I wrote a mini-essay on my main portfolio site about this image, along with others, and how I’m thinking of developing this into a larger project. Ireland was hit hard during the recession and you can see the scars all around Dublin as well as the country side. Abandoned service stations, businesses, and even whole housing communities. In the essay I said I would document not only Ireland but other countries including my own, but now a week later I feel I should start by concentrating on Ireland and see if it drives me to photograph this subject back at home.
You can read the original article here.