Mill Cove Gallery & Gardens

Two of my sculptures will be exhibited at the Mill Cove Gallery in Castletownbere, West Cork for the summer. I took them down last weekend and the bluebells where in full bloom in the gardens. Lovely gardens and gallery, it is well worth a visit if […]

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Aubergine II

Aubergine II – Kilkenny Limestone (Butlersgrove formation – “Kilkenny Marble”) Size: 30cm x 20cm x 10cm (approx) For Sale Price: €450 On Display at Carlow Local Enterprise Office, Enterprise House, O’Brien Road, Carlow.

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A stone for Christmas

I have been making these small pieces out of very dark limestone from the “Butlersgrove formation” which is the classic “Kilkenny Marble” (even though it is not really a marble) as small affordable gifts. They are designed as a soap dish, but I have drilled a […]

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“Blastoid”

    Irish Geoscience Network Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Dr. Michael E Philcox 21st October 2016 Recently, I was delighted to be commissioned by Dr. Bettina Stefanini on behalf of the “Irish Geoscience Network” (IGN) to create a unique sculpture for a life-time achievement award […]

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Sculpture in Context 2016

Sculpture in Context opens on  Wednesday 7th September 2016 at 6.30pm at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin. The show runs until the 21st of October 2016. All Welcome. My “Sycamore Wing” is on show in the gallery there.

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Ogham Tree Teaching Stone (Post 3)

In this final post of creating the Ogham Tree Teaching Stone, I cover sourcing, working and installation of this large standing stone. At the beginning of this project, I spent some time wandering fields and the mountainside looking for a natural stone for the Ogham […]

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