Hugh Mc Mahon lives and works in Limerick City. He works as an artist, illustrator and art therapist. He is a founding member of Phoenix Creative Arts Psychotherapy Centre (PCPC) which provides creative arts therapies for young people in Limerick. He has had four solo exhbitions of his paintings and has produced several illustrated books.  He is available for commissioned work and can be contacted at or on Instagram;hughcoonagh.

Hugh Mc Mahon

Born in Coonagh, County Limerick 1976

Hugh Mc Mahon

Attended Limerick School Of Art and Design 1994-1998

Degree Show Painting BA 1998

Mayor Diarmuid Scully and Hugh Mc Mahon Bringing It All Back Home Exhibition Launch 2007

First Solo Show Limerick Printmakers 2007

Volunteer Work Ghana West Africa 2008

Graduated MA Art Therapy Cork Institute of Technology 2010

Hugh Mc Mahon and Christy Mc Grath, Art Teacher Folktales Launch 2015

Interests include Theology, Mythology and Folklore

Artist Hugh Mc Mahon

'The Star' Newspaper Article


“Typhoid Fever is a terrible thing. It either kills you or drives you mad and I know..I’ve had it!”

Marshall MacMahon, President of France

















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