Photographic Group Events


Programme of Events – April 2017

All Wednesday 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. There is a carpark to the rear of the hostel.

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


  • Wednesday 5th April 2017 @8pm

Club Night

In preparation for our forthcoming Annual Photographic Exhibition members should bring down their photographs with mounting boards and cardboard large enough to cover back of mount, also spray mount and cellotape.

Barney Champion LIPF and other club members will be available to help out on the night.

Admission: Free (includes tea and biscuits).


  • Wednesday 12th April 2017 @8pm

“Moscow and St. Petersburg”

Digital presentation by Martin Fagan.

Admission: €3 includes tea & biscuits.


  • Wednesday 19th April 2017 @7.30 – 9pm

Closing date for the receipt of entries for our 79th Annual Photographic Exhibition.


  • Wednesday 26th April 2017

Annual general meeting of An Óige.

Venue: The Church Restaurant, Dublin International Hostel, 61 Mountjoy Street, Dublin 7.

Admission: By presentation of an up-to-date An Óige membership card.


  • Saturday 29th April 2017

Outing to Kilmacurragh Botanical Gardens in Co. Wicklow with plenty of opportunities for photography.

Take Wicklow bus No. 133 from St. Georges Quay (adjacent to Tara Street DART Station) departing at 11am and get off the bus in Ashford at 12.15.

Those travelling by car are requested to meet at the Bus Éireann stop in Ashford at 12.15 as people travelling by bus will need to be transported by car to the gardens.

Admission: Free.

Organiser: Christine Farren.

Café on site.



  • Saturday & Sunday 13th – 14th May 2017

IPF National Club Championships in Mullingar.


  • Tuesday & Wednesday 30th – 31st May 2017

Photography and Mindfulness

A midweek break in Glendalough International Hostel in Wicklow.

Organiser: Peter Gallagher LIPPA.

For further information contact Peter on (087)2469883 or email

To book a place contact Marie McDonnell, tel. (01)8377411 (H) or (01)8826702 (An Óige).


  • Wednesday 21st June 2017 – Sunday 2nd July 2017

79th Annual Photographic Exhibition

Venue: The National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9



People to lead evening walks on Wednesday in May, June, July, August and September.

If you can help contact Marie McDonnell, tel: (01)8377411 OR (01)8826702 (An Óige afternoons).


Rest in Peace

The sympathy of the group is extended to the family of Mary Kenny who died in February 2017. Mary was a member of the group for many years and will be remembered especially for showing us some marvellous walks in the areas of Killiney, Greystones and East Wicklow.


Membership Fees for 2017

The membership subscription for the photographic group is €25

Please note that membership of An Óige is a prerequisite 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.