I'm a full- time self- employed graphic designer, running my own business in Dublin, Ireland.
My desire has been to build as broad a portfolio as possible, with book design as the cornerstone of what I do. To that end, my days tend to involve a lot of designing book covers, reading manuscripts and developing ideas with publishers and authors.
I serve as art director for three magazines, so any time not spent on books sees me focusing on layout for those.
I worked for three years on Ireland's leading lifestyle and fashion magazine. I collaborated with journalists and editors and on laying out text, research beautiful imagery that connected to the piece and compliment this with strong typography for both article and cover headlines. Working to deadline and ensuring files were output correctly and ready to hit the press made me as fast and accurate designer.
For three years I served as Art Director for Ireland's most exciting and cutting edge interior design magazine. Collaborating with editors, writers and photographers to create beautiful spreads and covers, that captured the latest fashions and trends in interior design.
After the death of her mother and the loss of her family’s fortune, it falls to young Glen Westley to do what she can for herself and her ailing father. Determined to make her own way in the world, she moves from the West of Ireland to London and works tirelessly to succeed as a novelist, despite the limitations her sex and nationality represent. Having struggled so long for fame, it is at las... read more
"During the final two or three years of his life, I made many surreptitious recordings of John Joe as he sat by the fire. He was in the process of forgetting almost everything he’d ever known. He was fading out of the world and I wanted to record whatever it was he might say before it was too late…"Set around a small family farm on the edge of a bog, a few miles from the river Shannon, Minor M... read more
An astronomer challenges an emperor.A hunter pursues the last dinosaur through a remote rainforest. A young Kerryman emigrates to the Moon to seek his fortune. These fifteen darkly funny stories illuminate a side of Irish literary history that is often overlooked. In the 19th and 20th centuries, the winds of change came rushing in Ireland’s direction. Science and technology would transform eve... read more
In 1938, Virgilia Wilde, an Irish writer, leaves England to begin a new life in the tranquil setting of Wicklow with her daughter Nan. As strange visions threaten those around her, Virgilia must decide if she can intervene and prevent tragedies to come, or if her worst fears must play out as she helplessly looks on…This follow-up to the critically acclaimed haunted-house novel The Uninvited is... read more
Without a Doubt is the compelling and heartfelt story of Fiona Whyte and Seán Malone’s quest to have a family together in Ireland. Their sweeping efforts, first with IVF, then adoption, and finally and successfully through surrogacy with a clinic in India, expose the shortcomings of the current Irish legal system relating to these deeply emotional issues and their heart-breaking human conseque... read more
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