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Martin McGavigan

Interviewed by Ben McGavigan / photos by Malcolm McGettigan

Ben: How long have you lived in the area?
Martin: 40 years.

Ben: What’s a fond memory you have of living here?
Martin: My children being born.

Ben: What are some things that have helped you through lockdown and what brings you joy?
Martin: Phoning family helped me though lockdown.

Ben: What does community mean to you? What sort of things are you doing now to stay connected to your community and family?
Martin: To me community means a group of people you are friends with.

Ben: What message do you want to share for yourself and this community in 10 years time?
Martin: Live life to the fullest.

Ben, on his experience with the project: “A good way to find about your history.”

Pictured below are images from Martin’s shoot with photographer Malcolm McGettigan.

Martin McGavigan