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Postal Deadlines: Christmas 2021

Postal Deadlines: Christmas 2021

This is the earliest I've ever written this blog post as we are expecting a busy Christmas season, thankfully! Unfortunately, international postal times are still experiencing some issues, so we advise you to buy and post as early as possible. We really appreciate you buying SIAR and sending to your friends and loved ones in Ireland and around the world. We're happy to gift wrap and include any messages on a SIAR card with your order, just add 'gift wrap & card' at checkout, along with your message and we'll use our best handwriting! Post last updated: 27/10/2021 Post & Courier Orders We ship all our orders -...

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Christmas Markets 2021

Christmas Markets 2021

Christmas is coming - Tá an Nollaig ag teacht! This year we're delighted to be popping up at a number of Markets in county Clare. At these, we'll have a section of SIAR prints, notebags, totebags, cards, Trá candle and SIAR Gift Sets available for sale. We'll also be taking orders for any items we don't have with us, which we can post or deliver locally. We'll also be offering 'click and collect', so if you order from our online shop, we can have it ready for you to collect at a particular market. Where & when to find us: November 21st November, 11am-1pm...

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We're Finalists!! The Irish Made Awards 2021

We're Finalists!! The Irish Made Awards 2021

We are thrilled to share that SIAR Photography is a Finalist in the Home category of the Irish Made Awards 2021 by Irish Country Magazine - and we we need your help! Being Irish made is central to SIAR Photography, so we are proud to be considered for this category alongside some truly amazing makers and businesses.  The Irish Made Awards received almost 400 entries this year, the largest they've ever had, and after judging there are 116 finalists across 10 categories. There were 19 leading industry experts involved as judges in the process so far but now it's over to the public!  Winners will be decided...

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Saint Patrick's Day 2021

Saint Patrick's Day 2021

Saint Patrick's Day is a day filled with tradition and culture in Ireland. A day when family and friends meet to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland.  The Saint Patrick's Day parade in Ennis is a long standing tradition and I have gone from walking in it with my local GAA Club and Irish Dancing school to photographing the participants for local media outlets. The Ennis parade is not just a celebration of Saint Patrick and Ireland but it is a union of the cultures that play a massive part in the community of Ennis. Over the years I have...

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SIAR 2021 Calendar | Places & Stories

behind the photo calendar

SIAR 2021 Calendar | Places & Stories

Every year since 2014 I create and curate a yearly calendar of SIAR original photos to help us get through the year. Sometimes the calendar is all landscape images, other years it has been county Clare only or a mix of Clare and Cork - it's very holistic, as it really is a collection of my favourite images from the year before. We made a forced design choice this year to omit the locations of each photograph to maximise the space for each photo, so we wanted to share each month's location and a little on the story behind the shot here. January -...

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