This image is a jpeg of an article written by Ciarán Walsh and published in the Irish Independent on Saturday 13 April, 2013.The article marks the passing of Paddy 'Red' Lydon, the young boy who featured in the iconic 1962 postcard entitled 'Collecting turf from the bog, Connemara,' published by John Hinde and Company. The piece is a commentary on the iconic status of 'Collecting the Turf, Conomara' and placing it in the context of Hinde's publishing career and the history of postcards generally. Ciarán Walsh is director of, an independent curatorial practice that manages arts, heritage and media projects. incorporates EYEBALL publishing which specialises in web orientated media projects. He is based in Ballyheigue, Co. Kerry, in the south west of Ireland.