Roger O’Reilly is an award winning illustrator and storyboard artist, working on productions such as the TV series ‘Vikings’ among others. Recently he launched a new website: IrelandPosters.ie. which creates and prints a range of retro style posters capturing the beauty and drama of Ireland and its regions.
The idea for the website started with just two posters, Kilkenny and Drogheda – his adopted city and his hometown; designed and printed partly as thank-you gifts to some friends and partly because he figured there was a demand out there for some nicely updated prints in the style of old railway posters.
Roger’s intention is to keep adding to the collection. “I’m constantly out sketching and drawing this fascinating country of ours and I hope in time to have a poster for each county, north and south and for most of the larger towns in between” Says O’Reilly. “Well designed wall art is a great addition to any home, but travel posters bring an extra dimension in that they have a personal connection, whether they illustrate somewhere you’ve been or they serve simply to say “This is where I come from”.
The latest addition to the IrelandPosters.ie collection is a new series of over eighty posters of the lighthouses that dot our shorelines north and south. From the Baily at Howth to Fanad head in Donegal and featuring all points in between, the Lighthouses of Ireland compilation is sure to delight anyone with a grá for our maritime and built heritage.