Entries by Gerry Andrews

Pa McCarthy

The young Traveller stood at the corner, legs crossed, trying to look nonchalant. He had sleek black hair, wore pin-stripped trousers and had an open neck shirt under a mock leather jacket. His collar was turned up, Elvis style; very much the lad about town.

The Animal Lover

The boy sat nestled in a doorway with his animals around him. His broken boots indicated that money was scarce. The tears flowed freely down the young lad’s face, his sobs were deep, and he was inconsolable as he stared into space. Much to his horror and to his father’s delight, the two turkeys that sat beside him had just been sold.

Old Moll

Time stood still for Mary White. A dark lonely boreen led to the Spartan farmhouse that was her home for close on one hundred years. Her unmarried brother had died some time previously and she lived alone. A paraffin lamp lit the darkness and the open fire was constantly ablaze.

The last two months…

The last few months have been something of an eye-opener in photographic terms. Since its launch my website has attracted visitors from over 40 countries throughout the globe. It peaked at over eight hundred hits in one day last month and the interest in my photographs of the Milk Market has been phenomenal. In July […]

Limerick Leader

The following are PDF excerpts from the Limerick Leader feature articles over the space of two weeks in July 2011. Click on the box next to the magnifying glass to view this PDF in a full screen. These images are all featured in the Limerick Market in the 1970’s and Ireland in the 1970’s sections […]

Welcome to this website.

  This is a brand-new website, launched on the day of my profile on RTÉs Capital D programme. It will be updated soon with much more content but, in the meantime, it features images taken on recent trips to Cambodia, Italy and Ethiopia. If you are interested in learning more, simply drop me an email […]