Born in Mainz, Germany.


Training in general nursing. Employments as professional nurse in Germany until 2007. Registered with the Irish Nursing Board and working also as general nurse again since 2017.

1998 - 2007 

Freelancer in various design agencies in Germany. At the same time studies in Graphic Design at the Universities Of Applied Science Wiesbaden and Mainz. After pausing a year for personal reasons, graduation in 2007 with a first university degree.

2002 - 2005  

Training in self-awareness and specific therapy techniques in Germany.


New home Ireland. Until 2010 In-House designer of a packaging company in Limerick.


Launch of my label ‘nestbox’ illustration&design.

Music | Interests

Dancing Tango, playing bass, archery (once the pandemic allows it again), art and singing are my treasured passions in life. Performing jazz music since living in Ireland is a strong part of my long-term vocal life now..
2014 Iaunch of
The Mysterious Mr. Valentine.  
2017 launch of my band My Favourite House.


Webdesign | Idea and Concept  Frank Burhenne  ©2013  | Adaption   Birgit Burhenne   ©2020