C E L T I C   W O R D S   &   W I S D O M

Irish folk sayings often have an earthy and darkly humorous view of life, and like many highly developed folk cultures, a deep (not to say cynical) understanding of human realities. 'Triads' are sayings that are composed of three elements, and 'seanfhocail' are traditional sayings.

"An Irish Blessing" Wedding Commission.Gouache, gold leaf and ink on Fabriano paper

"An Irish Blessing" Wedding Commission.Gouache, gold leaf and ink on Fabriano paper

"There's no hearth like your own hearth" Commission. Ink, gouache and gold leaf on Fabriano paper

"There's no hearth like your own hearth" Commission. Ink, gouache and gold leaf on Fabriano paper

"There's no hearth..." Another version, this time purely in Irish. Ink and gold leaf on Fabriano paper.

"There's no hearth..." Another version, this time purely in Irish. Ink and gold leaf on Fabriano paper.