Headstones, lasting memorials

Letter carving
Letter carving

Valentia Slate headstone

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Devine (Front)
Devine (Front)

The carved detail is from Emma's sketchbook

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Devine (Back)
Devine (Back)
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Creedon.jpg
Creedon.jpg

Kilkenny Limestone headstone with the inscription in Irish

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Creedon (close up).jpg
Creedon (close up).jpg

Carved swallow and touches of colour and gold leaf

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Lenox-Conyngham
Lenox-Conyngham

Kilkenny marble headstone, Melosina is a descendant of the Butlers of Ormonde (Kilkenny Castle)

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Dix Con
Dix Con

Portuguese Limestone headstone on Kilkenny Limestone base stone. A butterfly and rose detail are carved on the front above and below the wording.

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Dix-Conway (Close up)
Dix-Conway (Close up)

When I was shaping the round top of this headstone I cut very carefully to leave a raised piece which I then carved into a butterfly in strong relief

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Connelly (Front)
Connelly (Front)
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Geoghegan
Geoghegan
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Costello
Costello
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Nuzum
Nuzum

Snowdrops carved onto Joshua's headstone

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Gardner
Gardner
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Casey-Rouzier (Front)
Casey-Rouzier (Front)
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Casey-Rouzier (Back)
Casey-Rouzier (Back)
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Matthews
Matthews
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Little
Little
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Little (detail)
Little (detail)

Acorns and oak leaves decorate this headstone

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Connelly (Back)
Connelly (Back)

A robin on a garden fork is carved in strong relief on the back of this headstone.

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Connelly (Front)
Connelly (Front)

Relief carving of daffodils

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