Dublin Castle Sand Sculpture Exhibition 2005

The Four Seasons For this our fourth year of the Exhibition we were able to create four sculptures and decided on the seasons as a Theme. Each sculpture picked their season from a hat and created their work based on that. The sculptures were joined with a simple sand bank to show the connections between…


Dublin Castle Sand Sculpture Exhibition 2004

The History of Dublin Castle To Commemorate the anniversary of Dublin castle we based the Theme around stories which took place in the Castle over the centuries. This first sculpture is based on a story of Silken Thomas and his attempt to avenge this fathers death. For his special attack he invented “The Falcon Cannon”…


Dublin Castle Sand Sculpture Exhibition 2003

Dream States This year we set ourselves; the theme of dream slates. We had an international team of nine sculptors from Catalonia, France, Scotland, Holland and of course lreland. The Sculplures shows; the story or a business man falling into a deep sleep. The middle sculpture is a mish mash of what happens as he…


Dublin Castle Sand Sculpture exhibition 2002

Apathy    When we first decided to bring sand sculpture to Dublin, we met with Jack Gilligan – the then head of the Arts Office. He was enthusiastic about the idea and agreed to part fund the project with Duthain Dealbh investing our own funds to realise the work. Initially there were a few raised…