Terminal 2, Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport’s magnificent Terminal 2, designed by Pascall+Watson architects, was officially opened by then Taoiseach Brian Cowen in November 2010.

ESB International HQ

The headquarters of ESB International is one of three large modern corporate office space developments known as Dublin Airport Central situated opposite Terminal 2.

Blackrock, County Dublin

I found these two very different buildings sitting alongside each other at Temple Road, Blackrock, perfectly illuminated by late evening sunlight.

Old Central Bank Building, Dublin

The former Irish Central Bank building in Dublin’s Dame Street remains an iconic landmark in the city centre. Designed by the renowned Irish architect Sam Stephenson, it was the focus of much criticism and discontent in 1970s Dublin. Many people disliked the size of the building and felt its appearance was radically out of step with the character of the …

Chupi Sweetman, Jewellery Designer

Chupi needs no introduction to lovers of finely-crafted modern jewellery in Ireland and around the world. As one of Ireland’s most successful jewellery designers, she creates precious handmade rings, necklaces, earrings and bracelets for fashion-conscious customers in no fewer than 64 countries. Chupi – and yes, that is her real name – says her work is the result of being …

Tom Mathews, Artist, Poet, Writer

I’ve been a fan of Tom Mathews for probably forty years since his brilliantly droll cartoons began appearing in magazines and newspapers. Until recently. however, I didn’t realise that he’s also a singer – well, of sorts. This image was shot at one of Paddy Goodwin’s legendary Drogheda gigs which, over the years, have featured a veritable hall-of-fame of Irish rock …

Storm Over Dublin City

Dramatic winter storm clouds sweep in over Dublin City with the certain promise of rain to follow. Two distinctive features of the city skyline are prominent in this dramatic view which was shot from a vantage point north of the city. The Poolbeg chimneys and incinerator stand out, as does the Sugarloaf mountain beyond the city. But the most dominant …

In The Zone

Singer Hughie Friel pauses for a brief moment of reflection at a celebration of the music of The Atrix at the Sugar Club in Dublin. On the cusp of the 1980s, The Atrix was one of the Irish bands deemed most likely to achieve international success. Unfortunately it was not to be. Forty years on, however, they are still fondly …