Tom’s Blog

Here you will find a selection of news article that I have chosen as a means of keeping the significance of the natural world relevant to my work as a furniture-maker. The content also stimulates some great conversation in the workshop.

Raise the roof

I support 'Raise the Roof'   The Jesuits are urging people to support the ‘Raise the Roof’ housing rally outside Leinster House on Wednesday, saying that it is “an important opportunity to highlight the depth of the housing crisis and the need for a radical...

Finucane Bench

The Aengus & Jack Finucane Memorial Bench.   I am delighted to announce that  myself and a very dear associate of mine Knut Klimmek have been awarded the contract to design, build and install the Aengus and Jack Finucane Memorial Bench by Concern Worldwide....

Tom receives volunteer award in Killarney

Image: All-Ireland winning Kerry minor football manager Peter Keane, guest of honour, Councillor Brendan Cronin, Cathaoirleach, Killarney Municipal District Area, and Eve Kelliher, Editor, Killarney Advertiser, with Tom Roche, volunteer,  at the Killarney Looking Good...

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