So Near and So Far is an exhibition of Martin Parr’s pictures that look at the effects of wealth and Americanisation of the West of Ireland in the 1980s. These photographs, by one of the best-known documentary photographers of his generation and taken during his time living in Boyle, Co. Roscommon from 1981-1983, are laced with his characteristic wit and affection for his subject.
All images © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos, via RossCommon Arts Centre
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