Photographic Group Events


Programme of Events – February



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

Bus Nos. 38, 46A and 120 from the City Centre to the door. There is a car park to the rear of the hostel.

Wednesday 7th February 2018 @8p.m.

Peter Gallagher’s Photographic Trip to Portugal.

Presentation by Máire Furlong.

Admission including tea & biscuits €3.

Wednesday 14th February 2018 @8p.m.

The Saint Francis Way through Tuscany.

A presentation by Jeremy Perrin from E1 Travel Group.

Admission including tea & biscuits €3.

 Wednesday 21st February 2018 @8.30p.m.

Club Night. Photoshop Edits: Essential but easy.

Presentation by Barney Champion L.I.P.F.

N.B. Entries for the six monthly league competition should be submitted between 7.30 pm and 8pm.

Free admission including tea & biscuits.                                                                                              

Saturday 24th February 2018

Photographic Outing to the National Botanic Gardens to take images for submission in the Botanic Gardens Section of our Annual Photographic Exhibition.

Meet: In the reception of the National Botanic Gardens @2pm.

Wear: Warm clothes, including hat and gloves and comfortable shoes.

Bring: Camera, tripod and rainwear.

Leader: Marie McDonnell.

Wednesday 28th February 2018 @8pm.

Six Monthly League Competition No.5

Novices, intermediate and advanced photographers are urged to attend tonight in order to learn from the judge’s comments on the entries submitted on the 21st February 2018.

Free admission including tea & biscuits.

Dates for your Diary

Friday 16th February & Saturday 17th February 2018

Audio Visual Festival Ballyearle Belfast

Saturday 17th February 2018 & Sunday 18th February 2018

I.P.F. Finals of the Nature Photographer of the Year and I.P.F. Finals of the Photographer of the Year.

Venue: Talbot Hotel, Carlow.

February 20th – 27th February 2018

Photographic Holiday in Portugal for beginners.

Cost: €400 includes accommodation, evening meals, transport from airport and tuition throughout.

Flights to Faro with Aer Lingus not included.

Book your own flights as soon as possible departing @12.50 on 20/02/2018 flight EI494 returning on 27/02/2018 @16.25 on EI495.

For further information and to book on holiday contact Peter Gallagher L.I.P.P.A by text or phone on WhatsApp on (087) 246 9883 or e-mail:


Public Relations Officer for the Photographic Group. This is a voluntary position. The person will be required to recruit new photographic members for the group and to work with them with a view to improving their photographic skills etc.

Those interested should contact Marie McDonnell. Tel (01) 837 7411 (H) or (01) 882 6702 (An Óige afternoons).

Membership fees for 2018

The membership subscription for the Photographic Group is €25, for those over 25 years of age, and €15 for those Under 25 years of age. 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.