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Why Would You Do That?

Just because I post a photo on the Internet, it does not give anyone the right to grab a copy and use it on their own site.  It certainly does not give anyone the right to edit that image and remove it's watermark! Why do I say this?  Well, a Music, Art, Film and Food print/online magazine here in Ireland did just that with one of my images. Was I annoyed when I saw the image on their site?  Yes!  Was I even more annoyed when I realised just what they had done?  Oh hell yes!! I contacted the editor of the magazine and got the 'oh it was the intern' excuse.  That's not a valid excuse.  If they are an intern, they are there to learn under your guidance, you should have noticed the issue.  The buck stops with you, the editor. Back in 2018, the European Court of Justice ruled that you the consent of the photographer if you wish to use their work online. The judges said: “The posting on a website of a photograph that was freely accessible on another website with the consent

Instagram Stories - Part 8

71 to 80... I'm not going to lie folks, this is getting difficult. I reckon I'll make it to 90, after that, it's anyone's guess. As always, check out the artists, check out the Spotify playlist and then go buy their music, merch and tickets! Susan O'Neill Lavengro Junior Brother PowPig Steve Wickham Montauk Hotel Saarloos Kila Gary Tiernan Laux

Instagram Stories - Part 7

I made a mistake... I seem to have missed out on these Instagram stories!  No idea where these fit it to the whole project, but sure feck it, just  check them out on the Spotify and then go see them live and buy their music and merch! Corner Boy Ciaran Moran Laura Mulcahy I Draw Slow Whipping Boy Ultan Conlon Temper-Mental MissElayneous Tracy Gallagher Ailbhe Reddy Luka Bloom

Instagram Stories - Part 6

61 to 70... I wonder can I make it to 100 without any repeats? As always, check out these amazing artists. Most are on the Spotify Playlist . Oh and go see them live and buy their music and merch! Mike Hanrahan Ross Breen Mango x Mathman Bolanow Brawl Brand New Dead Things Daithi Graham Sweeney Imelda May David Kitt Pillow Queens

2019 MJs

Normally, at the end of the year, I put together a few collages from the gigs I've been to throughout the year. This year I thought I'd try something different, so ladies and gentlemen, I give you the first ever MJs! I think they are rather self explanatory, so I'll not even try to explain them! Check them out below:

2019-12-22 Christmas Concert - Main Street Food Bank

I nearly forgot about this... It was a last minute decision to go, mainly because I only found out about it at the last minute, but it was in aid of a local food bank in my home town, so... Yeah, that's a good cause. Just on that, how the hell do we need food banks in modern day Ireland??? Anyway, I got to see Gemma Cox , Davie Furey and Sina Theil perform, so not only was it a good cause, but it was a good night of music also! Check out the photos below: Gemma Cox Davie Furey Sina Theil