County Tyrone native Paul Brady used his song ‘The Island’ to draw some comparisons between the Troubles and the civil war in Lebanon that began in 1975. A pacifistic song highlighting the tragedy of the cycles of violence that Ireland had been experiencing for centuries, it contrasts the peaceful image of a couple making love on an island with acts of terrorism and war.
We’re all gonna look back on 2020 in years to come and Ruth’s photos will be our window (no pun intended) into this strange period of our history. Such a great and inspired and lovely creative response. Us humans (and doggos!) were only too happy to take part