In The News

Mary’s work has featured in local papers, magazines and books throughout the years and it’s nice to be able to showcase some of these articles and images here on the website.

Image 1 was taken from an article in the Derry Journal on August 1998. It shows Mary presenting Newt Gingrich, speaker of the U.S House of Representatives with a bogwood sculpture of a map of Inishowen. Newt Gingrich was a candidate for the 2012 Republican Party Presidential nomination.  John Hume, a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, is also in the picture. 

Image 2, taken from the Derry Journal’s Inside Inishowen section in January 2002, is of a Crib which Mary made with the White Oaks Rehabilitation Centre’s residents that she tutored at the time. 

Image 3, shows the front page of the Derry Journal from March 2002, with a photograph that was taken at the opening of the White Oaks Rehabilitation Centre. Rev Carlin is pictured with Mark Durkan, who was the North’s Minister of Finance at the time, and they are standing in front of an Alter commissioned especially for the Centre’s Oratory in 2002.

Image 4 was a from a Derry Journal advert for the 2011 Derry Journal Craft Fair showing Mary as one of the exhibitors.

Images 5 & 6 are from an article about Inishowen Bogwood Sculptures, which was featured in the Derry Journal on November 2011.

Image 7 shows a bird sculpture from Inishowen Bogwood Sculptures which was in the Ulster Homes magazine in 1999.

Image 8 was taken from April 2014’s edition of the Ulster Tatler.

Images 9 to 13 are taken from the Feast or Famine book by renowned chef Emmett McCourt, they include a section about Mary and her bogwood Sculptures from Inishowen’s bogs and some images of the bog oak platters displaying some of Emmett’s signature heritage dishes.

In The News