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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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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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Ogham Tree Teaching Stone (Post 1)

Last year I was asked to write in a proposal for an “Ogham Stone sculpture” for Blackstairs Eco Trails, in Killedmond near Borris, Co. Carlow, Ireland.  This commission is supported by Bord Failte (the Irish Tourist Board) who are currently promoting the ancient history of the east of Ireland www.IrelandsAncientEast.com  […]

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Short-Listed: Shamrock Plaza Carlow Commission

The Shamrock plaza is a new building which has replaced what was known as Doyles of the Shamrock hardware, located at the main cross roads of the Dublin/Kilkenny road and Tullow street.   Monaco Properties (who developed the new building) invited submissions for a work(s) […]

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