Category Archives: Galway

Vegans Are Trying To Make Animals Extinct, Warn Experts.

Experts have today released a shocking announcement that farm animals may all be extinct in the near future if the current spread of Veganism continues unabated. “These people say that animals are sentient beings and should not be eaten,” said … Continue reading

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Galway Man Thinks He’s A Cow, Demands Respect

“A cow trapped inside a man’s body, that’s how I feel,” said the Galway man in a mooving tone. “I don’t know why it’s so hard to fathom,” he continued, “I mean women get trapped in men’s bodies and men … Continue reading

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Couch to 36 Miles in 3 Weeks with The Peyton Method :-)

I ran a marathon last week in 5 hours and 7 mins as part of the director’s run at one of Achill Running’s events with only 2 x 2 mile training runs in the week leading up to it.  I … Continue reading

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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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A Galway Snail Tale

Sammy Snail and his wife Samantha are in love. Unlike many other species of life, they like to take their time with their romantic liasons and I was a witness to their canoodling earlier on today.

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Blood, Walking, Defiance, & Shooting the Shooter at Croí’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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