Category Archives: Original Irish Art

Three Drops from a Cauldron – Samhain Issue

Thanks to writer and editor Kate Garrett,  my poetry and artwork feature in this spooky issue of Three Drops from a Cauldron. It’s good to be in the company of such fine writers and artists at Halloween. Thanks also to editors Chase Gagnon and … Continue reading

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More than just music at the Fiddler’s Green festival

UPDATE!

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When wildflowers aren’t wildflowers …

, Well done to Paul T. Corrigan, whose poem I selected as winner of Rattle Poetry “Artist’s Choice Award” in their recent Ekphrastic Challenge. A detail from a cottage scene in the Mourne Mountains here in Northern Ireland was the … Continue reading

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Greetings from the east coast! A couple of haiga from these parts…

For those unfamiliar with this term, a haiga is a combination of short form poetry such as haiku or tanka and artwork. Welcome to those of you who are visiting this blog via Rattle Poetry. I look forward to reading your … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

  May all your wishes come true in 2016

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Celtic Heartbeat – a video for International Haiku Poetry Day 2015

Today, 17th April 2015, is International Haiku Poetry Day. To celebrate, The Haiku Foundation has organised a range of events with contributions from poets from all over the world. As well as face-to-face poetry gatherings in locations across the US, Hungary, Croatia and New Zealand, these include an … Continue reading

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Twilight at Narrow Water – Merry Christmas!

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Latest oil painting

I will be showing my latest oil painting of the keep at Narrow Water Castle during the Newcastle Arts Festival this week. It will be on display in a new exhibition space next to the Avoca Hotel. I will be around on Saturday … Continue reading

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