Moneygall prepares for Obama

Some images from a visit to Barack Obama’s ancestral hometown of Moneygall, Co Offaly, earlier this week. All images © Gerard Cunningham

Yes We Can

While most of the world was following the election of Barack Obama to the presidency of the United States, my own family was much more interested in one of the state contests. Francis Boyle emigrated to America from my home, Gleann Cholm Cille. He still returns regularly to Donegal for his summer holidays, along with… Continue reading Yes We Can

Pig Ignorant

‘Let’s just list this for a second.’ ‘John McCain says he’s for change too.’ ‘Except – So I guess his whole angle is, “watch out George Bush, except for economic policy, healthcare policy, tax policy, education policy, foreign policy, and Karl Rove style politics, we’re really going to shake things up in Washington”.’ ‘That’s not… Continue reading Pig Ignorant