Category Archives: Street Photography

Re-work Wednesday 14

  For this week, I am going back yet again to another image from 2011 and the local Re-enactment group Lord Edward’s Own. Aside from my regular ruin hunting, I just love to capture these type of images when I can. I … Continue reading

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Return of The Hulk

No, this is not a post about a green Marvel Super Hero. This is The Hulk, as it is known locally in my town of Monasterevin. A massive Georgian House which sits just outside the town adjacent the Hazel Hotel. … Continue reading

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Re-work Wednesday 11

So this week, I decided to try something a little bit different from the norm. This shot was taken last year during the annual Venice of Ireland Festival in Monasterevin. In the image surrounding the fully functioning 2 lb cannon are members … Continue reading

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Paddy’s Day Parade 2014

Sadly this year the annual parade and festivities in Monasterevin could not go ahead, hopefully next year the parade will return in full swing. But after the fantastic Irish win in the Six Nations against France, the lack of a … Continue reading

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Re-work Wednesday 8

This week I decided to try something different. Another shot from my early days in 2011 when I honestly had not a clue as to how to use my camera. All I knew was what I wanted my shots to … Continue reading

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Bram Stoker Festival Part 4: Dracula’s Fire Garden…

Finally I am back online, So here is the long awaited Grand Finale of my recent encounters at the Bram Stoker Festival in Dublin exclusivly for thefairytaletraveller. The courtyard at Dublin Castle set the stage for the evenings Spooktacular ‘Dracula’s Fire … Continue reading

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Bram Stoker Festival Part 3: Larry Beau

Part 3 of my recent encounters at the Bram Stoker Festival in Dublin exclusivly for thefairytaletraveller. On stage this time in Barnardo Square, the self proclaimed wandering minstrel Larry Beau. With an entirely acoustic performance of original songs, a strange … Continue reading

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Bram Stoker Festival Part 2: Countess Dracula

Part 2 of my recent encounters at the Bram Stoker Festival. This time a captivating performance by the ‘Angels of the Odd. Telling an original tale about an imaginary connection between Stoker and the Blood Countess Erzebet Bathory, whom appears to him in … Continue reading

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Bram Stoker Festival Part 1:The Vampire Hunt

Well this is my first time to write for another blog, and what a way to start. Please join me as I take you on a journey through the streets and back alleys of Dublin’s fair city, from Cathedral to … Continue reading

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Vampires take over Dublin

”She lives beyond the grace of God, a wanderer in the outer darkness. She is “vampyr”, “nosferatu”. These creatures do not die like the bee after the first sting, but instead grow strong and become immortal once infected by another … Continue reading

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