Visitors are invited to see the Edman Collection in Kilnamartyra, Macroom, County Cork. This family owned business creates a fine collection of themed chess sets, legendary Celtic miniatures, Irish military figurines, Irish heroes, little treasures and statues. Lord of the Rings figures and creatures, licensed from Tolkien Enterprise and influenced by J.R.R. Tolkien's famous books are designed here have gained an International reputation.
A trip to the work shop is a worthwhile visit where you can watch the sculptors craft the intricate pieces. The work shop is located in Macroom in the Múscraí Gaeltacht, one of the few areas where the Irish language is still spoken. Here you will find a wealth of culture and heritage, song and story, where the myth and magic of Ireland of old can still be found. Múscraí offers the visitor a vast array of natural and varying landscapes from unpolluted lakes, rivers and streams to unspoilt remnants of aboriginal woodlands, rich farmland with an intricate network of hedgerows and meadows and mountain heathlands amidst the rocky folds of forestry plantations.