Had hoped that this one would be a fiendishly difficult challenge, and so it proved!
This is from our Fergus O'Connor Collection, and all that we had on it was Post and telegraph office: exterior view in an unidentified, rural location. I asked if we could improve on this?
Yes, we could! See the comments below for dogged pursuit of an elusive location - definitely Adrigole in West Cork. More tentative was derangedlemur's suggestion that the gentleman in the photo above was Jeremiah Cronin, 28, teacher and husband of Hannah Cronin, 31, Post Mistress, but that too proved to be the case!
All of us here at the National Library would like to thank BearaBoy for going above and beyond the call on this one. And we would like him to pass on our thanks and very best regards to Peg of Peg's Shop in Adrigole, a local woman with a formidable memory!
Most of our Fergus O'Connor Collection was taken in Cork, although Kerry, Wicklow, Antrim and Dublin also feature...
NLI Ref.: OCO 26