News and photography awards

I am pleased to announce that my photos have won a small number of awards in the last year. Of special note was the winning in all three Speleological Union of Ireland’s photo competitions at the Annual SUICRO symposium, held in Clare in October 2016. The categories were Best Irish Photos, Best Foreign Photos and Best Humorous Photos. The competition was judged by the uniquely talented Robbie Shone and I was honoured to be chosen to win first and second prizes in all three categories. The winning photos from the first two categories are below; I’ve not included the humorous photos as they are fairly X-rated!

Irish Category

First place:
Polnagossan, Co. Cavan, 2016.

Second place:
Lower Cradle, Co. Fermanagh, 2016.

Foreign Category

First place:
Pirogosh Cave, Albania, 2016.

Second place:
Pirogosh Cave, Albania, 2016.

Stay tuned for the up-coming feature page on the Irish-Albanian expedition of 2016. In other news, while it’s been some some time since I last updated my blog I am pleased to report the site has had over 21,000 views since its inception in June 2014. Hope to see it stay busy over the next while!

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