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Top 20 Glastonbury Festival Tips – Get the Most out of your Glastonbury Festival Experience

I have been to Glastonbury 3 times, 2013, 2015 and 2016 and I even played 2 of the official stages in 2015. The Glastonbury Festival is an amazing experience and lack of pre-planning can affect your enjoyment. These are my Glastonbury Tips for before, during and after...

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...

Cat The Play Returns to Waterford – Book CAT THE PLAY Now…

Cat The Play, a tongue-in-cheek homage to musical theatre. A fictitious account of Dave the Cat, sacked from the CATS the musical minutes before curtain up. The play returns to Waterford in July 2019.

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...

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Travel & Lifestyle

Top 10 Things to Do in Hong Kong

Top 10 Things to Do in Hong Kong

Top 10 Things to Do in Hong Kong Hong Kong City Guide I love Hong Kong. I have been there 5 times and every time I have learned something new about the city or tried a new experience there. There is a lot to do and there are many city guides out there but this is my...

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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.