Horses, Drink And God: Martin Parr’s Visions Of Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland 1981-1983
So Near and So Far is an exhibition of Martin Parr’s pictures of the West of Ireland in the 1980s. Taken during his time living in Boyle, Co. Roscommon from 1981-1983, the photographs are laced with Parr’s characteristic wit and affection for his subject.
Mayflower Ballroom. From ‘A Fair Day’. 1983.
Ballaghaderreen. Corpus Christi Procession. 1980.
Roscommon races. From ‘Bad Weather’. May 1981.
E. J. McDermot Ltd. Cash Railway Terminal. Denise Hart. 1983.
Keadue. Bungalow Bliss. From ‘A Fair Day’. 1980-1983.
County Leitrim. Glenfarme. Rainbow Centre. From ‘A Fair Day’. 1980-83.
All images © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos, via RossCommon Arts Centre