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Guggi: “They make me feel like a wealthy man”

Irish Independent, June 18, 2000 Father’s Day, Guggi, pop-star-turned-artist, talks to Aine O’Connor about his children. WHEN Guggi left the Virgin Prunes in 1986 he decided to concentrate full-time on the thing he had long been most interested in painting. He got a small studio in the City Arts Centre, Dublin, where a young but […]

Guggi’s Art Attack

Irish Times – May 2000 by John Kelly THE INDEFINITE ARTICLE: Guggi used to live in Lypton Village – an imaginary universe populated by people with strange names. He got the name Guggi because his mate Paul thought he looked like a Guggi. Then Paul needed a name too and Guggi chose it, dubbing him […]

Guggi: “I was very sad to walk away from that band”

Enter.ie – 2000 What were your interests as a teenager? I think that what other kids were interested in didn’t do it for me. I guess that that’s the best way of putting it, and to some extent, I was probably quite lost. I remember being hit by a stone on the head as a […]

The world according to Guggi

Sunday Independent – July 13 2003 The world according to Guggi THE Eden-like splendour of Guggi’s garden in the Dublin suburb of Dundrum is broken by Paddy, a hulking great Irish wolfhound. I am less scared of the snakes – Lucien, Yuna and Imotep – crawling biblically about the kitchen than I am of Paddy, […]

Guggi designs for office park

Guggi and designer John Rocha at the opening of the The Beacon Court office park in Dublin. Bar and roof garden were designed by them. There’s even a Beacon Court website.