Category Archives: Galway Events

Back in the Saddle at the Ballinasloe Marathon

Never again, I say to myself as I spend hours upon hours ploughing through the ridiculous amount of photos I took at the Dublin marathon. It’s Thursday night before I finish going through and uploading all the photos I took … Continue reading

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Out of the Shadows at the Galway Bay Marathon, 10KM, & Half-Marathon

“JESUS CHRIST!” exclaims a passing lady after I say “good morning” to her from my carefully chosen vantage point a short while before the Galway Bay Marathon events start (Photos here). A whimsical part of me wants to say, “No, … Continue reading

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Blood, Walking, Defiance, & Shooting the Shooter at CroĆ­’s Hearty Walk

Blood profusely spurting from my face, I rush out the door to get into Eyre Square to capture participants at Croi’s 15 minute walk for World Heart Day. Having been tagged by them in a Tweet, I replied that I … Continue reading

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Aphrodisiac Marathon in Clarinbridge 2016

This feels right, I think, as I make my way towards Clarinbridge’s inaugral Oyster Marathon event which consists of a 10km, a half-marathon, and a full marathon. Unlike other events I’ve photographed, joy and excitement are the only things I … Continue reading

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Finding Myself at the Tara Energy Festival in Loughrea

Often feeling lost, I decided that this weekend I would try and find myself so I go to Loughrea for the last day of the three day Tara Energy Festival. It’s a drug and alcohol free event and so I … Continue reading

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Wide Legs & Wide Lenses @ The Dirty Circus in Seven Bar

“You must love your job,” I quip to one of the other three photographers in attendance after watching him get in the middle of the action with his wide angle lens. “I f***ing love it,” he says, and I suspect … Continue reading

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Forest Gumping for Pieta House & Billy’s World (Part 1 of 2)

Running 1,800 Miles (2,500KM) might not seem like everyone’s idea of a fun thing to do but for Leitrim born Tom Reynolds and Lillian Deegan that’s exactly what it is. Plus, they are raising money for Pieta House and Billy’s … Continue reading

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Being Hit by the High Seas at the Frances Thornton Memorial Swim 2016

Danger is my middle name. Okay, it’s not really, but I’m not really a COW either. But nor is Batman a bat. Today I’m hitting the high seas of Galway Bay for the eleventh annual Frances Thornton Memorial swim. One-hundred-and-two … Continue reading

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Vroom, Vroom, Vroom at the Luke & Chloe Car Exhibition

“Vroom, vroom, vroom,” say all little boys with their car toys just about as soon as they manage to crawl and clasp their little fingers around them. And so, seeing an exhibition at The Galway Plaza in Kiltullagh of life-sized … Continue reading

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Attack of the Ants

The street preacher was right. We have been sinning and this is the divine punishment unleashed upon us as a consequence. The gates of hell have been unlocked and some of Satan’s vilest subjects have been vomited onto the streets … Continue reading

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