Back from Amsterdam last Sunday. Dublin Airport and a Citylink bus at 9.15pm. A Dublin cocky lad gets on the bus and asks the bus driver his name. Says he likes to know the name of his driver. Driver says his name is Butter And Cream. Cocky lad doesn’t miss a beat, says “thanks Butter-and-Cream”…
PREMIUM. A commission to draw hospital staff from life in University College Hospital was rewarding but challenging – for me and my sitters, who were not used to sitting still.
PREMIUM. Sometimes the sun arrives to stay for a while in Ireland and we remember what a paradise we live in. Here are a few of my sketches of a week in the sunshine.
PREMIUM. The Fishery Watchtower in the heart of Galway City is an intriguing little museum full of original architectural features and lots of information about Galway’s fishing past.
A city on the sea like Galway is always full of wonderful sketching opportunities…but on a cold winter’s day sketching the city of the tribes is best enjoyed from the inside.
PREMIUM. Hospitals are a necessary evil for the most part…unless you’re having a baby (babies rock). Sketching is a great way to make the experience a positive one.
PREMIUM. Galway Hookers, traditional boats of Ireland’s West Coast, were once a vital part of Galway’s trade and economy. Their beauty and glory are celebrated every year in Kinvara.
Róisín Curé had the chance to sketch a brass band at the opening of a new movie theatre in Galway.
Róisín Curé describes how in Galway, the City of the Tribes, the magic is enduring.
PREMIUM. Róisín sketches an old Galway institution, McCambridge’s : an emporium of aroma