Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monitory Fund was in Ireland to speak at various events during the week. She was spotted at her talk at DCU wearing one of my Golden Twist brooches.
Forty pieces of craft work were selected for an exhibition to celebrate fifty years of the annual RDS Craft Awards in the RDS library which will finish at the Horse Show on the 17th August. I was delighted that my "silver podform vase with a removable stem" was chosen as one of the pieces to to be shown as an example of silverware exhibited at the show. It was exhibited in 2012 when it was purchased for the national collection of the Crafts Council of Ireland.
At the opening of "The Makers Hand", a collection of the silversmiths taking part, Séamus Gill, Peter Donovan his former teacher, Des Byrne and Brian Clarke with whom he took participated with in a number of workshops.