Lisdoonvarna was established in Victorian times as a health resort. Mineral rich waters flow down from the surrounding limestone and peat. The town is now famous for its matchmaking seadon. Wealthy families began meeting at Lisdoonvarna and would arrange suitable marriages for their children. By the 1970's city people began coming to the hotels in search of marriage partners. The Lisdoonvarna phenomenon resulted in hundreds of marriages.
County Clare Ireland
An original McHarp design.
Each object is inspired by an actual monument or historical piece and has a reference to the time period and culture. Once a subject is selected, it is hand carved in clay by the artists from which a mold is made. The items are cast with a sturdy cast stone material and goes through several processes to make it look as close to the ancient stone carvings as possible.
These pieces are a wonderful architectural adornment in the home. They represent a direct tie to our rich ancestry and can be enjoyed by the entire family for years to come.
AND There is a tune - Road to Lisdoonvarna!