Welcome to Caricatures Ireland by Allan Cavanagh!

Caricatures Ireland
Caricatures Ireland by Allan Cavanagh: here you can order a caricature drawing gift from Irish caricature artist Allan Cavanagh for weddings, retirements, birthday presents, or any other occasion! From Galway to Dublin, Cork to Donegal, and everywhere in between, I deliver custom personalised caricature gifts and presents.


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My caricatures start at just €50 for black and white head and shoulders. I create signing boards for weddings on board or canvas, displayed during your drinks reception for your guests to sign. These are highly personalised and much treasured after the big day! Click here for my very latest live wedding and corporate caricatures, and commissioned caricatures for birthdays weddings and retirements!
Looking for a caricature artist for weddings?

allan cavanagh caricature artist for weddings
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I’m a wedding caricaturist and I draw caricatures at weddings all over Ireland. I can draw caricature couples in 3 minutes, and my paper is printed with the names of the couple and the date of the wedding. It’s a great ice-breaker for wedding drinks reception and will have your guests in stitches laughing on arrival! I’ve drawn my live wedding caricatures at wedding venues all over Ireland for over 20 years. I also deliver wedding caricature gifts. Contact me Caricatures Ireland by Allan Cavanagh for this unique wedding entertainment. For fun wedding reception entertainment ideas in Ireland just look at my live caricatures!
“I want to hire a caricature artist near me.” That’s me! I travel all over Ireland. If you’re organising a conference or event and would like a caricaturist there to draw your guests contact me today! Live caricatures by Allan Cavanagh’s Caricatures Ireland are an excellent branding opportunity.
Where can I get a caricature done? Right here! Need a personalised caricature in Ireland? Get a custom caricature picture made to order based on your photographs. Fast turnaround time if necessary! You can order caricature here, or contact me here. Phone me on 0877599249. Have a look around and if you’ve any questions just drop me a line or leave a comment!
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  • Booked Allan for our wedding. The guests loved it and are talking about framing the picture. Allan was great to deal with. Would highly recommend him.

    Cathy Howlin

    My spontaneous decision to include a caricature in the St Anne's Golf Club centenary book which I was writing proved a ' masterstroke'. Allan brilliantly grasped the situation and his professional artistry not only delivered great humour to the historical aspects of the club's foundation on the Bull Island... read more

    richard oriordan

    Absolutely delighted with caricature from Alllan, really captured our family (+animals!) perfectly. Arrived in time for my husband's birthday even though I left it a bit late to order. Great service!

    Shirley Cobbe
  • I ordered a piece from Allan for a family member's birthday. Allan was so helpful. He listened to my requests and he had suggestions for the piece too. Allan was so easy to communicate with. He delivered an incredible piece and it arrived in perfect time. Fantastic result. It's already... read more

    Ashling Donohoe

    So glad we booked Allan for our wedding reception. He went down a treat with all of our guests, everyone was going around showing of their ones they got done. Really couldn’t recommend him enough for any occasion.

    Kayla New

    Absolutely delighted with the caricature Allan did for my husband’s birthday. Incorporated everything I requested to be included brilliantly. Very happy to recommend Allan’s work. A really unique present.

    ciara darcy
  • Just quick note to say thank you for your work at our wedding. Your work on the day was amazing and all our guests loved your drawings. Certainly brought a lot of laughter and smiles.

    We absolutely loved your drawings and it will be going on the wall shortly.

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    Allan did a digital caricature for my friend's 50th, was really pleased with the result. A very quick and efficient service. Thoroughly recommended!

    Matthew Grzywacz

    Thank you to Allan for our wedding caricature. We absolutely love it and used it on our invitations. Everyone has commented on how fantastic they are. Allan was great to deal with and would highly recommend using him for your wedding

    Amy mc court
  • I asked Allan to create a caricature gift for someone. The caricature arrived this morning. IT IS FANTASTIC. I love it, and I’ve no doubt my friend will love it when he sees it. The accuracy and attention to detail have left me gobsmacked!!!! In addition I asked for it... read more

    Andrew Madden

    I asked Allan to create a caricature gift for someone. I sent him photos and we chatted on the phone before he started. He sent me a rough outline, which itself was tantalisingly impressive. Then the caricature arrived this morning. IT IS FANTASTIC. I love it, and I’ve no doubt... read more

    Andrew Madden

    We booked Allan for our wedding which was originally April 2020 unfortunately due to covid we had many changes and rescheduling, Allan was so accomadating, patient and a dream to work with. Eventually on June 30th we got to have our dream day and are so grateful that Allan was... read more

    Sinead Mulcahy
  • Allan was fantastic on our wedding day! Everybody loved the Caricatures and his seats were never empty! Everyone commented on how it was a such a fun & different idea and a lovely keepsake to have. Allan was a pleasure to deal with and he even stayed on for an... read more

    Jennifer Fitzgerald

    Absolutely delighted with Allans work. He was extremely helpful and answered any questions I had. He included all the details I wanted even some which were extremely detailed. Would definitely recommended his work ideal gift for any occasion.

    becky kirwan

    Allan is so professional and easy to deal with. He created an AMAZING cariacture for our Principal who is retiring. Absolutely fabulous, he is gifted at what he does - it exceeded all my expectations and he incorporated absolutely everything as requested (and there was an extremely lengthy email with... read more

    Janice Gaughan
  • I contacted Alan to do a painting for my daughter's 30th birthday. I gave Alan so much detail regarding my daughter that I thought It would confuse him, and didn't know how he would tie it all altogether into one painting. The finish result was fantastic. It was... read more

    Sharon Litchfield

    The Caracatures are amazing , can’t recommend highly enough ! From the very beginning Allan is so thorough in working out what you want exactly ....he did a fantastic job for us and in a really short space of time !Thank you Allan we all loved the caricature especially the... read more

    Eileen Parker

    Absolutely delighted with caricature of my daughter for her 21st - a treasure she will have for life. Thanks so much Allan. 👍🏻

    Deirdre Sharkey
  • If you're thinking of getting a caricature done, Allan is the man! Friendly and easy to communicate with to help come up with great ideas for the perfect gift. Would highly recommend.

    Louise Masterson

    Excellent present for colleague's retirement. Simple and no fuss. The quality is top class.

    Denis Murphy

    We ordered a family picture to to mark our 10th wedding anniversary. The service was excellent, we were apprehensive when we received the photo, but thankfully we were not disappointed. The picture is of top quality and I would highly recommend.

    Ciara Farrell
  • Alan is great to deal with. He did an amazing job and kept to a very tight deadline. I cannot recommend enough!

    Monika Szyszko

    The work Allan produces is wonderful.I have had a couple of drawings done, I just provided a few photos, described what I was looking for and Allan produced some true art work that also makes us smile whenever we see them.I will use Allan again and again as his work... read more

    Paul Grimes

    Absolutely delighted with the result of the carcicute! Not only was the process simple but the finished caricature was great. I will definitely be using Allan's services again.

    Megan Kelly
  • Absolutely amazing work, we needed a birthday present with a difference, something unique to the person and funny, and yes you delivered exactly that Allan. The caricatures you created and hilariously funny, and fantastic quality , we smile every time we see it. Thank you Allan!

    Clodagh Gleeson

    Allan is friendly, professional and carries out his work to the highest standard in a very timely manner! I love the picture he did for me as a gift for a friends anniversary, I know they will really appreciate it and enjoy it. I could recommend Allan enough

    Regina Monahan

    Allan created a brillant piece for the retirement of a work colleague. The end product far exceeded my expectations. His quality of work and professionalism was second to none. I highly recommend Allan.

    Ciaran O'Brien
  • Allan is friendly, professional and carries out his work to the highest standard in a very timely manner! I love the picture he did for me as a gift for a friends anniversary, I know they will really appreciate it and enjoy it. I couldn't recommend Allan enough

    Regina Monahan

    We ordered a caricature as a surprise gift. The process was so easy and Alan advised us well regarding obtaining photos and identifying the character of his subject. Despite the lockdown he was so accommodating and scanned the picture for us to sneak peak while we waited... read more

    Kathy Fleming

    Highly recommend Allan. A very professional service from start to finish. Allan's attention to detail is superb. He exceeded all expectations. We are thrilled with the end result. A caricature is a beautiful gift. Personal whilst fun. Ideal for the times we find ourselves in. Very affordable for a tailored... read more

    Ashling Cawley
  • I ordered a Caricature as a birthday gift and the whole process was very easy from ordering to delivery. Allan is extremely talented and I am delighted with the finished drawing.

    John Garrett

    Allan done a caricature of my dad as a gift for his retirement. The whole process from ordering to delivery of the was very simple and straight forward. The caricature he created really captured everythig about dads personality and resembled a real likeness of him too. We were all very... read more

    Lisa Scollan

    I just received a caricature gift for my daughter,S 18th birthday. Allan was very helpful and professional I left it late to order but Allan got it done for me.The drawing is excellent and captured all the little details in relation to my daughter.Sometimes when ordering on line a important... read more

    Paul Fitzgerald
  • The best gift ever! A wonderful likeness, with so many of the listed hobbies included! What an excellent gift for a loved one. I certainly was not disappointed.Allan Cavanagh, the perfect gentleman and businessman. My advice is to contact him immediately with details of the image you want and Allan... read more

    Dara Woods

    Alan did a drawing of my niece and it was just beautiful..He captured her character perfectly..Will be using Alan again as he did everything he said he would

    Deborah Hogan

    Quick note to say thanks Allan for the super artwork. It was a gift for a family member and she was both delighted and moved. A cherished possession already. You certainly helped make a moment perfect.

    Robert Forbes
  • I ordered a black and white caricature from Allan for a Christmas present. It is absolutely fantastic. I cannot wait to give it to the person. Allan is great to deal with..everything very efficient. Thank you Allan 😊

    Sarah gash

    Fabulous piece, created by Allan. Great service. Would definitely recommend to friends.

    Sara Teal

    I got the most fantastic caricature of my family which I will give to them at Xmas. I had it framed and worth every penny.Highly recommend Allan Cavanagh. Kate sandford

    kate sandford
  • Allan created a brilliant representation of a good friend. Couldn’t speak highly enough of the end product and delivery was very prompt.

    William Griffin

    Allan delivered a superb drawing against a challenging timeline, delivery was earlier than I even expected. The team are delighted with the finished article which is a present for someone leaving the company. I would certainly recommend Allan’s work.

    Steven Dalton

    Allan did a great job on our caraciture - we were really please with the outcome and an excellent service.

    Sinead Lucey
  • We got a fantastic caricature made of my mother in law for her birthday and we all love it. It really captures that twinkle in her eye. A Very easy process to organise the print. Would highly recommend Allan. Delighted!!

    Margaret Smith

    Thank you to Allan Cavanagh for his work on an order for a caricature I made recently. The caricature was exactly as requested with great turnaround time on the short notice given. I was delighted with the finished result. I would recommend Allan to anyone thinking of ordering his work... read more

    Amanda Neri

    top class product & service

    Alan Burns
  • Absolutely thrilled with caricature Allan did for me, included all the little details. Would recommend to all 👏👏 Cant wait to see my husbands face when he receives it.

    Aine Flanagan

    I ordered a caricature online from Allan for my cousin’s 30th. It arrived today and it’s brilliant! I know she’ll be delighted with it. Ordering was easy and delivery was prompt, very happy with the service I received!

    Claire Kiernan

    Very pleased with Allan's caricature drawing of my brother and sis in law. It arrived while we were away on a mini-break and my son emailed me a pic of it, which I opened whilst sitting in a full (socially distanced) restaurant dining room. Hubby and I were in a... read more

    Maeve Kerley
  • Allan did a caricature for my friends engagement and it is just fantastic. Communication was so easy and he was so accomodating as I needed it within a week. Extremely professional and talented. Cannot reccomend him enough!!

    Katie Keane

    Allan recently drew a caricature of my family, an updated version of one he did for us 10 years ago! He was a pleasure to deal with and the portrait is spot on for each of us in it. He is incredibly talented 💯 Thanks Allan

    Hannah Hegarty

    Allan was extremely professional and helpful.We commissioned a caricature of our boss as a Birthday present.Despite a small setback, Allan was courteous and went above and beyond to make sure everything was perfect and on time.A nice guy, skilled artist, and a great product.Thanks Allan!

  • Delighted with our caricature gift - great attention to detail, fantastic caricature drawings and excellent service overall, would highly recommend Allan.

    Annmarie Doyle

    Allan took a commission for us recently and to say he knocked it out of the park was an understatement. Took the brief and ran with it, coming back with such a creative, brilliant and fun result. We can't wait to gift it to the person its for. Such a... read more

    Ciara Walsh

    Allan provided the entertainment at our wedding on Dec 6th 2020. Our guests were delighted with their caricatures and well impressed by the speed at which they were done. We have even seen some of our guests that loved them so much they had their caricatures framed!Another thing we'd like... read more

    Eric Praud
  • Allan is such a joy to work with, professional and talented. I have commissioned two pieces from him and both times I was delighted with what he produced. His creativity and imagination captured the character of the people he was depicting. These were very important gifts that I wanted to... read more

    Siobhán O'Connor

    Definitely recommend using Allan for your caricature, he was so easy to deal with and the caricature was spot on even from just photographs and providing him information about the people via email.

    Aileen O' Loughlin

    We recently had Allan at our wedding and he was amazing! Allan was so quick at each drawing and kept all of our guest's entertained with each one. Everyone has been talking about it and the keepsakes they have been able to take home. Would highly recommend to anyone looking... read more

    Vanessa Kilpatrick
  • I got a piece recently from Allan for our 1 year wedding anniversary. It was absolutely amazing and herself loved it she was in shock for an hour at how cool, funny and detailed it was. 100% TOP CLASS. Would thoroughly recommend Allan, excellent to keep in contact throughout the... read more

    Chris Power

    I bought a signing board canvas as a gift for a work colleague recently and it was amazing! Allan was really helpful when I was trying to decide what to order and the caricature looked really like the bride and groom! He incorporated all the items I suggested and the... read more

    Sally Keller

    Got a piece done for my boyfriends 30th, Allan was so accommodating and really hit the nail on the head. He absolutely loved the present. He even delivered to me at work, couldnt recommend him enough. Thanks a mil

    Ceolin Devaney

Caricatures Ireland Self portrait cartoon by Allan Cavanagh
Caricatures Ireland by Allan Cavanagh,
Irish Caricature Artist
(It’s caricature, not characture, but I totally see where people are coming from… character, characture, it seems more logical than caricature!)