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Dennis Dinneen

Dennis Dinneen (1927–1985) worked as a publican, taxi driver, and most notably, a photographer in his home town of Macroom, County Cork. Dinneen’s photographs, taken during the 1950s-70s, depict local people in a typical rural town in Ireland. His kind and humorous perspective allowed his sitters to appear at ease as they posed within the informal studio in a room adjacent to the bar of the main street pub.

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Deirdre O'Mahony
The Quickening

The Douglas Hyde Gallery of Contemporary Art announces The Quickening, a powerful new artwork by ground-breaking artist Deirdre O’Mahony. Bringing together urgent conversations, original music and moving image, The Quickening responds to issues facing farming, food production and consumption, in the face of present ecological and climate crises. A nationwide project, the culmination of over […]

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