Light Painting Photography at Portumna Abbey 26th September 2013

Photography outing by Birr Photography Group to Portumna Abbey, County Galway, Ireland to try “Light Painting” on Thursday 26th September 2013. Advertisements

“Steel Wool Sparks” Photography in Portumna 19th September 2013

Photography outing by Birr Photography Group to Portunma Marina, County Galway on 19th September 2013 to photograph “Steel Wool Sparks”. Thanks to Donie for swinging the “hot steel”. (Click on thumbnail for Gallery).

Birr Union Workhouse Conference 7th September 2013

A Conference on the historically significant Birr Workhouse was organised by Birr Historical Society in Birr Theatre and Arts Centre on 6th and 7th September 2013. Birr Workhouse designed by George Wilkinson was opened in 1842 just 3 years before the Irish famine. Its function as an Institution was to deal with poverty by providing … Continue reading

“Steel Wool Photography” Shoot 29th August 2013

Birr Photography Group photo shoot at Portumna Marina, County Galway, Ireland to try “Steel Wool Sparks Photography”. It was a brilliant night out with some amazing images taken.

“Birr Union Workhouse” Photography Exhibition Launch 18th August 2013.

The official opening of Birr Photography Group’s “Birr Union Workhouse” Exhibition by local historian Margaret Hogan on Sunday 18th August in Birr Theatre and Arts Centre, Oxmantown Mall, Birr. All the photographers from Birr Photography Group with historian Margaret Hogan and Workhouse owner Finbar McLoughlin. (Click on a thumbnail for Gallery).

“Birr Union Workhouse” Photography Exhibition 17th August 2013

“BIRR UNION WORKHOUSE” A Photographic Exhibition by BIRR PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP   “Birr Union Workhouse” a photographic exhibition by Birr Photography Group was showing at Birr Theatre and Arts Centre, Oxmantown Mall, Birr from 17th August until 1st September. The official opening by local historian Margaret Hogan was on Sunday 18th August at 7pm. Birr Union … Continue reading

“A Sense of Irishness” Photography Exhibition 2nd August 2013

“A Sense of Irishness” A Photographic Exhibition by BIRR PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP. “A Sense of Irishness”photographic exhibition by Birr Photography Group was showing at Craughwell’s Bar, Castle Street, Birr during August as part of the 45th Annual Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival 2013. The photographers brief was to create light hearted images that portrayed a … Continue reading

“Shadows” Photo Theme Night 25th July 2013

Photo Theme Night on the topic “Shadows” in Craughwell’s Pub, Castle Street, Birr, County Offaly,Ireland.

“Art Documentation” Photography Workshop 27th June 2013

Thursday 27th June 2013 Craughwell’s Pub, Castle Street, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland. Demonstration and Workshop on “How to Photograph Art” by Bill Mcloughlin based on the knowledge he gained at the photography course at Birr Theatre by Tim Durham.