Photographic Group Events


Programme of Events – September 2017

Please note: From April 3rd 2017, memberships cannot be purchased in Dublin International Hostel. Instead, it will be processed by phone (01 830 4555), email ( or through our online membership portal

All Wednesday night functions, unless otherwise stated take place in room 102, Dublin International Hostel, 61 Mountjoy Street, Dublin 7.

Bus No. 38, 46A and 120 from the City Centre to the door.


Wednesday 6th September 2017

Walk from Herbert Park to Sandymount along the Dodder.

Meet: Outside the American Embassy @7 p.m.

Wear: Comfortable shoes

Bring: Rainwear

Organisers: Pat O’Farrell


Wednesday 13h September 2017

Dun Laoghaire.

Meet: Outside Dun Laoghaire Dart Station @7 p.m.

Wear: Comfortable shoes

Bring: Rainwear

Leader: Christine Farren


Wednesday 20th September 2017

Welcome back night – meet and greet our members and prospective members.

Come along with your favourite images on USB sticks and share them.

Admission: free


Wednesday 27th September 2017

Club night.

Bring down your camera and laptop and help will be available.

N.B.: Entries for the new six monthly League should be handed in between 7:30 pm and 8:00 pm rules in respect of the 2017/2018 league attached.


Saturday 23rd September 2017

Gardens at Festina Lente, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Private historical and horticultural tour of the gardens for An Óige group.

Charge: €3 per person.

Photographic opportunities. Garden centre on site light refreshments available to purchase.

Time of tour:  2:30pm.

Address of venue: Old Connaught Avenue, Bray.

Parking on site.

Public transport to venue as follows: Dublin bus No. 145 from Kildare St. to Corke Abbey / Old Connaught Avenue. Walk to the Gardens along old Connaught Avenue takes 35 minutes approx.

Organiser: Mary Chambers

P.S.: Mary will be unable to attend due to an ankle injury. Marie McDonnell will stand in for her.



Other items of interest


Photography weekend  Friday 29th  – 30th  September 2017

Arnold’s Hotel, Dufanaghy, Co. Donegal hosted by award winning professional photographer, Stanley Matchett FRPS. with his wife Maureen.

For further details contact Maureen Matchett e-mail


Beginners Course in Photography

On 7 Tuesday nights from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm commencing on 24th October 2017 numbers limited to 10 people. For further information contact Peter Gallagher L.I.P.P.A. by e-mail:; TEL: (087)2469883.

To book ring An Óige TEL: (01) 8826700.

Booking open 1st September 2017.



Slide shows, Digital shows, photographic lectures suggestions for photographic outing,  etc. Contact Marie McDonnell if you can help.

TEL: (01)8377411 (H) or (01) 8826702 An Óige Afternoons.


Membership fees for 2017

The membership subscription for the Photographic Group is €25. Please note that membership of An Óige is a pre-requisite for joining the photographic group. Membership fees for An Óige are as follows: €25 for those over 25 years, €15 for those under 25 years and €45 for families.