About Gabriel Desmond

Gabriel Desmond Cork based Gabriel Desmond has been documenting aviation in Ireland and around the world for over 50 years. A regular contributor to Flying in Ireland, his photographs and articles have been used in a wide range of aviation publications as well as news and corporate media



Author Archives: Gabriel Desmond

OSRL Boeing 727 Visits Cork

May 6th, 2022 | by Gabriel Desmond

On 4th May Cork had another welcome overnight visit by the Boeing B727-200 used for maritime oil spill response. This


Cork Runway Reopening Ceremony

November 21st, 2021 | by Gabriel Desmond

Cork’s refurbished runway 16/34  was officially opened on 20 November prior to the first aircraft landings two days later. The


Runway Calibration at Cork

November 17th, 2021 | by Gabriel Desmond

Prior to the reopening of the refurbished runway 16/34 at Cork on 22nd November, certification flights for the landing systems have


Cork Airport Turns 60 (Part 6)

October 15th, 2021 | by Gabriel Desmond

Cork Airport was opened on 16th October 1961. This six-part series by Gabriel Desmond has documented the scene there over


Cork Airport Turns 60 (Part 5)

October 13th, 2021 | by Gabriel Desmond

Cork Airport was opened on 16th October 1961. This six-part series by Gabriel Desmond has documented the scene there over


Cork Airport Turns 60 (Part 4)

October 10th, 2021 | by Gabriel Desmond

Cork Airport was opened on 16th October 1961. This six-part series by Gabriel Desmond has documented the scene there over


Cork Airport Turns 60 (Part 3)

October 8th, 2021 | by Gabriel Desmond

Cork Airport was opened on 16th October 1961. This six-part series by Gabriel Desmond has documented the scene there over



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