This mural, painted on a 65ft wall for Cobh Tidy Towns, features 6 native Irish species of butterflies aimed at promoting awareness of biodiversity. Painted at the Five Foot Way with permission from Irish Rail.
The butterflies featured include Painted Lady, Common Blue, Red Admiral, Peacock, Green Hairstreak and Orange Tip butterflies.
As part of my role with Mad About Cork, I volunteered to paint The People's Parklet on Douglas St. This new public amenity replaces two parking spaces on the street and offers everyone a comfortable place to chat and chill. The parklet offers bike parking, benches, wheelchair access and has been planted up with lots of pollinator-friendly plants.
This shelter, known by rowers on the Lee as 'the shack', had been lying in a state of disrepair on the Marina for years. With the help of Mad About Cork volunteers led by Michael Devery and I, and the Ballintemple Residents Association, we gave the shelter a fresh makeover and some colourful designs.
I led this Mad About Cork event for Culture Night 2018, painted on North Main Street with the help of the other Mad About Cork volunteers and using words of Doireann Ní Ghríofa's poem, 'From Richmond Hill'.
Mural painted in my hometown of Bandon for the Bandon Walled Town Festival of 2018. The fox and the heron are two animals often seen in thge field and on the river banks around the town. Painted with Alan Hurley.
Large mural painted on Leitrim St with the help of staff from Blizzard Entertainment in Blackpool. The mural features portraits of the Young Offenders and an iconic Coal Quay Shawlie. Painted with Alan Hurley.
A mural painted for the First Fortnight Festival and Cork Mental Health Services at 49 North St in Skibbereen. Features the Cork Poet Seán Ó Ríordáin. Original source material courtesy of Gael Linn and Clo lar-Chonnacht.