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Restoring Ballagh, Art And Heritage In Inishowen

In 1988 Ros & Tim purchased a Clachan, a small group of houses with a farmstead, outbuildings and a few family homes. Over the next 25 years they would carefully restore each building that had lain empty for over 17 years. Ros notes that “Altogether we’ve got the house, two studios, framing shop, showroom and […]


An Ancient Craft At Inishowen Bogwood Sculptures, Inishowen

Mary Doherty, comes from Bocan in Inishowen, an area steeped in legend and history. Using bogwood, an ancient material found on the landscape, Mary crafts beautiful wooden sculptures. Mary describes how she had “always wanted to work with wood” and in 1993 attended a week long course on Bogwood Sculpture at Esker Redemptorist Monastery in […]


Art, Myth And Folklore At Ballagh, Inishowen

From the picturesque town of Malin, you can follow a series of quirky signs entitled “paintings”. On arrival you will encounter a collection of lovingly restored traditional buildings. At the front door of a large ivy covered building you will be welcomed by acclaimed artist and native of Malin, Ros Harvey, who will guide you […]


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