Club Resumes on Monday Sept. 17th 2018

Posted by on Sep 15, 2018

Looking to meeting you all again for the 2018 – 2019 year on Monday night next, Sept 17th at 7:30pm in the Oakwood Hotel.

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Congratulations Noel & Jim

Posted by on Sep 15, 2018

Congratulations to Noel Ryan LIPF   and   Jim Brennan LIPF on your success at the Distinctions sitting in  Carlow today.

Photos Noel and Jim being presented with their Licentiateship Certs and Pins by Dominic Reddin, IPF  President.

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40th Anniversary

Posted by on May 11, 2018

Looking forward to seeing you all at the 40th anniversary dinner in the Oakwood Hotel at 7:30pm on Friday May 11th for dinner at 8pm. Bring along your A4 mounted photos for display.

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Programme 9th April to 28th May 2018

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018

Apr 9th          Spring Trail Review 

Apr 16th        Photo League,  Mono only, bring two mono images.

Breaking the rules presentation  by  Maria O’Brien

Apr 23rd        Photo League, open.   Choosing images for National Club Finals.

Apr 30th        Outing to UL

May 7th        Bank Holiday. No Club.  

May 14th       Photo League.   Bring back images from UL. 

May 19th & 20th   National Club Finals & Distinctions & IPF AGM in  Mullingar. 

May 21st       Outing to Mullaghmore, meet at Gortlecca Cross. (turn Right at Kilnaboy)

May 28th      Meet in the Oakwood Hotel. Bring in images on a memory stick from the outing  to Mullaghmore.

                       Photo League winner to be announced.                    


 Use the Summer well to prepare for the  National Shield in November  & the IPF Photographer of the Year Regional Round in late 2018 followed by the finals of this  competition in 2019. Also consider the Nature Photographer  of  the  Year Regional round in January and the finals later in early 2019, the SACC Inter Club Competition and especially  the  IPF National Club Finals.

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Photofest Ireland 2018

Posted by on Apr 11, 2018


Following the continued success of Photofest Ireland for both Exhibitors and Visitors to date – the Irish Photo Agency is delighted to announce a new location and venue for 2018, which will be held in the recently refurbished Hotel and  Conference  Event Centre in the Midlands Park Hotel, located in the Midlands of Ireland, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Photofest Ireland continues to be one of the most popular Photography Trade and Seminar Events held in Ireland – mixing Trade, Photographers and Creatives of all status at a professional level..

Whether you are a professional or freelance photographer or videographer, a buyer of image making equipment or materials, a distributor or manufacturer of photographic related products or services – this is an event for you. In addition, if you are in the creative media who require photographic/media  related products and services, this annual event will also have interest to you.

“We are excited to be moving to a new location with ‘state of the art’ facilities.  So many photographers and media related contacts have asked ‘why every event happens in Dublin’ – So for the first time in over a decade we are moving the Photofest event to the Midlands of Ireland – where many visitors from around Ireland will have easier access to this event”.
Helen Burke, Event Director.

Key activities will involve –

  • Irish trade representatives you are familiar with to date – meet them to update relationships, develop feedback – while they introduce new products and services for your business.
  • New Irish companies introducing their services to the photographic industry. Meet with new photographic related industries based in Ireland.
  • An international trade presence from the UK and other countries. Keep yourself informed on international photographic activity. Be introduced to new products, services and systems photographers are using successfully abroad.
  • Seminars & Lecturers – Irish and international speakers and company representatives. Agenda & speakers will be confirmed shortly.
  • Additional Photographic related activity at this event will include:
    • Latest Product & Services from the Industry
    • Product demonstrations;
    • Pilot Commercial Shooting;
    • Introductions to new Styles & Finishings;
    • B2B Opportunities;
    • Training Solutions;
    • Stock Photography;
    • Galleries;
    • Careers;
    • Photographic Publications
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Gerry Andrews FIPF, ARPS

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018

See you all at the Gerry Andrews presentation at the Ennis Camera Club in Powers pub Clarecastle on Tuesday night April 3rd at 8pm. Be seated by 7:45pm.       Thanks to Ennis Camera Club for the invitation to attend.

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25th Spring Trail Congratulations

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018

Congratulations to Jim Brennan winner of this years Spring Trail and also to Colin Bunce in second place and Jimmy Doyle third.

Photos: Jim Brennan winner with Chairperson Helen McQuillan, Some of the club members, and Jimmy Doyle whose idea the Spring Trail was 25 years ago.

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