Bill Irish

Bill Irish was born and reared in Ferrybank, Waterford. He qualified as a teacher of metalwork in Dublin in 1971. Currently he is a lecturer at Waterford Institute of Technology, where he teaches apprentice engineering students and gives practical workshop/tuition to Art and Design students. Local maritime history has always been one of his interests, and that interest blossomed into a fascinaiton with the crafts and skills involved in shipbuilding at Waterford. He undertook a programme of...See more