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Skibs were a traditional basket from the West of Ireland used to strain and then serve potatoes.  The skib was placed at the centre of the gathering, in some cases in place of a table, and used as a communal serving plate for potatoes. After use it was rinsed, hung on the wall and came to be seen as an integral part of cottage furnishing.     

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They strike our emotional core, where one is transported to a place, can almost touch history whilst communicating very real beauty achieved through Joe's unique ability to fuse traditional technique with a contemporary aesthetic.

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