Dara Howlett is a Dublin born artist.
Dara has a Ba. Sc. (hons) in Furniture design and manufacturing from GMIT Letterfrack, completed 2021.
She completed a level 6 in Furniture Design and Manufacturing in DFEI in 2017. In the first year of study, she competed in the Ireland National skills competition.
She was the first and only female to ever have competed and made it to the final ranking top 6 in the county in cabinet making.
On completing a level 6 she graduated DFEI and completed a degree course in Furniture Design at GMIT Letterfrack.
Her designs are inspired by nature and the world around us and these influences are evident through her work as designer and maker.
Dara is pictured here with Peter Walsh in Croke Park at a ceremony to mark the 60thanniversary of Ireland’s involvement in WorldSkills.