in ireland

are all irish gingers?

One of my favourite topics for a good conversation is no doubt stereotypes. I love to discuss whether Austrians are indeed grumpy pessimists (which we often are) or why Italians frequently make this weird hand gesture. Thus, within the aforementioned project I got the opportunity to take a closer look on Irish clichés and on what differentiates the island from central Europe. 

Live-saving information on handy postcards

During my research, I found out many interesting yet odd things about Ireland. Did you know, for example, that it’s 33% less likely to have AIDS in there than in Austria? I certainly didn’t. However, with my findings I designed a series of postcards called “Surviving in Ireland”. I gathered some toy cars, shamrocks and red hair and created all the graphics - from the images to the hand lettered typeface - by myself. Each of the eleven cards deals with a different area and altogether they give you a quick - partly objective - overview of the Irish. But see it for yourself - here’s my survival guide:

Browse through the clichés and peculiarities I found out about the Irish

chapter overview


A digital book on studying in Ireland
That’s absolutely grand that you’re here for stories on pints, sheep and shamrocks.
Unfortunately, the book is only available for mobile devices for now. So please
switch to your Smartphone or turn your tablet into portrait format.