“I’ve been through three tops already today. I’m sweating.”
The sky is a cloudless blue, the air is muggy and the thermometer reads anywhere above 20 degrees.
It is officially a summer’s day in Dublin when men can be spotted walking around topless northside and southside, on canal banks or the Liffey boardwalk, from Crumlin to Cabra, Harold’s Cross to Stoneybatter.
These are portraits of some of those proud men.
Richie, Stephen, Daniel, Gabriel, Declan, Hector, John and Patrick.
Portraits and Words: Liam Murphy