A posed photograph from the Lawrence Collection. Intended for postcards no doubt. A country man and woman with donkey and cart getting ready to go to market. The buildings in the background should make it easy to identify the place - if not the time.
And indeed Rory_Sherlock
quickly identified this as Courthouse Square (and the courthouse) in Galway. Further refinement on the date (and the names of the people pictured) will likely evade us this time....
Collection: Eason Photographic Collection
Date: Catalogue range c.1900-1920
NLI Ref: EAS_4074
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons