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I kick started 2013 with a trip to NY where I photographed selection of fantastic restaurants for a food feature in the February issue of Aerlingus’s inflight Cara Magazine. Here is a link to the online version of the magazine.
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This is Barry’s Tea community box 2011, featuring my portraits of Barry’s Tea drinkers shopping in Super Valus all over Ireland.

In one wet week of June just past I managed to clock up over 2,500km on an Irish road trip. I visited close to 25 Super Valu’s around the country and photographed Barry’s Tea shoppers for a special edition community box that will be launch nationwide this September. It was a great way to see Ireland and meet a lot of nice people.

This shoot was published in the Sunday Independent’s Life Magazine on Sunday 8th May. The shoot took place one windy Saturday in early April.

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The only part of Ireland that wasn’t occupied by the English was Inis Meain, which remains today one of the only places in Ireland that the Irish language survived. For this project reviving what few phrases I could recall from my school years was the challenge.

The approach taken was to visit all three islands of Aran and meet the characters that lived there.

Paraic Poil

A farmer who harvests his own crops by hand with a scythe and used to kill his own cattle until EU regulation.

Aran01 - Pariac Poil - Farmer

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