Letterpress Courses 2017

I’ll be teaching a selection of short and long courses over the next few months.  I’ll update this page with further details of dates and times as they become available. Please use the links below to read more about each course; all can be booked online through the relevant website. September 2017 Introduction to Letterpress on […]

Selected Poetry of Joseph Mary Plunkett & George Noble Count Plunkett

To commemorate the centenary of the Easter Rising I have produced a limited edition book of selected poetry of my grand uncle Joseph Mary Plunkett and that of his father, George Noble Count Plunkett. This latest book was launched on 5 May as part of a three person show with Siobhan Hyde and Caroline Bond […]

Three Yeats Books

This set of three books of William Butler Yeats’ poetry were designed and printed towards the end of 2015, the year which celebrated the 150th anniversary of Yeats’ birth. I had the opportunity to work with Yeats’ poetry for a number of projects during the year but wanted to take the chance to make my own books. […]

The Mountain Ash

  This broadside was commissioned by the poet Joan McBreen and published by Artisan House Editions, based in Letterfrack, Co.Galway. Artisan House, run by Mary Ruddy & Vincent Murphy, asked me to design and set the text of the poem, The Mountain Ash, to accompany an etching by the artist Margaret Irwin West. The finished […]

RHA Annual Exhibition

I was delighted to hear that one of my prints has been selected for exhibition in the RHA Annual Exhibition this year. ‘Watching the evening invade the avenue’ is one of six images in my limited edition book ‘Eveline’ based on the short story from James Joyce’s Dubliners. It is a two colour reductive linocut and […]

Wild Flowers from Nature

Following a three week residency in Belfast Print Workshop, I have an exhibition in their gallery from 6th March to 30th March, 2014. ‘Wild Flowers from Nature’ includes linocutting, letterpress, etching and screenprints. ‘Wild Flowers from Nature’ is a book of flower paintings by Katharine and Frederica Plunket (different spelling!) which they painted on their many […]