LAINEY K and BEO Wellness Events


LAINEY K and BEO Wellness Event

The brainchild of founders Aoibhín Garrihy and Sharon Connellan, BEO (the Irish translation for life) inspires, motivates and encourages self-care for the mind, body and soul – specialising in bespoke events – connecting like-minded people.

LAINEY K is your wonderful world of greeting cards and wall art – designed to give you a feel-good factor every time you see them. Each piece is imagined, designed, and created by me, Elaine Kellegher, in Ireland.

BEO and LAINEY K both share a mission of communicating messages of self- care, and well-being, and want to make you feel good.

Connecting with people is proven to be great for our social, emotional, and physical well-being. Sending a LAINEY K greeting card to someone special is a great way of connecting, and improving well-being for both you, and your recipient. If you are attending BEO this weekend in The Marker Hotel, you will get your mitts on some #LAINEYKSurprises. With BEO, I am inviting you to get writing a LAINEY K Greeting Card, get sending, get connecting and get improving Ireland’s overall well-being!

Self-care and well-being are extremely close to my heart. Therefore I am thrilled that LAINEY K will be part of the BEO Wellness event in the Marker Hotel this weekend. Enjoy the event!

It’s a sold out event, but there are lots more to look forward to:


Some of the #LAINEYKSurprises you’ll get at the BEO Wellness Event:




I am BLOOMIN’ excited to announce that LAINEY K is returning to Bloom in the Park this year – 31st May – 4th June 2018! The LAINEY K pop-up will be in the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland Craft Village!

So to celebrate, I am giving away two tickets to the event!! This June Bank Holiday Weekend you and a mate could be gallivanting around Bloom in the Phoenix Park!

HOW TO ENTER: All you have to do is like LaineyK Facebook page, and share this post!

The tickets can be used on any day of the festival. Winners will be chosen at random and will be announced on the LAINEY K Facebook page before the show!

Bloom, bloom, bloom, let me hear you say YAY!!!

The Rising

1916 Proclamation PrintI am not a hugely political person, but the personal stories of the men and women of 1916 made me stop and listen. They were just like you and me – living their day to day lives…workers…dreamers…all hoping of a better Ireland. They are an inspiration and their extraordinary courage is something we can all learn from.

This print from my wall art collection is dedicated to them.

#LAINEYK #IrishDesign #TheRising #Ireland1916

Love is in the Éire

LAINEY K Marriage Referendum cardGet your hands on this limited edition card now:

Once in a while a referendum comes along which really pulls all of our heartstrings, leaving us with an overwhelming desire to go out and make sure we have our say.

On May 22nd 2015, we can help make an amendment to the Constitution which will change forever what it means to grow up LGBT in Ireland. We helped make this change for our friends, but also for Ireland – the place we call home, the place we call the land of a thousand welcomes…

It was all about equality. It was all about love.

I have have designed limited edition cards to mark the referendum and the huge celebration that it is.

You can get your hands on my “Love is in the Éire” card, and more here: SHOP HERE



A very thoughtful dad

This weekend was a memorable one for many reasons, but mostly for my brief meeting with one very thoughtful dad in Dun Laoghaire, where I was exhibiting on Sunday.

He spent some time looking through my prints, whilst quietly telling me that his daughter is currently going through a tough time. He wanted to surprise her with one of my prints to help set her back on the right track. He decided on “LIFE IS A STORY” – a print that tells you to be brave, worry less and to ultimately try to make your life story a ‘best seller’!

Since I started designing and making, this has been one of the most rewarding moments for me – because that’s what it’s all about. With all of my designs, I create with the aim of giving people a giggle and a feel good factor every time they see them. I hope this print goes a little bit of the way to making her feel better.

Such a lovely and thoughtful dad. x

Life is a Story_frame_Elaine Kellegher Photography & Design


Caution – may contain feelings of warmth and fuzziness

It’s been revealed – the UK’s most anticipated ad of the year! John Lewis have done it again – another warm and fuzzy Christmas ad that is about so much more than buying gifts. Year after year, they manage to make you realise just how important it is to let people know you are there, and this time, all accompanied by a beautiful cover – the amazing Oasis song “Half the World Away”, sung by Aurora Aksnes.

This year’s ad is not my favourite however – they have had some absolute crackers, all brilliant in their own right!

My Ultimate John Lewis ads: (Caution – may contain feelings of warmth and fuzziness)

John Lewis Christmas Advert 2011 – The Long Wait

John Lewis Christmas Advert 2012 – The Journey

John Lewis Christmas Advert 2013 – The Bear & The Hare

John Lewis Christmas Advert 2014 – #MontyThePenguin

And this year’s ad…

John Lewis Christmas Advert 2015 – #ManOnTheMoon

Six Irish destinations have been listed on Lonely Planet’s must-see sights of all time

Good news for Ireland: Six Irish destinations have been listed on Lonely Planet’s world top 500 must-see sights of all time! They include sites in Meath, Clare, Tipperary and Antrim all got on the list. If you needed any more proof that Ireland is a beautiful country, you have it right here, right now!

1. # 103 – The Giant’s Causeway

2. # 224 – Bru na Boinne

3. #378 – The Cliffs of Moher

4. #424 – The Titanic visitor centre

5. #468 – Trinity College in Dublin

6. #497 – The Rock of Cashel

Head of Communications, Alex Connolly, speaking about the listings, said:

The Irish sights which made it onto the list reflect the range of attractions Ireland has to offer and demonstrate that for a small country, Ireland is certainly punching above its weight internationally.

Ireland is just full of amazing destinations, and some of my favs that didn’t make the Lonely Planet cut are:
1. Kenmare, Co. Kerry
2. Dingle, Co. Kerry
3. The Hill Of Skryne, Co. Meath
4. Ballycotton walk, Co. Cork
 Ballycotton 2
5. The Ring Of Kerry
6. The Hill Of Tara, Co. Meath
Hill of Tara
7. Galway City
Galway City
8. Dalgan Park, Co. Meath
 Dalgan Park
9. Gougane Barra, Cork
Gougane Barra

Rose of Tralee – They all have lovely bottoms!

The Rose of Tralee (our cultural institution) is loved and loathed in equal measure, and if you happen to have grown up watching the Rose, as I did, it’s very possible that you feel both of these emotions in tandem! It’s an event that is open to it’s fair share of ‘paddywhackery’ – so here’s my contribution. ‪#‎roseoftralee‬ ‪#‎frted‬ ‪#‎irishdesign‬


Just Say Yes

Once in a while a referendum comes along which really pulls all of our heartstrings, leaving us with an overwhelming desire to go out and make sure we have our say.

On May 22nd 2015, we can help make an amendment to the Constitution which will change forever what it means to grow up LGBT in Ireland. I’d like to help make this change for my friends, but also for Ireland – the place we call home, the place we call the land of a thousand welomes…

It’s all about equality. It’s all about love. With just days left to register to vote, here’s a contribution to the journey.

(Click to enlarge)

marriage equality referendum


Get It:

LAINEY K prints

Get It: