Description:A photograph of six children posing for the camera in Fairhill Road, the Claddagh in Galway. The children are members of the O'Connell family. The two youngest children are in their bare feet. One boy is holding a shovel. There is a small dog immediately behind the group. Behind the dog, there are two women wearing shawls and walking towards the camera. There is a thatched house on the right. There are other houses in the scene. Also, there are electricity poles in the photograph. Further down the street, there is a high wall. Beyond this wall, there are trees. The photograph was taken in the 1940s.