Tag Archives: Monasterevin

Now I’m Excited

I never imagined I would have gotten this far, so you could just imagine my suprise, when I saw the email from the Irish Blog Awards telling me that I had made it as a finalist in the ‘Best PhotographyBlog’. … Continue reading

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Dylans first day

Its really hard to believe that our youngest son Dylan just went off to his first day of school. Its a bit of a milestone for us and even though i took the day of work, it will be strange … Continue reading

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Yew Tree Cemetery

It’s been a long while since I have featured my town, Monasterevin in my Ruin hunting. You may remember my previous articles on The Hulk, Passlands Cemetery or indeed the two piece exclusive essay I did for Life in Russia … Continue reading

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My Photoblog Adventure 2014, A year in review Part 2

I had planned on posting this yesterday, but the madness of yesterdays celebrations did not afford me the chance to finish it. And so too part two of my adventures for the last six months of 2014. July kicked off … Continue reading

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My Photoblog Adventure 2014, A year in review Part 1

With 2014 drawing to a close, we come to the end of yet another year. The last few days I have  been spending some time reflecting on a lot of stuff. Although the last couple of months have seen a … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

T’was the night before Christmas, And the Kids are still up, I am skipping the usual Re-work Wednesday for today, hey its Christmas. So as is a tradition, im sharing a few shots from the Mooney family Christmas Tree. All … Continue reading

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A Touch of Christmas – Monochrome Madness Challenge

So with this being the last MMC before Christmas, the challenge for this week was to add a splash of colour. An easy task, you would think! So with the festive season in full swing,I had this great idea to … Continue reading

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Re-work Wednesday 50

During the week I was browsing through my archives, reminiscing about some summer time images to counteract the current dark and dreary days we are experiencing. I came across this shot of Ryan, and I wondered how it would look in … Continue reading

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Lloyd the Elf

Well the christmas season has well and truely kicked in, which is probably why I have’nt been out exploring as much as I would normaly. Last year the Mooney house recieved a special visitor for December in the form of … Continue reading

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Rifle Volley – Monochrome Madness Challenge

This week I dug deep into the archives to revive this image from 20012. Taken  during a Civil War Re-inactment at the Venice of Ireland Festival in my hometown of Monasterevin. The entire performance was staged by our very own, Lord … Continue reading

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