From J.F. Kennedy's speech to the Irish Oireachtas (Parliament) and subsequently mirrored in Berti Ahern's speech to the Houses of Parliament in Great Britain:
A great Irish poet once wrote: "I believe profoundly . . . in the future of Ireland . . . that this is an isle of destiny, that destiny will be glorious . . . and that when our hour is come....we will have something to give to the world." My friends: Ireland's hour has come. You have something to give to the world--and that is a future of peace with freedom.
Sixty four images of the people and city of Dublin taken during the peak of the boom years 2007-2009 by photographer Peter O'Driscoll.
For further work visit: www.peterodriscollphotography.com
Photographer based in: Makati, Philippines; and Dublin, Ireland.