blog-post RSS



Ever wondered how a clicker pen works?

For something we take for granted a clicker pen is a very complex little bit of engineering. As the engineerguy tell us in his youtube video, excellent content as always from Bill Hannack.  See our Engineers clicker pen, engineering meets style and woods from the forests of Ireland. Hope you enjoyed this.

Continue reading




Fountain Pen Brand of the year 2020

    Catherine and I were delighted to receive the email informing us we had won the Irish fountain pen brand of the year for 2020.   We work very hard to ensure our worldwide client base receives a writing instrument from us that will exceed their expectations. The only way we know to achieve this goal is to ensure every part of our hand turning, hand assembly and the bespoke packaging of our pens is carried out with the knowledge that the pen will become part of its users everyday lifestyle and that is a big reasonability and that is what drives us to be the best we can.  Extract from the EU Business email, the award will be published in their March edition, we are so proud we...

Continue reading



Can an Irish Pens handmade wooden pen help protect the environment?

We have been writing by hand for literally thousands of years, so what about the simple PEN?  It doesn't have a battery or a motherboard,  it doesn't require a Service plan or a satellite orbiting the earth in order to function, it is never smarter than you are which I like!! If I drop it in water or any distance higher than your own knee on a hard surface it would not be destroyed in fact purchasing an insurance plan for it would be, well silly and slightly ridiculous, this simple pen has shaped the very world in which we live,  it has recorded the discoveries of scientists and inventors and every tail of explorers who has crossed the open ocean...

Continue reading



Custom wedding registry bridal gift that left them speechless

We were asked to make a custom wedding registry pen gift for a bride-to-be by her auntie. Her aunt wanted a writing pen the happy couple would use to sign their wedding register on their the big day "have you any thoughts on how we can make the pen extra special" she asked me?     We had a chat and in the conversation it became clear the passion the Bride and her Fiancé have for the GAA and their codes of Camogie and hurling, now both camogie and hurling sticks are made from Ash wood and I thought if we could get an old stick that had a special meaning to the Bride we could craft the pen that stick and...

Continue reading