Better Watch the Late Late Show!

Ray D’Arcy is going to be on The Late Late Show plugging the new US “photos of Ireland” book!
How do I know? Well, I was in the kitchen this afternoon taking a break with a cup of tea and a sandwich, talking to Jacinta and I got a call on my mobile.

I wasn’t expecting a call, and it was a private number so imagine my surprise when the voice at the other end said, “Hi this is Ray D’Arcy.” I was incredulous and didn’t believe him, but yes, it was Ray from Today FM!

It seems that a couple of my photos made the cut and will appear in the new book! There’s also a small chance that one of them will be shown on national television tomorrow night.

Am I excited? I’m very happy :)

12 thoughts on “Better Watch the Late Late Show!

  1. Sorry Bob, Ray did say that he thought, “that Bob Monkhouse fella is too handsome to put in the book”. I pleaded with him but he wouldn’t hear of it.

    Thanks :)

  2. Wow, hey, congrats dude! Makes me green now the fact that I didn’t get out that day to take anything, but seriously thrilled for you, and I feel so privileged to have had such a famous and esteemed photographer as yourself hold my camera and endorse it as such a nice piece of kit. Now, to find those images you took with it and get them primed for ebay…..

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  4. Fantastic news…did they tell you which ones were chose….really interested to see..I’m assuming theyll put a selection of them online? Again, very exciting, congrats ;o)

  5. Oh well, didn’t get my photo on the Late Late. I feared as much, it being a candid shot and all! I just loved the photo of the child in the air, and the black and white one taken in the retirement home. Wow.

  6. cheers Matt.. I didnt get a call… but I did get published in the Sunday Independent :) Had I gotten a call from the man himself I would likely be occupying a bed in the cardiac ward of some hospital.

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