James Larking in deserted O'Connell Street
O'Connell Street is probably the busiest street in Dublin at any given time with buses coming and going to every corner of the city, pedestrians crossing and meeting at the spire and taxis waiting for passengers. It is almost a privilege to see it completely deserted as you can observe in this picture. Some years ago while I was living in Ireland I had to go one time to a public office in the city center and I tried to arrive as soon as they were opening. The sun was just coming up and the street looked so empty that I decided to take this shot. It was not intended, but I got the James Larking statue on the spotlight. He was a trade union leader and socialist activist and there is a picture honoring him in the middle of this famous street.