Great photographs from The Great War

first_imgTwitter NewsGreat photographs from The Great WarBy Rose Rushe – June 17, 2015 1224 Previous article€100 million investment for Vistakon in PlasseyNext articleFilm Trilogy’s last shoot for July Rose Rushehttp://www.limerickpost.ieCommercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post Facebook WhatsApp Printcenter_img Ypres WW1 Battlefield Cavalry transporting artillery shells through muddy terrainAN exhibition by pioneering Irish photographer Fr Francis Browne depicting the lives of soldiers on battlefields of the First World War will be launched by Kevin Myers at Hunt Museum on Thursday, July 9, 6pm.This will be followed on Friday July 10 at 1pm by Myers, authority on WWI, giving a talk on ‘Fr Browne, Limerick and Ireland’s Great War’. No. 69 O’Connell Street is venue.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Speaking of the priest who took the last photographs on board Titanic and later served as army chaplain, winning the Military Cross with the Irish Guards, Myers said that he “came from a Cork merchant family, longstanding grandees who had lots of money. This enabled them to spend a fortune on photographs and photography collections, which was a very expensive business then”.Fr Francis Browne was awarded the Military Cross while army chaplain“Fr Browne had the most uncanny eye and he was a genius behind the camera. He had a wonderful sense of life, sense of perspective and his work looks as if he had been painting”.“He was an Irish man, a warrior, a Jesuit and much loved by his men. His other great ability was to conjure a work of art out of nothing”.Upwards of 5,000 photographs have survived; some 38 will exhibit in Limerick, in collaboration with Cavan County Museum. Email Linkedin Advertisementlast_img read more

Video: storm whips up seven foot of foam on Bundoran shorefront

first_imgNews Twitter Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Google+ Facebook Facebook Twitter WhatsApp WhatsApp Renewed calls for full-time Garda in Kilmacrennan By News Highland – February 4, 2014 There was an unusual side effect of recent stormy weather in Bundoran as the seafront was submerged in foam.Seven feet of foam was whipped up by high tides and gale force winds which reaching 90kmph.Videos have now emerged showing the extent of the unusual phenomenon.Click below!center_img Google+ Pinterest Previous articleIndependent Senator claims lending could be curbed in 14 Donegal credit unionsNext articlePolice attacked as they respond to disturbance in the Nailors Row area of Derry News Highland Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Video: storm whips up seven foot of foam on Bundoran shorefront Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic last_img read more