By Elisabeth Biondi By serendipity and with a bit of Irish luck, Alen MacWeeney discovered the O’Neill house in Southwestern County Kerry, Ireland. Its owner, whose grandfather had built it, has not lived in it for many years, but, somewhat eccentric in his commitment to the memory of his ancestors, he maintains the house to preserve the tradition of landed Irish Catholic country life. Over the past two summers, MacWeeney photographed the interior of the house, which appears arrested in time: the boiler looks like a piece of conceptual art; the bathroom is decorated with flowers; religious paintings, including a...
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