Daragh is a photographer who lives and works in Dublin, Ireland. Before returning to Dublin, he worked in New York for 15 years. He can usually be found photographing people in their natural or working environment. Very much a people person, he connects with and relaxes people, and his photography relies on a strong interaction with the subject. Creating images that sell their story and in turn sell their brands. He works mostly in the editorial, design and advertising field.
— Bank of Ireland
— Donal Skehan
— Enterprise Ireland
— Denis O’Brien
— Java Coffee
— Sony (NYC)
— Universal Records (LA)
— Epic (NYC)
— Rolling Stone Magazine
— Bravado Merchandising (NYC)
— Guitar World, Food@Wine Magazine
— Feast Magazine
— Kerry Gold
— Kevin Dundon
— Gate Theatre
— Mc Cann Blue
— Irish Times
— Dublin Fashion Festival
— Warner Brothers
— Quinta Dol Lago (Portugal)
— PGA Camiral (Spain)
— Icelandic Saga & Heritage Association.
Daragh Mc Donagh is a commercial photographer based in Dublin. Originally from Ireland he spent 15 years in New York, learning his craft assisting some of the major international names in photography, including assisting Richard Avedon. Branching out on his own he established a career photographing his first love music. He worked with all the major record labels creating artwork for many multi platinum bands including Pixies, Wu Tang Clan, Motorhead and Black Sabbath to name a few. He completed a Masters in Fine Art Photography from Ulster University in 2014, after studying under Martin Parr. Daragh currently lives in Dublin, Ireland, where he continues to shoot mainly with design and ad agencies, corporations, businesses and institutions.
2015 – Syria, Aleppo – Aleppo International Photo Festival
2014 – China, Pingyao – Pingyao International Photography Festival
2014 – Finland, Tampere – Backlight Photo Festival – "Subjectivity"
2014 – Ireland, Dublin – RHA Dublin – "185th Annual Show"
2014 – Ireland, Dublin – Gallery of Photography – "MFA Photo Show"
2014 – N. Ireland, Belfast – Ulster University – "MFA Photo Show"
2013 – N. Ireland, Belfast – Belfast Exposed – "Interim"
2013 – Ireland, Dublin – Photo Ireland Festival 2013 – "The Beginning of Sharpness"
British Journal of Photography – Portrait Issue – www.bjp-online.com/2014/11/daragh-mcdonagh-the-modern-pagan/
Wall Street International – wsimag.com/art/11047-university-of-ulster-mfa-graduate-exhibition-2014