Born in Dublin, lives in Meath, works everywhere!

Mary Furlong was born in Dublin and spent her preschool days playing in her Mother’s toyshop. After working in fashion design she changed direction and returned to college to study photography. She worked as a research assistant, assistant to the Director in the Gallery of Photography and as a photography tutor in Griffith College, Ringsend CDVEC and St. Peters College, Killester.

Since 1996 she has been the portrait photographer for the Alternative Miss Ireland, in 2004 these portraits were published in the book “Dancing at the Crossroads: Glamour Rooted in Despair”. She was Perry Ogden’s photo assistant and studio manager for ten years and the co-ordinator and tutor of the Ballymun Photography Club, a Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane educational outreach programme. Her work has appeared in AnOther magazine, The Telegraph and The Financial Times.

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