The Celtic Roots Studio in Ballinahowen, County Westmeath, led by lead sculptor Helen Conneely, is a cooperative studio representing artists who sculpt exclusively in bogwood.
See the process of how the beautiful sculptures are made on a tour and create your own work of art to bring home. Learn about the history of bogwood and get a gift for someone special in the shop. Choose from incredible sculptures, wish stones and jewellery.
The artists at Celtic Roots Studio have completed commissions on behalf of some of Ireland's top companies, organisations, and government departments. Many heads of state around the world have received the work on visits to Ireland or abroad.
- Learn about the history of bogwood.
- See how bogwood sculptures are made.
- Go on a guided tour of the studio and make your own art.
- Pick up a gift in the gift shop.
After your visit take a short drive through boglands to Clonmacnoise on the banks of the River Shannon.