Liffey Descent 2019

The photos below were taken today at the Weir in Lucan. This has become an annual trip to watch the Liffey Descent Canoe Race with Offshoot Photographic Society. This year there was more water than last year, so the boats were able to go over the high drop, one boat went across the steps too, …

Quidditch Cup 2019

The second annual Irish Quidditch Cup Tournament was held on Saturday in Trinity. There were players from all over Europe in attendance for the fun event. It was a chilly but dry day and seemed perfect for the tournament. The first match decided who would go to the European Quidditch Tournament and the earlier matches …

Liffey Descent Race

The 2018 Liffey Descent Race was held, however, due to the draught over the Summer, there was not enough water for the competitors to bring their boats over Lucan weir. This meant they needed to get out of the boats and carry them down to the next stretch of river before they set off again. …

Hurling 7’s

The Hurling 7's event on Saturday at Kilmacud Crokes in Stillorgan was full of action, this was my first time attending a Hurling 7's event, which I loved. This is an incredibly fast sport, so I needed my camera on fast settings, quick autofocus and high speed shooting. I was happy with the crop of …

Boules

Cabinteely Boules Petanque Club is a local club to my house, and they play at Cabinteely Park every Saturday & Sunday at 2.00 pm and Mondays at 10.30 am. New members are always welcome to join the club and take part in some of their in club competitions as well as competitions against other Boule's …

Dublin Horseshow

The Horseshow is an annual trip for me, this year I was only able to go for a few hours on Saturday. The horses were, as always, stunning creatures. I really need to improve my equestrian photography skills, as demonstrated below. I have the website listed below, should you wish to learn more about the …

Touch Rugby Summer Draft

Congratulations to everyone for organising one of the largest Touch Draft events in Europe, on Saturday in Energia Park, Donnybrook, also congratulations to the Team Phoenix for winning the Tournament, well played all of you. It was a wonderful day that had not only Touch Rugby but also, Beer Mario Kart and Beer Yoga, all …

Cricket

I went to my first Cricket match yesterday in the Phoenix Park. I shot wide open at 1/2000 using auto ISO and overexposed by one stop, at 500mm. Thankfully, I had someone to explain the laws of Cricket to me as I know very little about it. I will have to return to try and …