I grew up in a small village called Rathcoole, in the parish of Saggart, County Dublin and the home of St. Mary's Gaelic Football Club. It was with this club that I played for nearly 10 years and made some of the most enduring friendships of my life. A small community during my childhood, ..
On the Southside of Dublin's coastline lies the beautiful little suburb called Sandycove and it's here that James Joyce lived for a short time. The story goes that Oliver St John Gogarty lived in this Martello Tower well before him and that Joyce moved in with Gogarty after fork..
While in the south of France on my holiday a number of years ago I came across the most beautiful field of sunflowers bathed in the midday sun and only one person came to mind.... Vincent Van Gough. I can only hope I have done him justice.Available Framed or Unframed in various sizes...
Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin. Built approx 1,000 years ago, this scene is taken looking up from Dame Street, a view I often thought overlooked by many artists and creates a great perspective for painting.The Cathedral is the oldest working structure in Dublin and house's a very rare copy of the 14..
This is a painting of one my favourite "watering hole's" here in my hometown of Naas....Hayden's Pub. I have always found it a great place to trip a long for a pint as it still maintains the genuine feel and atmosphere of a "real" Irish pub. The ambiance, the atmosphere and the great friendly staff ..
I have had a number of requests from lots of people, since last years Naas Christmas fair, to pick this scene for a painting. I guess with lockdown and the weekly pedestrianisation of the canal walk, this image has become a very special to many of you.I hope you think I have done it proud...
In March 2018 we experienced one of the heaviest snowfalls ever
experienced in Ireland when Storm Emma hit our shores, it also produced
this wonderful scene of the Ha'penny Bridge. I just loved the the warmth
created by the three yellow street lights in the distance and how the
This is the last of my four paintings to add to the "Dublin Clocks" set. It's the clock that adorns the Eason building on O'Connell Street in Dublin and for book lovers, probably the most important building in the city. Eason has long been the largest book shop in the capital and is an Aladdin'..
This is my painting of the old Leinster Mill located in Naas, County Kildare.. This mill was originally built in 1790 to coincide with the opening of the "new" Naas branch of the Grand Canal and was run by the Odlum family for nearly 200 years, for the process and milling of various types of wheat a..
To all my friends from the West of Ireland who have been giving me stick for not having any paintings of that beautiful part of our country, here is my latest offering. It's my painting of The Mall in Westport, Co Mayo. This town is a fabulous place for a weekend away with brilliant restaurants, stu..
If there is one thing that is true and constant in Ireland, it is the quality of information and news delivered by the daily newspaper, The Irish Times, for the past 100 years. Although the building, where it is printed, has taken on several changes over the years, just like the Irish Times clock, t..
For those of you who are not familiar with Dublin, Clery's was once a famous department store situated on O'Connell Street. More importantly, in the days before mobile phones and social media, Clery's was more famous for being the cities most popular venue for meeting a date. It was very common to s..