The Morrigan Skinny Scarf

A product of dreams, memories and coincidences, this print draws on the story of the Morrigan, the shape-shifting Celtic Goddess of War, Fate and Death. Her alter ego is the black bird, a crow or raven, that famously perched on the shoulder of Celtic hero Cú Chulainn in the throes of death. Like so many…

Banshee, Dark Rose

When I was little I often stayed with my grandparents in Dublin, and for years they schooled me in Irish myth and legend, and the folklore of this country. While my grandfather stuck to the more traditional, well known stories- the Children of Lir, the Salmon of Knowledge, my Granny would (and still does) tell…

Pirate Queen, Sunrise

I started mulling over this print when we were road tripping around the west coast last summer and happened upon the remains of the Cara na Mara on the beach at Bunbeg. I love ruins, wrecks and derelict buildings- I wonder who lived and worked there and what kind of lives revolved around these now…

Children of Lir

One of the first Irish myths that really stuck in my head was the story of The Children of Lir. Maybe because it was about swans, and I was obsessed with ballet and Swan Lake, or maybe because part of it was reputed to have taken place not far from where I grew up, on…

Brown Thomas Create: The Éadach Collection

So after a few months of musing, scribbling, designing, sampling, deadlines and packing (and just the odd tantrum) the new Éadach collection will be launching in Brown Thomas on Tuesday. There have been sneak peeks- my Children of Lir dress for the Belfast Telegraph Woman of the Years Awards, and sketches in our Drawn to…

Valentine’s Gifts

So. Unless you are choosing to heed Ghostbuster II’s prediction that the world will end next Sunday, you may be considering Valentine’s gifts. If you’re in a bit of a quandary about this, read on… I’ve already had a few organised souls get in touch to order Éadach scarves for V day. Éadach scarves are…

Illustrations

I’m quite obsessed with drawing, I honestly think I have a 3b addiction, and although much of the illustration work I do is commercial work I do like to work on my own little personal scribbles when I have time. To compliment the aesthetic, inspiration and ethos of my Éadach silks I’ve worked on a…