I've often heard art critics describe paintings of boats as being a little "twee" or "kitschy" and to be honest I can't understand why. I have always found boats, and their various shapes and sizes so interesting. They show the unbelievable skill used by master craftsmen to shape wood or steel into ..
Located where Wexford and Waterford almost touch, is the small and ancient fishing village of Ballyhack. Together with its small but living fishing harbour and the medieval Norman Castle this is a stunning place to visit. Hook Lighthouse, the John F Kennedy household, Loftus Hall (claimed to be the..
This is a print of an original painting of two old boats at low tide in Ballyhack, Co. Wexford. I was sitting outside Walter Byrnes pub one beautiful Summers evening enjoying a pint, when I glanced around the tiny little harbour that lies just across the road. The tide was out and these two little b..
A Safe HavenThis picture is from the beautiful small fishing harbour of Fethard-on-Sea in County Wexford. This harbour was built during the 1840/50's as part of a relief project to help local people during the potatoe famine in Ireland and although it is now over 160 years old it is still an active ..
often heard art critics describe paintings of boats as being a little
"twee" or "kitchy" and to be honest I can't understand why. I have
always found boats, and their various shapes and sizes so interesting.
They show the unbelieveable skill used by master craftmen to shape wood