About the Schools Programme

Longford Schools Photography Programme is Irelands largest and longest running schools photography programme. It is organised and funded by Longford County Council Arts Office and is operated in partnership with all Longford secondary schools.

The programme is facilitated by local photographer Shelley Corcoran. Shelley is a BA Fine Art [Photography] graduate from Dun Laoghaire Institute of Arts, Design and Technology. She has established her own practice in Longford, she works with the local media and has extensive teaching experience.

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Latest News

Schools News – April

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Mental Health Book Launch with best selling author John Connell opening.

Schools News – March

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Went to Dublin for Mental Health competition and delighted that Ryan from Cnoc Mhuire was chosen as the CEO Choice Award.

Video: Learn about the Schools Photography Programme

This short video gives an overview of the schools programme.

Annual Exhibition

Each year we hold an annual exhibition where the best of the students’ work is exhibited.

Our Print Publications

Since the schools programme launched, we have produced four books.


Connections is our latest publication. Students reflect on and interpret the Five Ways Of Wellbeing through the power of the camera lens… Read more

Bang Bang She Shot Me

The 100- page book is different in its emphasis on fun and creativity, and is initially aimed at second level students, but can be used by anyone looking to take photography up as a hobby… Read more

Moments in Time

Approximately 100 Transition Year students from Co Longford contributed to a new publication which promotes positive mental health… Read more

Together We’re Stronger

We wanted to portray, visually through art photography, that working together and being together will make each and every one of us stronger, better and enrich our lives… Read more