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Tips to Improve your Twitter Account

Easy Twitter Tips to improve your Twitter account I have been on Twitter 10 years now (as of April 21st 2019) and over the past 7 years I have come to love the platform. For me,​ Twitter is a source of news, opinion and interesting articles as well as the odd...

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.

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