Alice Myers

Struth Fada Conn

Struth Fada Conn is an estuary on the West Coast of Ireland where the local community have been resisting the installation of a gas pipeline for ten years. They tell stories of this controversy, but they also talk in a similar way about the landslide, the famine, and the fable of the Children of Lir who came to the estuary as swans. This web of shared narrative reinforces their strong sense of the importance of place as transcending current uncertainties in their relationship to their environment.