Timeline

  • Photos taken at Gallows Hill near Cratloe, Co. Clare, in 1971.

  • Clounanna Coursing Meeting 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.

  • Pub in Ballyagran, photographed for adversitisng feature in 1971.

  • Jock Leahy of Banard Stud Farm, Abbeyfeale, in 1971.

  • Limerick AFC training for FAI Cup Final at the Markets Field in 1971.

  • Tumbleweed Showband, Royal George Hotel, 1971.

  • Cast of The Mikado at Confraternity Hall (now the Belltable Arts Centre) in 1971.

  • 26, Laurel Court, Caherdavin, photographed for Begley Bourke, Auctioneers, in 1971.

  • Photos of dancing winners from Salesian School, Fernbank, in 1971.

  • "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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