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.
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…
My impression of the Viking sea serpent Jormungand, carved at the prow mast of the beautiful Viking longships…..it is depicted here rising above the sea swell! A commission for Fingal Co. Council carved from Macracarpa Cedar beams and it can be found in Howth, Co. Dublin.
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.