Decay & Repair



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Donal O’Cionnfhaolaidh
Graduate Architect, School of Architecture
University College Dublin

Pencil drawing on watercolour paper.

Inis Mór’s patwork of stone walls in some senses has been in place for centuries. However, they are dynamic, shifting constructions; stones fall, openings are added, boundaries often changing. The annual act of repairing the lace walls is a mundane ritual carried out by farmers, neighbours and friends.

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