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Photographer Jack Lowe visits his first Irish lifeboat station at Dunmore East
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#RNLI - More than two years ago, Jack Lowe began an ambitious project to photograph every RNLI station with a Victorian-era camera. Now, having already photographed 88 of the 238 lifeboat stations in these islands, Jack Lowe has finally arrived…
Marine Wildlife watching boats at Cape Clear Harbour
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It may be just three miles long by one mile wide but there's heaps of maritime activity on Ireland’s southern most inhabited Gaeltacht island, Cape Clear.  Removed from the hustle and bustle of mainland life, Cape Clear offers relaxation, nature…
Tomasz Szumski’s photograph ‘Micro Island - Connemara’ was runner-up in the 2017 CommBeBiz contest
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#MarinePhoto - A marine researcher at the Marine Institute was recently runner-up in the EU-funded CommBeBiz photography competition with the theme of ‘New Perspectives on the Bio-Economy’. Tomasz Szumski captured the prize-winning shot ‘Micro Island - Connemara’ when he provided…
Mirabaud Racing Image Winner by Jean-Marie Liot
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149 photographers spanning 25 countries participated in the seventh edition of the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image. Jean-Marie Liot, from France, won the main award, whilst the delegates from the Yacht Racing Forum and World Sailing's annual conference chose Nico Martinez's…
Dr Peter Heffernan CEO, Doug Allan (centre) with Marine Institute CEO Dr Peter Heffernan (left) and chairman Dr John Killeen
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#DougAllan - Multiple Emmy and BAFTA award-winning wildlife cameraman and photographer Doug Allan visited the Marine Institute on Wednesday (16 November) to share his remarkable insight and deep understanding of marine mammals. Having qualified as a marine biologist, Allan now…
Rachel Fallon-Langdon made the list of nominees for the 2016 Mirabaud prize for her shot of Phaedo3 rounding the Needles Lighthouse on 2 July
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#Mirabaud - Irish-born marine photographer Rachel Fallon-Langdon has made the list of nominees for the 2016 Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image of the Year Award. Rachel’s submission is a majestic shot of Phaedo3 as the MOD70 trimaran titled in the wind…
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#Drones - Filmmakers have been using consumer-grade drones to capture some stunning footage in recent times, and this incredible video of Lough Eske is no exception. Spanish video company launched from the grounds of Solis Lough Eske Hotel in…
Waterways Explorers Photo Competition To Get Primary Pupils Snapping
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#PhotoContest - Waterways Ireland has launched its Waterways Explorers Photo Competition for primary schools. The contest is open to entries from fifth and sixth class in the Republic and P6 and P7 pupils in the North. Entering is easy: simply…
Love Your Coast Competition Celebrates Stunning Images of Ireland’s Coastline
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#MarinePhotography - An Taisce president Prof John Sweeney was on hand to present prizes to the winners at Clean Coasts’ Love Your Coast Photography Awards, held on Friday 10 October at the Waterways Ireland Visitors Centre in Dublin's Docklands. Celebrating…
New Photo Exhibition Charts Arctic Circle Adventure
Marine Photo
#Arctic - The visual fruits of last summer's epic North Of Disko expedition from Galway Bay to Greenland and the Arctic will be on show at a new exhibition in Dublin. has a sample of some of Daragh Muldowney's…
NatGeo Readers' Most Impressive Photos Of Ireland
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#Photos - National Geographic has compiled a gallery of some of its readers impressive photographs of Ireland's world-renowned scenery, with coastal and inland waterfront shots making up the bulk of the collection. From the rough and tumble of surf-lashed Kinard…
Cameras At The Ready For 'Wonderful Wild Wetlands' Photo Contest
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#Photography - Over €500 in prizes are to be won in a new amateur photography competition to celebrate International Wetlands Day on 2 February 2014. Held by Wexford County Council in partnership with the Irish Ramsar Wetlands Committee, the Wonderful…
Awards Presented For Best Irish Coastal Photography
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#Photos - Amateur snapper Carl Cutland has collected a top photography award for his image of children enjoying this year's surprise sunny summer on Galway Bay. As the Irish Independent reports, Cutland's 'Diving Fun' took the lead in the 'People…
Scenery or Steam Packet Ferry Front Cover Brochure Photo Competition
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#PhotoCompetition – Photographers' look-out!...  as the hunt is on for the perfect photograph to appear on the front cover of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company's 2014 brochure. The competition invites people to submit their photos showing the beauty…
Dubliner Snaps Seal's Deadly Dance With Great White Shark
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#Jaws - The Mail Online has published a series of incredible photographs showing a young seal's lucky escape from the jaws of a great white shark. David Jenkins from Dublin snapped the seal's perilous encounter with the dangerous marine beast from…
Lifeboat Photographer Captures 'Courage On Our Coasts'
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#Photography - A new book and exhibition showcasing striking photos of the lifesaving work of the RNLI were launched last week. The Lifeboat: Courage On Our Coasts showcases over 400 iconic images captured through the lens of RNLI lifeboat crew…

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