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Bree is a spirited and standout font that takes its inspiration from handwriting. It's sure to grab your reader's attention, especially in short paragraphs.

 Don Conroy Guest of Honour

We are so excited to announce our Guest of Honor is the legendary artist Don Conroy

Don Conroy is an Irish artist, environmentalist, television personality and writer of children's literature. His artistic and literary work focuses on natural themes, including wildlife.
He works for wildlife conservation in Ireland and made regular appearances on The Den since it began in 1986, becoming the longest continually serving member of the cast. He has also appeared publicly at libraries, schools and elsewhere, where he entertains children with stories and drawings of various animals, in much the same capacity as his role on The Den.

Jennifer Farley Our Artist in the Gallery

Jennifer Farley is an illustrator and designer. She draws pictures for children’s books, maps, apps, t-shirts, graphics for websites and promotional events. She is currently a director of Illustrators Ireland. Jennifer has a Masters degree in Design and has been teaching Photoshop, Illustrator and Design Theory for over 14 years. Jennifer is the author and illustrator of Island of Adventures which was published in 2018. She is originally from Dublin, but now lives the country life with her husband and two dogs, Otto and Knuckles.  


Alan Ryan

Artist from The Beano Cartoonist & writer - Faraday the Blob, Beano, Dandy, Epic! mag, Kerrang!, Ruaille Buaille and others Insta: alotron2000 FB: FaradaytheBlob It/Its


Maura McHugh

Living in Galway, Maura writes in a variety of media, including prose, theatre, film, and comics. Her new collection of short stories The Boughs Withered (When I Told Them My Dreams) is out this summer. She's written a number of comic book stories, including Judge Anderson for 2000 AD, Jennifer Wilde for Atomic Diner in Ireland, and a Witchfinder mini-series in the Hellboy universe for Dark Horse Comics. She's also writing a Judge Anderson novella for Rebellion and a story in Ian Edington's forthcoming Scarlet Traces prose anthology.

Michael Carroll

Writer of Judge Dredd comics, Super Human series of YA superhero novels, and more, including the award-not-yet-nominated Rusty Staples comics blog!


Derry Dillon

Derry is an Irish illustrator from  Carlow with over 15 years experience in children’s book illustration, educational publishing, lecturing (NCAD) and generally just making stuff. Clients include: Poolbeg Press / Gill Ltd. / Abbvie / Carlow Arts Festival / VISUAL Carlow / Glenisk Ltd. / Orpen Press / Seery's Ltd. / Nue Ltd. / Ian McClean & Partners

Fintan Taite

Fintan is an award-winning Illustrator based in Dublin. He works on everything from picture Books and Editorial Illustration to Comics, Advertising and packaging artwork. His line work and design sense is influenced by the classic cartoonists of the 1950s and '60s and he still likes to get my hands dirty with ink and paint before using the computer to composite my work and add the finishing touches. 

He has illustrated the books How Billy Brown Saved the Queen, The New Cat, AN Bata Draiocht, and Ruaille Buaille and The Secrets of Grindlewood series  

Dylan Quinn

Dylan Quinn is a Freelance Illustrator, Designer and Artist currently living in Dublin Ireland.

 5+ years of experience working as a freelance illustrator on a variety of projects including video games, tabletop games, animation, children's illustration, graphic design.  

Katch Murtagh

Kay is a  twenty-something amateur artist from Tullamore who is a bit too into anime and the like. Chronically ill, artwork may be few and far between.
Winner of the Hozier Fan Art competition for Take Me To Church.  

Evil Chimp FX


Special Effects enthusiast based in Tullow, Co. Carlow, Specialising in movie prop replicas, prosthetic makeup and movie accurate costumes

Dee Cunniffe

Dee Cunniffe is an award-winning Irish designer who worked for over a decade in publishing and advertising. He gave it all up to pursue his love of comics.

He has colored The Dregs, Devil Within and  Eternal at Black Mask, The Paybacks and Interceptor at Heavy Metal, Her Infernal Descent, Lost City Explorers, The Replacer and  Stronghold at Aftershock, FRIENDO at Vault, and Redneck at Skybound.

Dave Hendrick

Dublin native Dave Hendrick's previous work includes GRANUAILE: QUEEN OF STORMS for The O'Brien Press The Symptoms (Zuda) and Short Sharp Schlocks. He is currently working on a number of projects including a Pearl Jam comic book anthology and other graphic novels.

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Peter Marry 

Since Graduation I have worked in many areas of the Animation and Print industries, both freelance and in house.
Studios and clients include: News International, Literactive ltd, Boulder Media ltd, E.S.B Ireland, Double Z productions Ireland, Brown Bag studios Dublin.

Specialties: Storyboarding, Illustration, Advertisiing Design


Dark Angels make Up SFX

Dawn Butler is based in Kildare town , She attended the college of media and artistry in dundrum , blood and gore enthusiast 

She has worked as a shield Maiden in Vikings season 3 and 4. and as a make artist on Vikings season 4 and 5

Dawn has also worked on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (currently in Productionmin Ireland) starring Michael Fassbender


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