Wild Atlantic Way Driving Route, Ireland’s West Coast

Wild Atlantic Way Driving Route The Wild Atlantic Way is a designated section of the West coast of Ireland. It's tagline is that you can 'Explore 9 counties along this unforgettable coastal touring route to enjoy breathtaking scenery and exceptional...

Christopher Robin & Pooh Bear Movie Review

I think everyone grew up with the cuddly character of Pooh Bear. This Pudgy looking bear loved honey, hated heffalumps and had spelling as good as lol cats. Over the past few years there have been a few movies about Pooh Bear , the most recent being...

Delicious homemade pizza recipe

If you are looking for a tasty meal or snack to share then you can’t go too far wrong with a homemade pizza. This is my own homemade pizza recipe. It includes a pizza base recipe and a pizza sauce recipe.

Ireland & The News

Support Solas Cancer Care Waterford – Film for Life 2018

Support Solas Cancer Care Waterford – Film for Life 2018

Film for Life is in it’s second year. This year, I decided to give it a go; not in the area of photography (being the camera) rather as an actor. Over the past 6 weeks rehearsing and filming, I have been involved in acting out a scene from a famous movie.

This years movie is The Hangover and I play Phil, the Bradley Cooper character. 

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Travel & Lifestyle

Web & Technology

How to setup WordPress caching and image optimisation your website

How to setup WordPress caching and image optimisation your website

I recently ran a Google test on my site to check how friendly my site was. This test checks how fast your site loads and gives a percentage score so you know how good or bad your website ranks. When I checked www.shanemcdonald.ie I got a score of 32%. I knew I had to do something as Google could use page speed as a ranking factor. I did some research into WordPress caching plugins and found some interesting information.

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Contact Me - Drop Me a Line

If you wish to contact me, my email is simply webmaster @ ShaneMcDonald.ie – also don’t forget to connect on social media if you wish via @mrshanemcdonald on Twitter, @shanemcdonald on Instagram and my photography channels which are @shanesphoto on both Twitter and Instagram or Google Shane McDonald Photography.