Eamonn O’Doherty is best known for his large-scale public sculptures which stand in Ireland, UK and USA. Among these are landmark works such as the ‘Crann an Óir (Tree of Gold)’ in Central Bank Plaza in Dublin, the quincentennial sculpture in Eyre Square Galway and the ‘The Great Hunger Memorial’ in Westchester, New York. O’Doherty was also a skilled printmaker, painter and photographer. In a parallel career, O’Doherty graduated with a degree in Architecture in UCD and was awarded a Visiting Scholarship to Harvard University. He was for many years a Senior Lecturer in Architecture in DIT and decided to retire to make art full time in 2002.