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SIAR 2021 Calendar | Places & Stories

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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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Atlantic Tales | Clare FM | SIAR Photography

Atlantic Tales | Clare FM | SIAR Photography

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Pat Flynn of Clare FM for their Atlantic Tales series on Clare entrepreneurs. With social distancing rules in place, we met in the car park of Clare FM for our chat. Pat and I spoke about my introduction to photography and the process of turning my hobby and passion into a business. We spoke on the decision to go from the secure job as an accountant to running two photography businesses in the forms of Gary Collins Photography & SIAR Photography. We also discussed the impact of Covid-19 on both businesses and how...

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Order & Postal Dates | Christmas 2020

Order & Postal Dates | Christmas 2020

Good news, 2020 has already been our busiest Christmas season ever! With the impact of Covid-19 restrictions, more people than ever are buying online and we really appreciate those of you buying SIAR and sending to your loved ones in Ireland and around the world. With national and international postal systems also busier than ever, please shop in time for Christmas so gifts are delivered for the festive season. We're also more than happy to include any messages on a SIAR greeting card with your order (complementary), just let us know in the 'Add a note to your order' section and I'll use my best...

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Where to buy SIAR | Christmas 2020

Where to buy SIAR | Christmas 2020

With the move of retail online until the 1st of December (hopefully) due to Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions, we're pleased to share where else you can purchase SIAR Photography - online and via collection, along with gift vouchers. Shop  Neighbourhood Food - Ennis Market | Shop Ennis Market - Shop SIAR  The market opens every Friday to order until midnight Tuesday & collection is on Thursday from McHugh's on Parnell Street, Ennis.  Shop a selection of our A4 SIAR prints at Neighbourhood Food, Ennis.  Gift Vouchers Clare Gift Card - Buy Card Online Support the Clare home team – every €10 spent in county...

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Nollaig 2020 | Christmas Collection

Nollaig 2020 | Christmas Collection

Good news alert!  Alongside our existing print collections, we're proud to add a small range of notebooks, cards and tote bags all bearing SIAR images to our online shop. These, along with our 2021 calendar and gift vouchers make up our (first ever!) Nollaig 2020 Christmas Collection.2020 has been a roller-coaster - as we expected when launching this company late in 2019, add in the Coronavirus though and what a year it's been! Our plans have changed but while we're smaller than hoped, we're delighted to expand our range to lifestyle products - which wasn't on our 2020 agenda. To thank...

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