Makers - Leitrim Design House
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Alan-McCluney

Alan McCluney

Alan McCluney runs his craft business Leitrim Pottery from his studio in North Leitrim. He designs and produces unique thin stoneware pottery on the potter’s wheel, as delicate as fine china, yet strong enough for everyday use and dishwasher safe…

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Anna-Marie-St-Clair

Anna Marie St Clair

My designs are strongly influenced by the untamed mountainous landscape that surrounds me. Design ideas change with the seasons and they all come from an awareness and love of the complexity, strength and beauty of the natural world…

Brigid-Birney

Brigid Birney

I observe first, and then paint from memory. I would describe my work as “spontaneous and vibrant, visions inspired by reality and enhanced with fantasy”.  My approach to painting is firstly observation-based, followed in many cases by painting from memory…

Caroline-Rock

Caroline Rock

Caroline works primarily as a figurative artist creating original designs in both clay & wood. Always having a great interest in the creative arts she started sculpting 6 years ago. She has carved in many different types of wood found locally including Beech, Holly, Sycamore & Bog Oak…

Doris-Amman

Doris Amman

I first came to Ireland to visit friends who lived close to Lough Melvin in North Leitrim in the mid-nineties. I fell in love with the area because of its beauty and unspoiled state. ..

Erika-Marks

Erika Marks

I have been working as a jeweller for about 30 years, starting in Dublin where I had a studio in the city centre. In 2003, my husband Tim and I wanted to leave the madness of city life…

Eunan-Sweeney

Eunan Sweeney

I am originally from Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, and have now returned home after a number of years abroad – mainly in America. I am a self-taught photographer, and since I purchased my first Nikon…

Jean-Whitfield Jeweller

Jean Whitfield

Jean Whitfield is a designer and manufacturer of unique contemporary jewellery located in a purpose built studio in Dromahair, Co. Leitrim. Jean creates her jewellery in pure silver from real flowers and leaves…

Jo-Gray

Jo Gray

I have always lived and worked in the West of Ireland. This magical and unspoilt territory, its landscape, its nature and its legends offers an endless source of inspiration…

Majella-McAuley

Majella McAuley

Majella McAuley is the face behind The Soap Box which was established in 2009. The business has grown out of an interest in natural skincare & a belief that the more natural the product,..

Maria-Noonan-McDermott

Maria Noonan McDermott

If you learn to see beyond the mundane, you expose yourself to all the wonders of the world. A child’s tears, a mother’s gentle kiss, a lover’s touch – we never have to look too far….

Giolla Liddy

Giolla Liddy

Giolla and his wife Emily and their three young children are carrying on the family tradition of “first class craftsmanship”. A creative enterprise, Artwood Ireland, has an expanding range of natural and handcrafted home and gift ideas. Each piece is handcrafted in their workshop under the Sliabh an Iarainn mountain in County Leitrim.

Niall-Miller

Niall-Miller

Originally from Cork and a trained horticulturist, I moved to County Leitrim in 1987 to undertake training in broadleaf woodland management with Crann, who were then based in Carrigallen. Before this, I was part of a worker’s co-operative,..

Paula-Fitzpatrick

Paula Fitzpatrick

Paula is an award winning artist who set up her business Irish Fine Art Prints & Miniatures in 2013.Her collections of Fine Art Miniatures are a new and inventive way to present Fine Art Print in a three dimensional way in the form of a badge or brooch..

Peter-Fulop

Peter Fulop

My interest in ceramic art is mainly influenced by the Oriental-Japanese Tradition. I find the Reduction and Raku techniques, where the ceramicist becomes but an observer,..

Roy-Humphreys

Roy Humphreys

I am the 4th generation of the Humphreys family working with wood. I am a self-taught turner – it started out as a hobby and has developed into a business. I have been woodturning for over 10 years now…

Fiona Mulholland

Fiona Mulholland

Fiona Mulholland has worked in the creative sector for almost 20 years. Recently, she has returned to her roots in contemporary jewellery and has developed a collection of small scale wearable works entitled “Jewellery Multiples”…

Gearoid Lynch bio

Gearoid Lynch

Gearóid Lynch is a native of Drumshanbo, Co.Leitrim. He studied Black/White Film Photography  in San Francisco,California.On returning  to Ireland In 2007 he started to work with digital and colour…

Lucinda Lee

Lucinda Lee

Lucy loves being in the garden and growing lots of lovely veg for her family without using chemicals. Her handmade soaps and skin care products are natural and good for the body too…

Vanessa Salvador2

Vanessa Salvador

Vanessa Salvador is a visual artist that lived in Madrid until 2000 when she moved to Ireland. She worked as a Designer for many years until she completed an Honours Degree in Fine Art in 2012. ..

Sharon-Dollar

Sharon Dollar

Inspired by plants, water, sunlight and the soft beauty of the Leitrim landscape, I have been working with glass for the last fifteen years. Some of my designs originate from college. Over the years, they have developed: they have changed and modified…

Soraya-Ricalde-&-Marion-Finke

Soraya Ricalde & Marion Finke

Combining their talents in Silversmithing & Sculpture, Soraya and Marion began their company Counties Of Ireland Jewellery in 2012…

Ceramic Cottage - Jars of Clay

Sonja Günther – Jars Of Clay

Sonja uses a combination of throwing and hand-building techniques and likes experimenting with colour, texture and shape. Though using the same white stoneware clay for all her works she tries to push the boundaries of that material…

Orlagh-M-Murphy

Orlagh M Murphy

Orlagh M Murphy began her career as a professional visual artist in 2010. Prior to this she worked as a freelance decorative artist for interiors for many years abroad. Orlagh now lives in a very rural area of Co. Cavan. This has formed the basis for her work to date and is reflected in her paintings of abandoned dwellings, landscapes and school houses …