Clodagh’s successful career began when she won the prestigious Victor Treacy Award in Kilkenny in 1993. She went on to graduate the next year with a Masters Degree from the University of Wales in Cardiff. Clodagh has since been displaying and selling her work in exclusive galleries throughout Ireland, and her pieces are frequently commissioned as gifts for high profile visitors to Ireland. The body of work for which she is most renowned are the ‘Soulboats’ which have been both commercially successful and critically acclaimed. They have garnered an enthusiastic and loyal following and have been presented to such dignitaries as Hillary Clinton and Hu Jintou as well as Irish heads of State and business. Clodagh won an Irish Ceramics Award in 2012.