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Awards Presented For Best Irish Coastal Photography

16th November 2013
P+C - Carl Cutland - Diving Fun
'Diving Fun' by Carl Cutland was a winner in the Clean Coasts Photography Competition Carl Cutland
Awards Presented For Best Irish Coastal Photography

#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 and the Coast' category in the Clean Coasts Photography Competition.

The contest is part of An Taisce's Clean Coasts programme to get communities involved in caring for Ireland's coastal areas.

And according to the organisers, entries spanned the whole coastline of the island of Ireland, capturing moments the year round.

Other prize-winning entries included this stunning shot by Jakub Walutek of Astrid, the ill-fated tall ship that ran around on the Cork coast this summer:

CH - Jakub Walutek - Astrid

In other photography news, the Irish Air Corps recently published images that perfectly capture the rugged beauty of the Skellig Islands.

According to, they were taken by Sgt Damian Faulkner while on a routine maritime patrol in Kerry earlier this month.

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