Friday 20th April 2018
Generation Emigration

‘Making a new home does not take away the home you had’ It's springtime again in San Francisco and I can not summon, even on the toughest days, the homesickness that defined me for my first summer away, writes Sarah Griffin, with portrait photographs by David Monahan
PhotoIreland Festival explores theme of migration and diaspora The third annual PhotoIreland Festival will feature the work of 323 artists across 50 venues in Dublin for the month of July, exploring migration, diaspora and cultural identity.
‘Leaving Dublin’ exhibition of emigrant portraits needs your help David Monahan's 'Leaving Dublin' exhibition of emigrant portraits will go on show as part of the PhotoIreland Festival 2012 in July before going on an international tour, if enough money can be raised through a Fundit campaign.
Leaving all the old, familiar places Saddened by the return of emigration as a normality for Irish people, photographer David Monahan began his ‘Leaving Dublin’ project, capturing soon-to-be emigrants at locations around the city. By CIARA KENNY