All Blog Posts Tagged 'Photography' (15)

Rekindling Love in 'Jimmy's Hall': Q&A with Simone Kirby

The following Q&A with County Clare-born actor Kirby Simone (Oonagh) in Sixteen Films' biopic "Jimmy's Hall") is part of the studio's Production Notes for the film, shot…

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Added by The Wild Geese on September 18, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Fotog Joss Barratt -- Bringing Films to Life, a Frame at a Time

One could argue that freelance photographer Joss Barratt has done as much to inform movie goers about Ken Loach’s past 20 years of work as the noted British filmmaker himself. Barratt’s photography is seen far and wide, perhaps by millions, across newspapers, magazines, on movie house walls and windows, and across the Internet, by far more people than ever get around to seeing Loach’s provocative and…

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Added by Gerry Regan on September 3, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments


Heritage Partner
Touring and Shooting With Irish Fotog Darren McLoughlin

Photographer Darren McLoughlin has lived in fair Dublin for 15 years and says walking, and more walking,…

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Added by Wow Airlines on June 5, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Catch New Video Highlighting 'Ireland in Word and Image'

The video below, which I produced, spotlights my coffee-table book on Ireland, "Ireland in Word and…

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Added by Jay Ben Images on February 9, 2015 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Step Back in Time and See Ireland from the Late 1800s Onwards

Let's take a look back to the late 1800s and…

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Added by The Irish Store on February 19, 2014 at 6:30am — 5 Comments

Desmond Fitzgerald Photographic Gallery now Available Online

The Desmond Fitzgerald Photographs, a stunning collection of 179 photos is now available to view on the University College Dublin Digital Library website.  This collection of photographic prints forms part of the papers of Desmond FitzGerald. The majority of these photographs arise out of the…

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Added by Ryan O'Rourke on February 17, 2014 at 4:30am — 5 Comments

'Dublin Time' in Galway City

This is a postcard of William Street in Galway City, circa 1930. The keen eye will see "DUBLIN TIME" underneath the clock at Dillon's Jewellers (the building on the right of the photo with the striped awning). In the past, Galway, like other Irish towns, operated according to local time,…

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Added by Irish Homeland Photography on October 19, 2013 at 12:16pm — 2 Comments

Congratulations, Jeanette Nic Lochlainn!

Hello, my fellow Wild Geese! 

Just wanted to post a quick note to congratulate Jeanette Nic Lochlainn on winning a set of four drink coasters as part of the "Bring a Pal Home" competition here.  Jeanette's name was drawn at random from among all the members who…

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Added by Irish Homeland Photography on October 11, 2013 at 8:40am — No Comments

The Forgotten Horses of Galway

I recently did a photo shoot in aid of a wonderful charity called Forgotten Horses Ireland (www.ForgottenHorses.com).  This organisation is strictly volunteer-run -- that is, every cent donated or raised by the…

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Added by Irish Homeland Photography on September 17, 2013 at 4:30am — 7 Comments

Picturing Life in 1930s Galway

I just recently came across these lovely colourised photos from circa 1930 which depict life as it was for most folks in Connemara and in the Claddagh area of Galway Town.  What's striking, to me, is that the lifestyle shown would not have been…

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Added by Irish Homeland Photography on September 14, 2013 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

Rare Collection of Galway Photographs from 1879

In June of 2013, Chetham's LIbrary in Manchester, England published an album, containing about 120 excellent prints of coastal scenes of rural Galway. Many of them were dated to 1879.  Founded…

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Added by Irish Homeland Photography on August 27, 2013 at 8:30am — 9 Comments

Picture Perfect: A Members-Only Photography Contest

If you haven't done so already, take a few minutes to flip through the photographs posted here by members of The Wild Geese community.  There is quite a variety of photos, ranging from landscapes to historical figures -- both in "The Motherland" and from points across the globe which have been touched by the Irish diaspora.

We want to encourage…

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Added by The Wild Geese on June 11, 2013 at 3:00pm — 16 Comments

Irish Homeland Photography Video Montage

Just wanted to share this little video montage of some of my favourite shots I captured in 2012.  I'll do another one of these at the end of 2013.  The beautiful music is from the great uilleann piper, Davy Spillane.  If you have any questions about the location of any of the images, just leave me a comment below. 

I really appreciate The Wild Geese encouraging the promotion of Irish culture, history, art, etc.  Hope you enjoy this, and thanks for watching!  ~…

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Added by Irish Homeland Photography on April 25, 2013 at 3:53am — No Comments


Founding Member
Timothy H. O'Sullivan Civil War photographer

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timothy_H._O%27Sullivan Came across this fellah and thought I would share.

Added by Nollaig 2016 on January 14, 2013 at 11:22am — 1 Comment

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