How Sports Photography Tells a Story About Who We Are As a Nation
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Sport is an integral and even a defining element of the culture of a nation. It provides emotionally charged occasions for citizens to be made aware of and express their common identity within the nation. Ireland considers itself a proud sporting nation and photographs of Irish sporting achievements have become important for the development of national identity. In recent times, photographs have increasing mobility as they appear and reappear in all sorts of places and we have now entered a new era of iconic representations of Ireland where sports photographs features prominently.
Doyle, S. (2019). How sports photography tells a story about who we are as a nation. RTE Brainstorm, Wednesday, 24th April, 16.04 p.m.