Gary’s new exhibition will be photographic first

Gary’s new exhibition will be photographic first


Gary Collins

A special and unique selection of photos will be exhibited next week in Ennis featuring the work of award-winning photographer Gary Collins.

The exhibition will the first to feature photos of some of Co Clare’s World Champion Irish dancers. Gary, from Newmarket-on-Fergus, is himself a former member of the Lord of The Dance troupe.

Each dancer was photographed in motion and features them performing their own signature step.

The champion dancers include Michael Donnellan, Zoe Griffin, Anthony Sharkey, James Devine, Keeva Corry and Gary Collins.

The exhibition will run from August 14th to 21st to coincide with Fleadh Cheoil Na hÉireann and will held in the Allied Irish Bank branch in Ennis.

The official launch will take place at 6.30pm on August 17th.

Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.