Mayo features prominently in a new book entitled Irish Working Lives by Senator Marie Louise O' Donnell. whose prose is accompanied by stunning images from award winning photographer, Eric Luke.
Senator O'Donnell is from Mayo and one of those featured prominently in her book is fly fisherman, Kieran Connolly, from Pontoon. The book was crafted and written by Senator O'Donnell during a summer sojourn in Achill.
The book was launched recently and includes radio essays of the Ms O'Donnell - translated and transitioned evocatively - as she engages the reader with her insights into some vignettes of peoples' lives as they go about their work.
These are all inspiring and engaging encounters as told by O'Donnell in her own distinctive and inimitable style, the detail and delight present in every moment and every different personality.