Esker Design

By |January 10th, 2024|Categories: Hand Crafted Furniture, Makers|

My name is John Farrell, I am the founder of Esker Design. From my design studio and workshop I make handcrafted furniture and a range of handmade boxes with a strong emphasis on sustainability and meticulous attention to detail. Society today is all about what’s next and fast consumption. At Esker Design our pieces start a conversation that future generations can continue. We design and craft heirloom quality pieces that create wonder in your home. John Farrell started Esker Design in 2020, with the aim of producing work that is unique, functional, and brings inspiration to your home. John graduated

Celtic Roots Studio

By |January 10th, 2024|Categories: Makers, Wood Sculpture|

As a sculptor, my purpose is twofold: to honour the past and to advocate for the future. Through delicate salvage and careful preservation, I save these magnificent giants from oblivion. I understand that their stories, like ours, are intricately woven into the fabric of the Earth, and they carry profound lessons we must heed. With reverence, I dry the ancient bogwood slowly, preparing it for its transformation into sculpture forms and wearable art. As I carve, I can feel the echoes of the past, resonating with the present, and reaching toward the future. Each creation becomes a talisman, holding the

Hazel Greene

By |January 10th, 2024|Categories: Artist, Makers, Silk Scarves, Visual Artist|

Hazel Greene is a visual artist and textile designer – a painter who creates silk scarves. She studied textile design in West Dean College, UK, in 2014, was awarded the prestigious title of ‘Accessory Designer of the Year’ at the Irish Fashion Innovation Awards in 2015, and membership of the Council of Irish Fashion Designers since 2016. Hazel creates silk scarves with elegant drape and richness of colour, each finished to the highest quality and hemmed by hand. Her designs are created from her paintings which portray stories of women throughout the decades and are part of State and Heritage

Rosemarie Langtry

By |January 10th, 2024|Categories: Artist, Makers, Visual Artist|

Rosemarie Langtry Rosemarie Langtry is a contemporary visual artist from, Co Offaly. Rosemarie graduated in Fine Art in 2014 from GMIT and is inspired by nature, found objects and the Irish landscape. In 2015 Rosemarie received a residency at Cill Rialaig, Co Kerry followed by a scholarship to attend the 10th (2016) and 13th (2019) International Encaustic conferences in Provincetown, Mass, USA. She was subsequently invited to exhibit at the prestigious 2019 Webster Art fair in St Louis and in 2018 was awarded a two-week Encaustic Residency, Encaustic Castle AIR Kentucky. Rosemarie has exhibited nationally and internationally; with work included

Claire Guinan

By |January 10th, 2024|Categories: Artist, Jewellery designer, Jewellery Maker, Makers|

Claire is an acclaimed artist, illustrator and jeweller based in the heart of Ireland. She works predominantly in pencil, watercolours and oils and in precious metals. Her work is inspired by songs, poetry and stories. Her pieces are full of imagination and meaning that touches the soul. Claire is a Fine Art graduate of Limerick School of Art and Design where she specialised in Printmaking, and continued her studies in University College Dublin with a Masters in Cultural Policy and Arts Management and the National College of Art and Design where she studied Jewellery Design. She has worked in

Button Studio

By |January 10th, 2024|Categories: Makers, Resin Artist|

I started my creative career with a degree in Ceramics from NCAD and after many twists and turns, I set up Button Studio over 13 years ago. Buttons Studio is a fun, vibrant craft business that makes unique colourful pieces by repurposing everyday ordinary things. Using the medium of clear resin and reclaimed buttons. I make framed art pieces that celebrate all family milestones uniquely and thoughtfully. I have always been inspired by colour and the effect that it can have on our state of mind. Button Studio was created out of this curiosity and my love to take everyday

Lifes Changing Landscape

By |January 10th, 2024|Categories: Makers, Photography|

Aishling Muller is an award-winning, internationally celebrated photographer & lens media artist from Westmeath. She documents times of transition within her inner & outer world working with themes of personal development to climate change. Aishling is a member of FISL Iceland and has delivered a TED X on Rethinking Creativity in 2017. Aishling divides her time between creating her eclectic art works, installations, group and solo exhibitions, as well as facilitating workshops and speaking engagements. Her eclectic artworks have been recognized, awarded, highly commended, shortlisted, and exhibited as part of many international photographic and arts festivals, exhibitions and cultural events.

Teresa Doyle Bespoke Dolls & Craft

By |January 9th, 2024|Categories: Craft, Doll Maker, Makers|

I make bespoke fabric dolls and craft items for many different occasions, including birthdays, weddings, Communions, retirements, and memorials. I can incorporate the subject’s own clothing and belongings to create a unique and personalised gift. I also create other products including handcrafted Christmas decorations and greeting cards, and I have produced my own colouring book – ‘The Colouring Book of Extraordinary Ordinary Women’. Ranaghan, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath 0876421148


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