Entries by mveale

West Cork Times August 07, 2014

WEST CORK LACE DESIGNER WINS RDS CRAFT AWARDS COMPETITION by Stephen Johnson EYERIES lace designer and artist Fiona Harrington has won the Lace Category Prize — the Eleanor De La Branchardière Award worth €1,200 — for her piece “Deserted Cottage” at the Royal Dublin Show National Crafts Awards Competition. Fiona’s work combines Carrickmacross and Kenmare […]

My Lace Story

In 2012 I was in the third year of an undergraduate degree at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin. I was studying textile design and had chosen a ‘Contemporary Themes in Craft’ module for visual culture. This was the theory based part of my degree. During one session, my lecturer Anna Moran […]

Scéal Na Cúlóige

In February 2014 I came across a call to tender for a public art commission for Gaelscoil Cholmcille in Dublin. Located in Coolock, this is a primary school with about 240 children and everything in the school is taught through Irish. I was immediately drawn to this. Firstly, the commissioners welcomed proposal from artists for […]


Project Duration: October 2012- June 2013 Boundaries was the title given to my final year degree show. The piece was based on research I had done on a small area of farmland in southwest Cork. This land had been passed down through my father’s family for several generations. I found the original maps which showed […]