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The Draft House

Recently I had the pleasure of working with The Draft House based in the stunning surf village of Strandhill, Co. Sligo. This spot has so much to offer its customers and knows how to keep us happy. It is a big contributor to the Sligo food trail and food scene currently happening in the West. The interiors of this place are to die for, you find local artwork on the walls, swings in front of a wood burning fire and showers out the back for after...
August 19, 2016 No Comments

Vietnam you have my heart | Food Photography Ireland |

  On the 25th of February I took a flight to Vietnam and had the pleasure of traveling around this beautiful country for five weeks. Landing into the madness of Ho Chi Minh City I found the energy I had been craving. Exploring this place with my camera was a dream come true. There was so much food and cooking happening all around me. The most delicious street food and colourful food markets were nothing short of a visual...
April 28, 2016 No Comments

Lens and Larder - Food styling and Photography Retreat

Lens & Larder is a series of creative learning retreats organised my the amazing Cliodhna Prendergast from breaking eggs and Imen Mc Donnell from Modern Farmette. Last November, I attended a Lens and Larder retreat in the depths of Connemara. A group of eleven of us were taught by the fabulous Andrea Gentl, Martin Hyers , Susan Spungen. I feel like the luckiest girl to have had the opportunity to spend time and learn from these...
April 15, 2016 No Comments

Pudding Row | Food photographer & Food styling | Ireland

Pudding Row. First off, I'd like to apologise for my lack of blogging of late, I realise it has been somewhat non-existent. However, I've been working on loads of fun and exciting projects in the West of Ireland and I cant wait to share them all with here we go.... There is a new energy brewing in the West at the moment, it is something I have been feeling giddy about - Sligo truly is turning into a serious foodie hub. All the...
November 26, 2015 No Comments

Fishing off the West Coast | Food Photography Ireland

Fishing off the West Coast | Food Photography Ireland You know you have reached your late late twenties when you are spending your Saturday night on a fishing boat off the West Coast of Ireland. A group of us headed out with the Ewings boat charters around 6 o'clock and spent three hours being thrown around the boat catching large amounts of mackerel and pollock.               This was not the easiest environment for...
August 4, 2015 No Comments

Sweet Beat Cafe | Food Photography Ireland

Sweet Beat Cafe | Food Photography Ireland Sweet Beat Cafe, what can I say, it is a amazing addition to Sligo town and everybody is feeling blessed to have it on their doorstep. A warm welcoming place full of healthy food and great coffee.     Carolanne, one of the sisters who has set up this gem, locally sources for Sweet Beats amazing dishes and her passion for food comes through in each produce that comes into the Sweet...
May 30, 2015 No Comments

Greenhouse Tomato Goodness

Three years ago the idea of visiting Iceland creeped into my mind and never left. It took until now to make it there. Iceland you are a beast. This beautiful dramatic land has filled me with inspiration and amazement. My brain is now running a million miles a hour.     A highlight from this trip was visiting a Greenhouse full to the brim with tomatoes. These are cultivated all year round using the latest technology, in an...
March 2, 2015 No Comments

Pomegranate and Parsley Barley Salad | Food Photography Ireland

Pomegranate and Parsley Barley Salad | Food Photography Ireland      Myself, Green Warrior and a few friends took a trip to a beautiful garden tucked away in North Sligo. This garden belongs to the talented Grainne Mac Laughlin  and her husband Tom Callery. Located here is their Pottery Studio and Shop. Well worth a visit!  Over the last while Green Warrior has been teaching more and more about food, the girl is a wealth...
February 20, 2015 No Comments

Spring Salad with Green Warrior | Food Photography Ireland

Spring Salad with Green Warrior | Food Photography Ireland Spring how are you doing?  You are looking well. Spring is one of my favourite times of the year, one can only get giddy at the thought of new life and better weather.  Myself  and Green Warrior  took a trip around the North West to gather  the finest ingredients for this tasty spring salad. We collected some salad leaves from the Organic Centre, Rossinver, Co. Leitrim. We wanted...
February 10, 2015 No Comments

January's Finest Detox 
Infused Water | Food Photography Ireland

January's Finest Detox 
Infused Water | Food Photography Ireland 20 days into January…but it's only now that I feel I've finally got my ducks in a row…situation back to normal. To brighten up your new healthy lifestyle, here is January's finest detox infused water. I had the pleasure of working with Green Warrior, Sligo's plant based food company, in order to bring you this delicious refreshment. In the words of...
January 20, 2015 No Comments