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Red Bull Cliff Diving on Inis Mór
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Red Bull held the first Irish round of their Cliff Diving World Championships on the island of Inis Mór – I was invited along by the guys at Red Bull to capture some of the atmosphere!                ...

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Clew Bay Overnight Sea Kayaking Trip
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The GKC Crew ventured into the teeth of some pretty nasty weather this weekend and emerged into the gleaming sunday morning light for a second day of paddling on Clew Bay. We managed to sneak up on the Seals this time!...

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Blackrock Divers
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Blackrock Divers

May 27, 2012 by

Blackrock Diving from Christopher Tierney on Vimeo. If the temperatures are anything to go by it would seem that Summer has arrived in Ireland. One of the principal Galwegian summer rituals is a swim at the diving board at Blackrock. One of the most popular municipal facilities (and probably the single most photographed object) in Galway, the diving tower hosts hundreds if not thousands...

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Galwayfest 2012
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Galwayfest 2012

Mar 12, 2012 by

Galwayfest 2012 was a Kayak Freestyle & Whitewater Boatercross competition based in Galway… I caught the action on Sunday on the Boluisce river in...

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rewind | 2011
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rewind | 2011

Jan 24, 2012 by

I decided to make a review video of my year 2011 – it turned out to be a much tougher and more arduous process than I first thought- I went through thousands of clips to condense everything into one three minute video. I’d like to thank everyone who tolerated my constant ducking behind a lens this last year- I hope to do even bigger...

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Sixty Seconds in the Soca Valley
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In April 2010  a brave motley crew of paddlers from Galway Kayak Club set out into the wild got on a plane and sought out the treacherous incredible Soca Valley in Slovenia…. here’s a 60 second trailer for the upcoming documentary trilogy...

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ISKA Streamstown Weekend 2011
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Every year the Irish Sea Kayaking Association have a get-together at Streamstown near Clifden for a family-friendly weekend of sea kayaking, camping and fun. These are my shots from Saturday evening and Sunday....

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Freestyle on the Lower Corrib
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Whenever the tide is low and the Corrib River is running high it forms a series of rapids near the end of Nimmo’s Pier- it’s a world-class freestyle spot that only appears a few times every year. This time, I was...

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Velo!
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Velo!

Jun 26, 2010 by

  I just happened across this cycle race happening in Galway this evening, took a few abstract...

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Galway Powerboat Festival : The P750s
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Since the round-Ireland boats were about as exciting for the Salthill Prom spectators as a tea break on a wet Monday morning….. in Febrary…… during the great depression, I shot the P-750 racers in Salthill as they entertained the gathered...

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Surfing the lower Corrib
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Ali Donald (of Saoirse Na Mara), Donnacha Quilty and some of their buddies put on a real show for the frigid shoppers on Sunday afternoon, surfing on the wave at O’Brien’s Bridge in Galway. I was given a heads up beforehand so arrived with a big bag of camera gear and a lot of warm waterproof clothing. Well worth...

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December Diving
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December Diving

Dec 13, 2009 by

So it’s been two months since I got my diver’s licence, but I hadn’t used it yet. Nor did I get any good underwater pics yet. Time to rectify both those things! I went for a shore dive to 10 meters in the morning with my shiny new Canon Powershot D10, and took a few pics and videos on the way.  The second dive...

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City of the Tribes 2009
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City of the Tribes 2009

Sep 28, 2009 by

City of the Tribes Kayak Race is held annually on the corrib river flowing through the heart of Galway City. This was the 11th year that the race has been held. I took to the water in my own kayak in an effort to capture the competitors as they competed in the 2, 10 and 15 kilometer courses. Please note! These are the best...

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14 Gate Lower Run
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14 Gate Lower Run

Aug 30, 2009 by

Lower Corrib Run from Christopher Tierney on Vimeo. Billy, David & I run the lower Corrib river on 29th of August. Hard to believe the ‘summer’ is just about over… here’s hoping for a sunny September...

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