Every now and again it’s satisfying to look back through the archives. This timeless classic is the Irish American author James P. Donleavy, born to Irish Immigrants in New York and moved to Ireland in 1946. His most notable book was ‘The Ginger man’ . I photographed him in Locks Distillery in Kilbeggan, County Westmeath. As he was writing an article about Irish Whiskey – Uisce Beatha – the water of life.