At first glance you may feel a wee bit sorry for this tree but I have reason to believe that it is actually still alive and has managed to survive in this position. There seems to be plenty of brand new growth and foliage on it.
Taken in the Phoenix Park in Dublin, Ireland.
Taken with an Eos 20D fitted with an infra-red filter.
You can read a full piece about this photo on my blog – Visions Of The Phoenix Park