POISED PORTAL BY EILEEN McDONAGH – SONY 90mm MACRO LENS
The Custom House Park is a small park located behind the former Custom House (now the Hunt Museum) on Rutland Street. It is more or less limited to pedestrians and access is not always guaranteed , as it is part of the riverside walk through Limerick, which passes through Arthur’s Quay Park, past the weir and the small marina, over Sylvester O’Halloran Bridge to Merchants Quay.
The trees in the park consist of Horse Chestnut, London Plane, Maple and Sycamore.
Poised Portal by Eileen McDonagh (1987). Constructed from limestone, it stands on Custom House Quay.
In the past I have had difficulty photographing this because of minor anti-social issues but today there were no problems.
Eileen MacDonagh was born in Co.Sligo and has worked as a sculptor since the early 1980s. Her work has featured in many exhibitions, both in Ireland and abroad, including shows in Portugal, Scotland, India and Japan.Eileen has both organised and participated in many symposia, in Ireland and abroad; her work is included in numerous collections, such as the OPW, Kilkenny and Cork County Councils, Marlay Park, Dublin and Tawara Newtown, Osaka, Japan.
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