Personal talks available on the following subjects. These can be tailored to your needs.

 

'The Spanish Armada'

The story of the Spanish Armada,  the main characters involved and the tragedies which befell many of the Spanish ships including the 'Le Girona' which foundered at the Giants Causeway. A clear and simple presentation with locations and visuals.

 

'Saint Patrick in North Antrim'

Beyond the myth and to the person and his rooted connections in north Antrim. A visual presentation of the locations and the stories surrounding his footprints along the north coast.

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'The Norman Invasion of Ulster'

The story of John de Courcy, his invasion and the legacy he began in Ulster. Accompanied by a visual presentation with stories, facts and locations which echo the Norman period in Ulster.

 

'The MacDonnell's of North Antrim'

A name synonymous  with the north Antrim coast and the power struggle of this area during the 1500s. But who were they, where did they come from and how did they gain control of this part of Ulster. Accompanied by  visuals of locations and stories relating to key periods in the clans history.

 

'A Visual Journey of North Antrim'

 A personal photographic journey through north Antrim with some history, heritage, culture and folk legends.

 

'Some Famous Ulster Americans'

I have always been fascinated by the impact that people from here have had throughout the world and in particular America. So I have compiled a visual talk around those who have ancestral roots that trace back to County Antrim and surrounding counties.

 

'All in the Eye'

Having used a camera for over fifty years and professionally for forty,  I thought it might be interesting and informative to put my own personal view of photography into a presentation and talk. This combines many topics and trends in photography with a glimpse into working with clients and artists. Interspersed with practical photographic tips that have been learnt the hard way.