This carving represents the moment when the boy Setanta became the mythical hero Cuchulain. My piece depicts the moment when Setanta is confronted by Culain’s hound as he arrives at master smith Culain’s hall for a feast.
St. Fechin was a 7th century Saint who established the monastery at Fore, Co. Westmeath. This figure carved in Cedar now stands gazing out over Fore valley on the beautiful walking trail in the village.
The Morrigan is one of the most mysterious deities in Irish Mythology. She is associated with war, destiny , fate and death. A shape-shifter, she often appeared as beautiful woman, but could transform to an old hag and various different animals including a jet black crow.
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…
My version of the Celtic mermaid. She has fiery red hair and a metallic bronze scaled tail. A commission for Fingal Co. Council. You can find her in Howth, Co. Dublin. She is carved from a Cedar of Lebanon butt.
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.