~"Abandoned stone buildings are everywhere in County Mayo, Ireland. They are wonderful to photograph and tell a story about leaving. Many of these buildings were abandoned during the famines either through death, or emigration.
Lying on the border between County Galway and County Mayo, Cong is an island village. There are a number of streams in the area that converge at Cong, forming the land mass of the village. The Irish name for the village is “Cúnga Fheichín” which means “Sa