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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Timelapse of making dog-paw keyrings

Almost all smartphones nowadays have the ability to take timelapses. A timelapse, if you don't know, just speeds up time so the video looks like fast motion. They're incredibly useful for my type of work, because even I wouldn't sit through a 5 minute video of someone...

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Irish Elm salad bowl


Conor 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


Thank you Conor for doing such a great job – with such a great attitude. We love the bowl and can’t wait to see her reaction to getting it.

Susan & Kim


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


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