/ 2020 / Portraiture /
The Irish Travelers, A Forgotten People
These series of images reflect my personal interactions with the Travelers I met at various halting sites, and illegal encampments
in Galway and Limerick, outside of Dublin, and at
the annual horse fair in Ballinasloe.
I first encountered the Irish Travelers through a photographic trip to Killaloe, County Clare. Although they have a savory reputation for violence and criminal behavior, I found them to be generally friendly, approachable, and tragically misunderstood. I think it’s important to document the Travelers as we know them today, to collect a photographic record of a unique people