11 Irish Female Tattoo Artists To Follow On Instagram For Ink Inspiration

Let's hear it for the lady tattooists!


Whether you’re thinking about your first tattoo or plotting your 20th, it’s always nice to discover an amazing artist.

These 11 women are a) beyond talented and b) all based in Ireland. Fair warning: You’ll want to book an appointment ASAP…

Kat Kirk (@katkirktattoo)

Based in Bangor, Co Down, Kat can do beautifully detailed work like the piece above, or go super minimalist.

Loren Crawley (@lorencrawley)

Aren’t the clean lines of this key incredibly satisfying? Loren works in Heartbreak Social Club, the new tattoo parlour on Dublin’s Capel Street.

Niamh Coughlan (@niamhcoughlantattoo)

Whether you want a sweet text tattoo or something more traditional, colour or black and white, Dublin-based artist Niamh can do it and do it well.

Agne Hurt (@agne_hurt)

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From my flash for Roisin.

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Agne is the queen of blackwork, in our opinion – if you like your tattoos bold and dramatic, you’ll love her stuff.

Niamh Gannon (@niamhxgannon)

One for lovers of tiny tattoos.

Keelin Cor (@dinkyink)

Colour, cartoons, nostalgia, and pop culture – if this is your bag, you will love Keelin’s style. Cuteness overload.

Kerri O’Sullivan (@kerriosullivan_tattoos)

Want an incredibly gorgeous portrait tattoo? Kerri is your girl.

Charlotte Lee (@iamcharlottelee)

This Belfast artist’s work is delicate and striking.

Ali Campion (@alicampiontattoos_)

Want something small and sweet? Malahide artist Ali’s got you covered.

Anna Boccato (@anna_handart)

Based in Cork’s Electric Soul parlour, Anna’s work ranges from whimsical pop culture pieces to the intricate dot work above.

Becca Mills (@becca.mills.tattoos)

As the owner of Platinum Ink in Longford, Becca can do everything from realistic portraits to gorgeous watercolour-effect tattoos.

As always, if you have any additions to the list, we’d love to hear from you!


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