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Ebb & Flow Basket: Joe Hogan, Co Galway

10th April, 2016

Joe Hogan, Co Galway

“Wood is the essential source of inspiration,” says basket maker Joe Hogan, who’s been making baskets at Loch na Fooey in Connemara, Co Galway, since 1978. “With the Ebb and Flow basket, I have tied three pieces of bog pine together. The shape of the basket then flows from the wood framework.”

The Ebb and Flow basket took about 70 hours to weave, with...

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