taster, here’s a wonderful April 2016 aerial trek of The Cliff Walk.

In the meantime, let’s go up, up and away, in our beautiful GG balloon…

Greystones Harbour early 1980s. Pic: John O’Rourke

Harbour Aerial Sunset. Source Slievemore House

Harbour From Above. Source Slievemore House

Greystones Aerial Shot. Pic: Christian Byrne

Greystones Aerial. Pic: Christian Byrne

Greystones From Above. Pic: Susan Brambell

Greystones Harbour 1959. Source: Derek Paine

Greystones Harbour Aerial. Source: Derek Paine

Greystones Harbour: The Work Begins. Pic: Jim Quinn

Harbour 1970. Source: Derek Pain

Harbour Aerial. Source: Derek Paine

Harbour From The Air. Pic: John McGowan

Harbour Silt From Above. Souce: Derek Paine

Harbour Before The Kish. Source: Derek Paine

Harbour Aug 2014

Harbour Square April 2016 Moritz Tolxdorff 

Harbour Night time Pic Kevin Maher

Cliff Walk April 2016 Moritz Tolxdorff 

Harbour From Above 2013. Source: Unknown

Harbour Sunrise Feb 2016 Design Aid

Greystones Aerial. Design Aid 2

Greystones Aerial. Design Aid 1

Greystones Aerial. Design Aid 5

Greystones Aerial. Design Aid 4

Greystones Aerial. Design Aid 3 

Carraig Eden April 2017 

Carraig Eden April 2017 2

Carraig Eden April 2017 3

The Cove & beyond April 2017

The Cove & beyond April 2017 2

Take Me To The Water April 2017

Greystones Harbour. Pic: Skycam Ireland

North Beach 2012. Source: Unknown

Town Aerial Shot 1987. Source: Derek Paine

Trafalgar Road 1987. Source: Derek Paine

Greystones Aerial Shot. Source: Derek Paine

Garda Station. Source: Unknown

Carraig Eden Marine Terrace Postcard. Source: Unknown

Carraig Eden Postcard 1968. Source: Unknown

Hills Garage. Source: Derek Paine

La Touche Hotel 1926. Source: Derek Paine

Old fish factory (now Meridian Point). Source: Derek Paine

Toy Town. Pic swingking85 [flickr]

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