Joe Hogan, master basket maker: ‘A scent I associate with childhood? The smell of newly mown hay from our neighbour’s field’

Joe Hogan has been making baskets at Galway’s Loch na Fooey since 1978. A master craftsman, he has been commissioned to create baskets for international dignitaries and for designer fashion houses including Loewe

Joe Hogan, master basket maker: “Which famous guests to have at a dinner party? I would probably be more comfortable in the company of less famous people.“ Picture: Michael McLaughlin