The Moving Land

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by William Mundow

In this volume of documentary photography by William Mundow, more than 50 black-and-white images of the West of Ireland from the 1960s are mirrored by the works of Irish poets chronicling the lost generations of Ireland. Themes of insularity, isolation and old age emerge from this haunting collection.

The work follows in the footsteps of the late Bill Doyle, concentrating on the art of portraiture. The images are presented in four categories, from west to east: Inishbofin Island, County Galway; Tory Island, County Donegal; Rural Ireland; and Dublin City. Topographical poems by the living and departed are scattered throughout, from Gerald Dawe to Patrick Kavanagh and Richard Murphy.