The Nature Chair can be found at Loughnanane Park, Roscommon Town. It reflects the wildfowl and animals that are native to the turlough and natural wetlands surrounding the area and is carved of Cedar.
From the old Gaelic, Púca ….meaning goblin. The origin of the word Pooka is Scandinavian and translates as tree spirit. The Pooka is also known for shapeshifting into such forms as a rabbit, goat, goblin and an old man. This one is carved in Oak and resides at Castletown House more »
The “Old Man” is my take on an elderly fisherman repairing one of his nets and taking in the sights, sounds and smells all around him. A commission for Fingal Co. Council in Howth, Co. Dublin. Carved from Cedar of Lebanon.
This was a fork from a lovely old Ash tree which was unfortunately diseased and had to be felled. We salvaged this section of the tree and sited it in a shady spot. The idea of the design is to depict the “Nature Spirit” that runs through all of nature. Included in the design are an owl, squirrel, horse, dog, cat and some oak and ash leaves.