Artist Fiachra Crowley’s striking ceramic pieces are beautiful in their simplicity. Working primarily in ceramic, Fiachra makes functional stoneware pieces, as well as contemporary artworks, which are finished in box frames. He strives to make pieces which have the ability to fit into a simple modern environment, adding an element […]

One of the most remarkable processions of recent years in West Cork was the first Samhain festival in Clonakilty in 2017: to the beat of drums fantastic masked figures with long gilded trumpets loomed out of the dusk and the mist into the yellow haloed lights of Wolfe Tone Street. […]

Specialising in traditional and contemporary craft, O’Connell Gallery, recently opened on Ashe St. in Clonakilty, presents an evolving collection of ceramics, glass, textiles, woodwork and metalwork from emerging and established Irish artists and craftspeople.  Owner Stephen O’Connell is a Cork city native who has worked in a variety of arts […]