Meet The Collaborators

TAKING A BITE OUT OF THE WORLD OF CHEESE CRAFT.

Ned Palmer


A FIRST TASTE THAT MATURED INTO A TWENTY YEAR PASSION.

TAKING A BITE OUT OF THE WORLD OF CHEESE CRAFT.

Ned is a true master in the world of cheese craft. He will be collaborating with Bushmills Irish Whiskey this winter to host a series of whiskey and cheese pairing masterclasses across Ireland. Guests will explore the similarities between the crafts of Irish whiskey distillation and cheese making, before having a go at creating their own pairings. 

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Éamonn O’Sullivan


LIFE ON A KNIFE’S EDGE.

CARVING OUT A LEGACY IN WOOD.

Since establishing his company, Hewn, Éamonn has been on a journey of exploration, creating everyday utensils from fallen Irish trees. He collaborated with Bushmills Irish Whiskey to host a series of workshops where guests learned how the creative woodworker hand-carves the perfect whiskey accessories.

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CARVING OUT A LEGACY IN WOOD.
A REBELLION AGAINST THE MEDIOCRE.

Oscar Woolley


INNOVATION BREWED.

A REBELLION AGAINST THE MEDIOCRE.

Co-founder of Suki Tea, Oscar joined Bushmills Irish Whiskey to host a series of whiskey and tea blending masterclass events across Ireland in Spring 2019. The collaboration also introduced a limited edition, Black Bush inspired, loose leaf tea designed by Oscar - Black Bush Blend.

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Michael Morris


IGNITING AN AMBITION.

TURNING A FLICKERING DREAM INTO A BLAZING CAREER.

Michael is the creative force behind the Bearded Candle Makers. The chandler collaborated with Bushmills Irish Whiskey in 2018 to create a limited edition winter candle and to host a series of hands-on candle making workshops.

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TURNING A FLICKERING DREAM INTO A BLAZING CAREER.
A NEW PATH FOR AN OLD CRAFT.

Jason Karayiannis


A STITCH IN TIME.

A NEW PATH FOR AN OLD CRAFT.

Leatherworker Jason has a simple goal, to create long-lasting leather products amid an increasingly throwaway culture. He created a limited edition Bushmills Irish Whiskey hip flask and hosted a number of interactive leather making workshops across Ireland.

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Rob Krawczyk


CUT AND DRIED.

COMBINING A PASSION FOR COOKING AND ART.

Rob is a charcuterie master and one of Ireland’s top trending chefs, having recently opened his own restaurant. A collaboration with Bushmills Irish Whiskey saw him host a series of meat curing masterclasses in the country’s leading venues.

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COMBINING A PASSION FOR COOKING AND ART.
REDISCOVERING EVERYDAY SURROUNDINGS.

Freddy Kelly


SEEING THINGS DIFFERENTLY.

REDISCOVERING EVERYDAY SURROUNDINGS.

Freddy is one of Dublin’s most talked about Instagram photographers, capturing visual stories from around his city. He collaborated with Bushmills Irish Whiskey to host an interactive event where attendees were taught about the world of street photography.

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Ronan O’Dornan


STAYING FOCUSSED.

A LIFE-CHANGING MOMENT THAT LED TO A PASSION BEING CAPTURED.

Former art teacher Ronan threw himself into a career in photography following a serious car accident, which pushed him to pursue his passion. Black Bush and Photography, a mobile photography workshop in collaboration with Bushmills Irish Whiskey, saw him sharing his best photography tips.

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A LIFE-CHANGING MOMENT THAT LED TO A PASSION BEING CAPTURED.

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