Now stocking the Irish Design House in Toronto, Canada

Stocking retail shops has been a goal of mine for the past year or so, because it offers people a chance to see my work in person, and therefore see the quality and craftsmanship in each piece. However, I've held off approaching shops for so long because I wanted to...

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InterRailing trip through Europe

So I decided this summer that I would make more of an effort to go travelling, because next summer I'm on work placement with college, and the summer after that I'll have (hopefully) graduated. So I asked a few friends and we decided to go interrailing around Europe....

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Getting involved in entrepreneurship in college

The NUI Galway Entrepreneurship society is one of the most active organisations I have ever been involved in. It was only started 3 years ago, and so it’s a relatively young society, but it already has almost 1500 members (1499 at last count). With such a large...

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Irish Elm salad bowl

About

yQ_7YANR0sAGHAuimtc12jXcn0rb0qQ_wr8Thoct3zoConor Lynch is a woodturner based in rural County Offaly. He started woodturning at the age of eleven after seeing a demonstration and, when he was twelve, he bought a lathe with his confirmation money.

He is largely self-taught – many of his early works were used as firewood. Now he is considered one of Ireland’s leading emerging makers working in turned wood and regularly participates in craft fairs around the country, including the RDS Christmas Craft Fair

He has work in private collections in America, Australia, France and Mexico and one of his bowls was presented to President Mary McAleese in 2011….read more

What people say

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Dear Conor, myself and Margaret are delighted with the items and love the beautiful feel and smell of the different woods and the informative notes with each item. Thank you especially for the Walnut ‘cigar’ pen which I will treasure. That’s it for now; keep up the brilliant work!

Eugene & Margaret Corcoran

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Beautiful clock which was received on time, undamaged and in super packaging. Conor was in touch with us throughout the purchase and kept us posted on progress and delivery. Couldn’t be happier – thank you Conor.

Ann Hodgetts

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I am delighted with this clock. The seller even sorted me out with a specific request and delivered it very promptly. The clock was a gift and they are thrilled with it.

John David

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Design is not for philosophy, it’s for life”

 

 

Issey Miyake