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Solas Cancer Care Waterford – Film for Life 2019

Solas Cancer Care - Film for Life 2019 Solas Film for Life 2019 is the third year of this Movie based fundraiser. Last year I entered the Film for Life fundraiser and over 6 weeks rehearsing and filming we acted out a scene from a famous movie. Last year's movie was...

Loko – Dog Friendly​ Restaurant, Waterford

Loko Restaurant Review: Dog-Friendly Restaurant, Waterford Loko is located on the Dunmore Road in Waterford on the same spot as Ardkeen Stores. It is quite a large restaurant which spans over three floors. The decor is very trendy indeed with lots of quirky and...

FlightRadar24 Vs Plane Finder, Flight Tracking iPhone Apps

A few years ago when I got my first iPhone, I downloaded two Aircraft Tracking iPhone Apps. These flight tracking apps were FlightRadar24 and Plane Finder. The smartphone air traffic apps allow you to track the position, height, speed, Squawk Code, Aircraft type,...

360 Cookhouse – Pet Friendly​ Restaurant in Co. Waterford

360 Cookhouse: Dog-Friendly Restaurant Dungarvan, Co. Waterford - Restaurant Review One of the hardest things in Ireland to find is a dog-friendly restaurant. Unlike in the UK, most Irish restaurants will not allow a dog to enter its premises. We are very lucky and...

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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Reviews & Opinion

Christopher Robin & Pooh Bear Movie Review

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 lolcats. Over the past few years, there have been a few movies about Pooh Bear, the most recent being Goodbye Christopher...

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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.ie on Instagram and my photography channels which are @shanesphoto on both Twitter and Instagram or Google Shane McDonald Photography.