The 2012 Ferriter Family Gathering was a success! Please check the site again in late May for all the highlights.
Click through to view photo highlights from these fabulous sessions. Video to come soon!
View a time-lapse video of Robin Baldwin painting John Russell Ferriter at our Ferriter Family art show in Dingle, Ireland.
Padraig Feiritear was born 8 March 1856 to Maurice Ferriter and his wife, Nell Mhichil Mhainnnin at An Baile Uachtarach near Bally Ferriter. He was the fourth of nine children. His father, Maurice was a successful carter and farmer, a tenant of the Ventry family. Educated by the Nation School System of the era, he also studied Latin and Irish. Mostly self-educated in Irish, he displayed an Academic knowledge of the Language. He devised his own system of writing Irish. As a young man, Padraig began replicating (copying by hand) Irish manuscripts made available to him by local families. He also interviewed local families and... Read More
The post below is from Robin Baldwin, of Creative Freedom. My "Inspiration Series" of paintings is definitely a personal favorite. This is a collection of portraits to honor the public figures that have most influenced and shaped the way I think about life, social issues and love. The series includes portraits of Musician/Singer India Arie,... Read More
Biography Born in Dublin 1971, Morgan Ferriter was raised in Donegal in the Northwest of Ireland, where he lives and works today. The subjects of his paintings are the Irish landscape, and street scenes of Galway City. He has also painted extensively in Canada and has exhibited there since 2002. Morgan is also a keen... Read More
The following is a message from Robin Baldwin, who will be one of our featured artists at the Ferriter Art Exhibition during our 2012 Gathering in Dingle, Ireland. Hello Family! My Ferriter roots begin with my beloved maternal grandmother, Maxine Ferriter. She always proudly told us stories about her travels to Ireland and instilled a... Read More
This website is dedicated to exploring the legacy of Pierce Ferriter, the warrior poet of Irish lore. As Ferriters, Feirtears, Farritors and Ferreters, we are proud to share this heritage, hailing from one of the most beautiful places in the world, and the westernmost point in Europe, the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland.