Street Photography

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Sunday 28th October.
The leaders of  The SSE Airtricity 2017 Dublin Marathon on Templeogue Rd, Terenure.

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Bernard Rotich won with a time of  2-15-52

The 150mm telephoto lens gives a false impression of little room between runners.

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Natalia Lehonkova won with a time of 2-28-58 Followed by Ashu Kasim 2-34-55.

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The 2017  Marathon seemed to be well organised and roadways were quickly cleaned afterwards.

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Donal Troddyn Certainly wins first prize for effort. Wonderful!

October update . The fight for repeal continues.

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24th September.

Despite rain and a bus strike, thousands of concerned, caring people attend another ‘Repeal the 8th’ march in Dublin. The same day saw marches in cities right across Europe.
*Shot with a Nikon AF-S DX 35mm f/1.8G, for exposure and depth of field on a dull day*

 

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Some earlier meaningful images.

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Ireland celebrates It’s same-sex marriage referendum success but continues to retain
the eighth amendment of the Constitution Act 1983.
The UN criticised Ireland’s stance on abortion saying. “The Committee reiterates its previous concern regarding the highly restrictive circumstances under which women can lawfully have an abortion in the State party owing to article 40.3.3 of the Constitution and its strict interpretation by the State party.

10 July 2013

While in Kildare street I spot an amazing  Devil placard.

Devil placard bearer appeared to edge  in amongst the pro-choice people at the Dail.

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Protestors react to The Devil placard  Dublin 2013

 

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A Garda reasons with the placard bearer.

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Pro choice Campaigners take back their space at the Dail.

Irish RTE  television news reported holy water being thrown.Holy water bottle

 

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Pro-choice people and others protest  after the needless death of Savita Halappanavar.

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Ivan and George in Grafton Street.Ivan left Newstalk  2016

Welcome back Ivan…


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