Timeline

  • New Munster and Leinster Bank premises on O'Connell Street in 1971.

  • Opening of Rooney Auctioneers by Gerard Collins T.D. and Mayor Liddy in attendance in 1971.

  • Spanish Point, 1971

  • Dundalk Beauty Contest at the Two Mile Inn in 1971.

  • Lecture for nuns at St. Mary's Convent in 1971.

  • The repatriation of the body of Frank Stagg at Shannon Airport from Wakefield Prison in Britain where he died on hunger strike on 12 February 1976.

  • Telephonists in 1971.

  • FCA Dinner at Sarsfield Barracks in 1971.

  • Killaloe in 1971

  • Limerick's dinner in London in 1970.

  • "Lines were skin was once smooth, forgotten faces and what seems like distant encounters are all part of the transience of time, and our inevitable experience of ageing. Yet, though wisdom and experience are products of this process and invariably alter our outlook, some things ultimately never change...

    "Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing."
    - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.”"

  • My response is rooted in childhood and our relationship to the immediate surroundings in our past. I incorporated an object from this captured moment to recreate a moment in my own childhood, altering and fusing the past.

  • "The Ranks Flour Mills played a crucial part in Limerick Industry and life for decades. The building was decimated by a fire in 1975. This Collagraph print captures the beauty and darkness of such destruction. I wanted to respond to the life of the building and the industry which went into decline at the same time. Ranks was a house hold name and this print celebrates a Limerick icon."

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