Signage / Engraving

We have been asked to produce various outdoor signs from stainless steel cut outs for GAA and Community Centres, to the prestigious blue and gold, Irish Harp, escutcheons for the Department of Foreign Affairs for Irish embassies worldwide. We have made historical interpretive plaques for a number of historical trails and have worked on extensive infographics/signage for the Marconi station, in Clifden for Galway County Council, along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Our engraving service includes rotary and laser engraving on brass, aluminium, acrylic, bronze and stainless steel.

Case Studies

Irish Harp Escutcheon for DFA

The cast aluminium blue and gold finished Irish Harp escutcheons for each Irish embassy, consulate or residence, have been fitted in some 80 locations worldwide, many with extreme climate differences. We have worked with the Athy Co-op Foundry for the castings and done all finishing, priming, masking, painting and bracketing in house. We have completed 3 batches of these since 2017.

Marconi for Galway County Council/ Failte Ireland

In 2016, we worked with Denis Byrne Architects to monitor the product design and produce all signage, sculptural hides and interpretive railings for both the Marconi industrial site and Alcock & Browne trans-Atlantic landing site at Derrygimlagh near Clifden. This project used weathering steels or Corten, Irish larch and stainless fixings though out. The graphic elements were seven-year vinyl's on exterior grade composite aluminium panels. This project won the RIAI Best Place Award in 2017 and was been nominated for the RIAI, Museum and Heritage International Award in 2018.

Battle of Ashbourne for Ashbourne Historical Society.

In 2016, we worked with Ashbourne Historical Society to produce a set of historically accurate battle boards which described the Battle of Ashbourne in 1916. These aluminium skinned boards were screen printed with illustrations and photographs and set into concrete at Rath Cross on the N2 north of Ashbourne on 70mm poles. This work followed on from other works outside of the library and A4 size plaques on various locations around the town of Ashbourne.
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Our Stories

Late Late Show St. Patrick’s Day Award
The inaugural Late Late Show St. Patrick's Day Award. I was delighted to be asked (at short notice) to produce the Late Late Show St. Patrick's Day Award. Our 'Infinity Spiral' which was presented by Ryan Tubridy to Dr. Sammar Ali. Dr. Ali is the daughter of Dr. Syed Waqqar...
Irish Times Innovation Awards 2020 – New Design
Great to see the #IrishTimes Innovation Awards winners getting these awards yesterday (27th January 2021). These are the new design commissioned for the 2020 awards, 7 of which were delivered around the country. The overall went to Galway based founder Suzanne Moloney of...
Tubular Mesh Architectural Lights
Back in March this year, we had the opportunity to design and create some tubular mesh architectural lights for LUCA Architecture for their project in 75. St. Stephen's Green. We used mesh from Downer International and acrylics from Pyrasied Xtreme Acrylic. They were installed...
Island Clean Up – Skerries
In 2016, SHDW sponsored the purchase of a sea kayak to assist in the campaign to clear plastic from the Skerries Islands. This started with a solo journey, filling just one fishing basket full of bottles and debris. Along with kayaker friends and Currach na Sceirí, we have...
Ruray & Ruray Mór
Our Ruray LED desk lamp, was designed and made in 2012. Its’ distinctive wave style is based on the legendary Tonn Ruraigh wave that breaks off the coast of Co. Down, Ireland. A legend suggests that this large roaring wave could be heard but never seen. In Ruray we have...
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