A short photo essay taking the viewer around Ireland. All photos and captions are mine.
“Imbolc”: Fire in the belly
Of the virgin
(Grace Gifford Plunkett’s Prison Cell)
A nipple-cairned breast stands erect and unafraid; a battle-ready landscape.
Despite attempts to erase her, the hag remains.
The Glas Ghoibhneann ran dry.
(Famine Statue, Roscommon)
The music of what happened sticks to the walls.
(Peace Walls, Belfast)