Gurranabraher Credit Union & Sample-Studios, supported by Cork City Council
Commemoration Fund is delighted to present the third annual PhotoGo community photography competition and exhibition.

Launching on Culture Night 2021, PhotoGo invites members of the community of Cork City’s Northside to take photographs that reflect the theme of ‘Commemorating the Past, Celebrating the Present’ as part of the decade of commemorations. Shortlisted entries will be exhibited in The Lord Mayor’s Pavilion, appear in an online exhibition, commemorative calendar, and be in with a chance to win prizes.

Sample-Studios and Gurranabraher Credit Union will also be working with local primary and secondary schools to offer special PhotoGo photography workshops.

What is PhotoGo?

Following the success of the inaugural PhotoGo Project in 2019 & 2020, Sample-Studios is delighted to partner with Gurranabraher Credit Union to launch the PhotoGo 2021 photo competition. The competition welcomes photos that highlight local areas; Gurranabraher, Knocknaheeny, Holyhill, and Churchfield and celebrate the theme of ‘Commemorating the Past, Celebrating the Present’ as part of the decade of commemorations.

How do I get involved?

Digital photo submissions from members of the community are invited from Friday 17th September 2021, Culture Night, and close at 5pm on the 17th of October. Submissions can be sent as attachments (to, with ‘PhotoGo’ in the subject heading (Max 3 submitted photos per person. Maximum 3MB file size and minimum 300 d.p.i).

If you are a member of a local camera club, please include details of which club you are a member of. A curated selection of submitted photos will be exhibited in a special online exhibition and in the Lord Mayor’s Pavilion in Fitzgerald’s Park during the October Bank Holiday weekend, with prizes for winning entries, kindly sponsored by Gurranabraher Credit Union.   A selection of entries will also be curated and used in the 2021/22 Gurranabraher Credit Union Calendar which is distributed to all members.


The PhotoGo Award prize will be selected by a panel. The Peoples’ Voice award selected by public vote via Gurranbraher Credit Union social media platforms.


Submissions Open: Friday 17th September 2021

Submissions Close: 5pm, Sunday 17th October 2021