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In summer 2019, Seal Rescue Ireland asked me if I would attempt to make some sort of comfort pillow for the little pups in ICU from the wetsuits I work with. When the orphaned pups arrive at the centre they are usually only a few weeks old, sometimes just days old. They are missing their Mum terribly and without her at this early stage, they'd have little hope of survival if it wasn't for the support of the Seal Rescue Ireland. The team there work tirelessly and are so incredibly attentive and caring of the seals. They recognised the need to give them something to suckle...

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I was commissioned by Siemens Gamesa to design and make something for the delegates at the 2019 Irish Wind Energy Association Conference from wind turbine tarp. This tarp was used to transport Siemens Gamesa wind turbines to Grousemount Wind farm and would otherwise be sent to landfill. However, it is such a wonderful, strong material - Siemens Gamesa didn't want to see it go to waste. We decided on creating a tote bag for the conference delegates from the material. Instead of giving a new cotton or canvas tote bag filled with unnecessary fliers etc - Siemens Gamesa wanted to use this material,...

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Every year, Civil Engineering company J. Murphy & Sons Ltd use 1000s of slings in different lengths and sizes. These are strong and could lend themselves to many uses when they are retired. So, wanting to do more, Projects Manager Chris Fox contacted me to see could I create something for their office from them. (Check out the video on the project at the end of this post)    I created a bench, stool and recycle bin for J. Murphy & Sons Ltd Ireland office. These designs will last a very long time. They provide function as well as making an environmental statement and talking piece...

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