Des Byrne is an Award winning Photographer born in Maitland Street Dargle Road in Little Bray 1962 - Photographs are available to view in Finnbee's Seafront Bray - iCloud Quinnsboro Road and some on view throughout the Martello Seafront Bray and once a year for sale @ Killruderry Christmas Market.

Founder: Irish Street Photography Group 2013.


MSPF Finalist 2019 Miami Street Photography Festival is an international photography festival showcasing the best of contemporary street and documentary photography from around the world.



RTE Radio 1. " Inside Culture" 9th Oct 2017 Interview Fionn Davenport with Des Byrne on JJ Clarke pioneer Irish Street Photography


IN SIGHT PROJECT 2016 : Multi Award Winning Project: Creative Streetphotography Workshops for the Homeless in Dublin City & Exhibtion Powerscourt Town House Centre ( Winner ICAD, BEST EXHIBITION & SHARK Awards ) as seen in the Irish Times.

Curator Irish Street Photography Exhibitions:

  • Art of Street Photography - 2018 Powerscourt Townhouse Centre


  •  The Irish Street Photography Exhibition Culture Box Temple Bar Dublin Ireland 2014 


  • ISTREET Photography Exhibition: SOL ART Gallery Dawson Street Dublin  Ireland August 2015


  • OBSCURE STREET:  International & Irish Exhibition July 2016 In-Spire Galleria  Dublin





  • Irish Daily Mail / Irish Examiner featured Viral Photo Dublin Protest 2020

  • Finalist: Miami Basel 2019

  • Finalist: Paris SP Awards 2021

  • Inspired Eye  Interview and Feature 2015

  • Street Photography Podcast Interview - Bob Patterson 2018

  • Irish Independent: "Take it to the Streets " Interview 2014

  • EYE Magazine: Featured Photographer 2015

  • Edge of Humanity : Featured Photographer 2015

  • RTE Radio 1. Ray Darcy Show - Interview - InSight Project

  • Irish Times: Insight Project



Irish Times 2013: Honorable Mention / 4 Images Shortlisted / 2015: Two Images  Shortlisted

Camino Ireland 2018: Photo Exhibition Judge - Exhibition @ Instituto Cervantes Dublin.


Shortlisted: Beacon International Street Photography Competition: Judge Martin Parr: July 2017


Former Administrator:  www.blackandwhitestreet.com 


Former Collective Member: Art Photo Feature International Collective ( APF )