Interior designer Sarah Petersen with her dog Mollie.

It’s in her DNA: the creativity and inventiveness of her maternal grandmother Kay O’Gara, founding member and former president of the Tuam Guild of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association; through her mother, artist Ann Harkin Petersen; and the keen business acumen, interest in design and problem solving of his Danish father Fleming Petersen.

Interior designer and project manager Sarah Petersen was born and raised in Tuam and is the owner of Dan-Éire Designs, the name nodding to her dual heritage. She specializes in residential and commercial projects and has also worked on new construction, renovations and interactive visitor centers.

Sarah is currently writing a construction advisory book, with a corresponding planner that people will appreciate when deciding to build this extension and dealing with a team of specialists such as plumbers, engineers, electricians, builders and builders. architects.

Dan-Éire Designs is an interior design consultancy based in Galway. They work locally and nationally and since Covid-19 they have gone international.

Read the full story in today’s edition of the Tuam Herald, on sale in stores and online here