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The ten category winners of the 2020 Bird Photographer of the Year competition.

[From top: “Electric” by Carlos Cifuentes Torres, (White Stork Ciconia ciconia. Seville, Spain);  “Fairy landing on Earth,” by Shu Qing, (Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus. Sanmenxia, Henan, China); “A new beginning” by Swayamsiddha Mohapatra, (Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis. Kaziranga National Park, India); “Swifts over Iguazú Falls” by Francesco Filippo Pellegrini, (Great Dusky Swift Cypseloides senex. Iguazú Falls, Misiones, Argentina); “Hoopoe flight at low speed” by Gadi Shmila, (Common Hoopoe Upupa epops. Israel); “Perfect camouflage” by Moshe Cohen, (Eurasian Scops-owl Otus scops. Kibbutz Hatzor, Israel); “Ropewalker” by Nicolas Reusens, (Sword-billed Hummingbird Ensifera ensifera. Papallacta, Ecuador);  “Feeding frenzy” by  Greg Lecoeur, (Cape Gannet Morus capensis. Port St Johns, South Africa); “On the attack!” by Georgina Steytler, (Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus. Perth, Western Australia). and “End of the day” by Majed AlZa’abi, (European Shag Gulosus aristotelis. Vardø, Norway).]

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What replaced The Hamlet?

That is the question.


Dublin before The Tiger (David Jazay)

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Front Square revisited.

Newly-unearthed images by American photojournalist Harrison Forman Include this small trove of Trinity College Dublin campus photos from the late 1960s. Restrictions on its members becoming students were finally lifted by the Catholic Church. in 1970.


Name those jammers (at front, left to right), anyone?

Pics via University of Wisconsin

Previously: Gone For A Burton

Grand Jurys

Vintage Green Day



At sundown.

Photographer Ruth Medjber writes:

Each evening, I’ve been popping out with my camera at twilight.

I visit neighbours and friends (new and old) and capture their lives at home during this unique moment in time.

I’ll post the whole series soon, or you can watch them all in the short video (above).

The song over the video is by my lovely friend Pat and his band Hedge Schools

Ruth Medjbar

From top: Janelle Monae by Colm Kelly; Gary Numan by James Murray; Billie Eilish by Leah-Carroll

Free Thursday?

Music lovers will be excited to hear of the opening of a new exhibition in Dublin featuring the work of some of our best rock photographers.

Hindsight 2020 features both rare off-stage moments and live performances from International and local legends

From Thursday at 7pm, this decade-spanning collection of photographs representing the work of Colm Kelly, James Murray, Leah Carroll and Kieran Frost will be on display in Dublin’s newest venue, Bloody Mary’s, South William Street, Dublin 2.

Nick says: Shots to our heart.

Hindsight 2020

From top: Maiden Radio in East Side Tavern, Dublin 2; Nick Cave in Kilmainham, Dublin 8; Just Mustard at the All Together Now festival

Free this weekend?

Looking for a print?

The People’s Photography Exhibition takes place outside St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, this Saturday and Sunday.

The three excellent music-based live photos above form part of the collection of Joe Kelly who will be exhibiting them for sale over the weekend alongside dozens of other amateur photographers.

People’s Photography

Pics: Joe Kelly