A section of the evocative and haunting Rowan Gillespie sculpture "Famine" on Dublins Docklands, with the banking headquarters as a backdrop. Poignant! Today Irelands deep recession sees her youth being scattered to the four corners of the earth once more. A collapsed economy and exodus brought about due to banking malpractice and the financial mismanagement of recent years.Some things never change...

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Comment by Fionntán Ó Súilleabháin on March 9, 2013 at 5:38pm

Exile - the fate of Irelands youth - past and present...

Comment by Tiffany Silverberg on March 14, 2013 at 10:37am

Terribly Evocative! 

Might you consider entering this in our Irish Freeze Frame contest? Photo with the most LIKES wins a Photo Package from Irish Homeland Photography. 

Leave a link to your entry here: http://thenewwildgeese.com/profiles/blogs/irish-freeze-frame-photo-...

Comment by Fionntán Ó Súilleabháin on March 14, 2013 at 10:55am

Thanks Tiffany, Thought I had entered it on the day of the launch... Do I need to enter it in a different way? Sorry - new to this site and also a bit of a technological dinosaur! Fionntán

Comment by Tiffany Silverberg on March 14, 2013 at 10:58am

No problem! Just post a link here in the comments http://thenewwildgeese.com/profiles/blogs/irish-freeze-frame-photo-...

SO many great photos coming in it's hard to tell which ones people intend for the contest!


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Comment by Nollaig 2016 on March 14, 2013 at 11:21am

Great photo Fionntan.

Comment by Fionntán Ó Súilleabháin on March 14, 2013 at 11:45am

Thanks Belinda

Comment by Oisín Ó Conail on April 2, 2013 at 10:22pm
Well done, Fionntán.
Comment by Jim Curley on April 8, 2013 at 3:58pm

Perfect example of how the "post hoc, ergo propter hoc" (after this, then because of this) reasoning can be perfectly logical.  Great photo, well "framed."

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