King island series – Cill Rialaig, Ireland
Michael Francis Cartwright
oil on linen
73 x 93 cm
catalogue number MFCP11
Looking out from our cottage at the residency are two islands looking like vessels. It is told that kings were buried there in prehistory. It has also been said they are markers of ancient Neolithic sea routes from the south, pointing the way to the trading bay of Bailinskelligs.