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I love Ireland.  I always have.  Ireland is beautiful, the people are gentle, kind and full of wit.   Even though it rains a lot, particularly in the west, it gives you a chance to take it easy and take your time … tóg go bog é … take it softly.  That peace and those moments are what I aim to capture in my photographs.

My late father gave me a love of nature and my mother has given me a love of art.  My children’s books are for small children and teach them a little about nature in a lighthearted way.  The illustrations are simple and children can easily copy them.  My books have an underlying theme, they are all about nature and the natural world around us.  Best of all is that children seem to love them.

I really hope that you enjoy them.


I was delighted to have my cards featured on TV3 over Christmas, you can watch the clip here:


All of my cards are printed and assembled in Ireland, supporting Irish jobs.

The range is always increasing and I value your feedback and suggestions.

Prints of all of my images are also available, please contact me for more information.

For fine art and photography, please visit my new website Art Gifts Ireland.com

I have recently set up a website for my children’s books.  If you’d like to visit, click here.

My new branding – the Irish hare, known for its spontaneity and creativity as well as being lucky – he/she is holding a heart which symbolises (dare I say it) … Love.

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