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01 Feb

The Small Hours (in honour of Donal Dineen’s radio show)

In a. Galway,b. Abstract/Arty,g.Colourful by admin / February 1, 2012 / 1 Comment

Donal Dineen (my surname namesake but with only one ‘n’ in Dinneen) was the dj of the late and great show ‘The Small Hours’ on Today FM which finished up in December 2011. Donal began on Today FM with ‘Here Comes the Night’ in 1997 before moving to a later time slot for The Samll Hours in 2004. His shows featured, shall we say, not daytime playlists music. Electronic, alternative, indie and a whole lot more. a link to his Today FM blog and playlists.

He introduced me to a wide variety of new artists that I’d never have heard of otherwise, including Mount Kimbe, Mark E, Dalek, Efterklang, Monolith and many more.
(This seems like an obituary to Donal Dineen but he’s very much still alive)

The title of his late show The Small Hours is the perfect title for this photo. Just in case you didn’t realise by now every photography in my blog section has a relevant music title.
Photograph settings: f10, 15 seconds, wall used as a tripod.

24 Jan

Build High, Build High, I said Build High, Yeah, Build High

Part two of my photo series from a building site in Parkmore Business Park East, Galway City.

Part one can be found here

Blog title taken from the great Pixies song ‘Build High’.

17 Jan

A dreaded sunny day so I meet you at the cemetery gates

In a. Galway,f. Nature & Sky by admin / January 17, 2012 / 1 Comment

This is the photo before editing (done in Picasa 3)

08 Dec

Galway Chirstmas Market (It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year)

In a. Galway,d. People & Animals by admin / December 8, 2011 / 0 Comments

Galway Christmas Market 2011

2010 was the first year that The Galway Christmas Market were hosted and were a roaring success for Galway. Trade increased, it added an festive event to Galway’s event calendar. These photos show some of the workers who brace the cold every night for a month.

Galway Chirstmas Market saucy

Galway Christmas market bell and light

Galway Christmas Market Beer Waitress

Gawlay Christmas Market trader

Post title is the title of the famous Christmas song by Andy Williams

26 Oct

Old And Wise (Michael D Higgins- next Irish president?)

In a. Galway,d. People & Animals by admin / October 26, 2011 / 0 Comments

An old post but seeing as tomorrow is voting day I’m going to re-post it.
Michael D Higgins, Galway West TD, who is running for the Irish Presidency. He very kindly launched my companies photo exhibition in Ballybane (Galway) library. He seems like a very down to earth person who takes time to get involved with the local community. After Séan (Sean) Gallagher being caught lying (allegedly) the race has been blown wide open (well open).

Michael D Higgins