Photographic Group Events


Programme of Events – January 2018


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 3rd January 2018

Wild Lights at Dublin ZOO

An outing to photograph this must-see experience. If you have not already booked tickets, please contact Dublin ZOO and book your ticket online by e-mailing:

Meet: At the terminus of the 46a Bus, at the North Circular Road Entrance Gate to the Phoenix Park @4.15pm.

Wear: Warm clothes and hiking boots or shoes.

Bring: Camera (no tripods allowed).

Organiser: Marie McDonnell

Wednesday 10th January 2018 @8 p.m.

“My Wildlife Story”

A presentation by Ita Martin (Malahide Camera Club).

Admission including tea & biscuits €3.

 Wednesday 17th January 2018.

“Strolling through Dublin City”

4 Audio Presentations by Brian O’Neill.

Admission including tea & biscuits €3.

Wednesday 24th January 2018 @8.30pm.

Club Night

Please bring down any Christmas Images you have taken for showing to-night, on cd or usb stick or on a camera card.

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

Admission free including tea & biscuits.                                                                                

Wednesday 31st January 2018.

Six Monthly League Competition No.4

Novices, intermediates and advanced photographers are urged to attend to-night and learn from the judge’s comments on the entries submitted on the 24th January 2018.

Admission free including tea & biscuits.           

Dates for your Diary

Saturday 20th January

Regional Round of the I.P.F. Photographer of the Year and the Nature Photographer of the year Competitions.

Venue: The Grand Hotel, Malahide from 10am to 6pm. See you there!

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 (086) 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.