Brian is a freelance photojournalist based in the Northwest. His immense talent for story telling is not only evident through his visual imagery but is also beautifully crafted through his words
Ducks & swan – 6 x 4 inch print
Brian’s work appears regularly in national, international and local newspapers. Since 2003 Brian has lived on the borders of Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon having left Dublin following a career as a staff photographer and photo editor with Independent Newspapers. His work in the Northwest is very much based on life in the region and is often in collaboration with the journalist and Irish Times contributor Marese McDonagh. Besides his photojournalism, Brian has also developed work doing production photography with theatre groups, musicians, writers and community groups. He is also a contributor to the RTE Radio 1 programme, Sunday Miscellany.
In 2017 Leitrim County Council presented Brian with a Leitrim Arts Award in recognition of his “outstanding contribution to the arts”. Last year he was selected as Artist in the Community through the Leitrim Arts Office programme and collaborated with the Mohill Photography club on a very successful project titled Portrait of an Irish town. Brian has won several Press Photographers awards in the portrait, arts, picture essay and politics categories
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