Arts & Crafting Events

Braiding Workshop with Roy Gallagher

Sun 11th August - Sun 11th August
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Learn different styles of braiding so you can go away and braid any of your own projects. Tools and materials supplied. This course will be running from 10am to 2.30pm. €40 per participant Pre-booking essential. Contact us on 053 9120733 or book online: http://www.irishheritage.ie/product-category/courses-2019/leather-craft-with-roy-gallagher/

Leather Knife Sheath with Roy Gallagher

Sat 8th June - Sat 8th June
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This will fit the Mora Companion knife. Participants will take home their new Knife sheath and a Mora Companion. Over 18 years only. This course will be running from 10am to 2.30pm. €90 per participant Pre-booking essential. Contact us on 053 9120733 or book online here: http://www.irishheritage.ie/product-category/courses-2019/leather-craft-with-roy-gallagher/

Celtic Carving with Tommy Kelly

Tue 23rd July - Sun 25th August
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Relax and spend a day in the mindful experience of learning the traditional skills of Bodgers (skilled woodworkers who used green timber) under the guidance of master craftsman Tommy Kelly from Bevel Furniture / Bevel Woodworking School. With over 35 years of experience in crafting wood Tommy will guide you through making your very own […]

Wood Spirit Course with Tommy Kelly

Mon 3rd June - Sun 22nd September
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With over 35 years of experience in crafting wood Tommy Kelly, from Bevel Woodworking School, will guide you through making your very own wood carving. In this class, you will learn the art of woodcarving. You will be supplied a wide range of carving chisels and a log to carve with. This one-day workshop is […]

Two-day Dry Stone Wall Course with Pat Hickey

Sat 8th June - Sat 14th September
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This 2-day course is designed to introduce the participant to the various types of dry-laid walls that we have in Ireland. From different types of stone to different types of walls, participants will learn how to pick stone and how to lay it correctly. This course will be running from 10am to 5pm. €200 per […]

Two-day Hot Lime Mortar Course with Pat Hickey

Sat 13th July - Sun 14th July
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This two-day course involves the building of mortared walls using lime, from setting foundations to cutting corner capping stones to mixing lime, pointing of stone and aftercare. This course will be running from 10am to 5pm. €200 per participant Pre-booking essential. To book, contact us on 0539120733 or check out our website.  

Stone Cobble Laying Course with Pat Hickey

Sun 30th June - Sat 31st August
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This course is for participants to get familiar with the various types of stone cobbles and the great selection of colours available to lay floors and pathways. Design set pieces of cobble work that can be used in gardens, public places and to be able to repair damaged floors and yards. This course will be […]

Two-day Stone Carving with Barbara Kelly

Wed 24th July - Thu 25th July
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Using hand tools and locally sourced stone you will be introduced to the basics of stone carving. The two-day course will cover how to choose a stone, the use of the various tools and the basic techniques of carving in either the round or in relief. You will carve and take home your own unique […]

Creative Writing with Cat Hogan

Sat 22nd June - Sat 7th September
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Drawing on her own experience, multi-award nominated, Irish Times Bestselling author, Cat Hogan will inspire you to write by busting the writing myths. She will give you the tools and teach you the tricks, the outline and the nuts and bolts of the writing process. If anyone can motivate you to write that book, screenplay, […]

Willow Basket Weaving Course with Irene Kelly

Sun 23rd June - Sat 9th November
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This class is aimed at both complete newcomers to the craft and also those who have a bit of experience and would like to improve on their skills. You can expect to make a small basket in the day. We will also cover the growing, harvesting, storing and preparation of the willows for working. This […]

Two-day Willow Basket Weaving with Irene Kelly

Sat 13th July - Sun 14th July
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This is a two-day class allowing for the making of a bigger basket than you would make on the one day class. You will be able to plan your own project and can expect to make a basket with a handle/handles (eg: a shopping or small log basket). It is suitable for both beginners and […]

Two-day Foraged Basket Course with Irene Kelly

Sat 19th October - Sun 20th October
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This is an opportunity to take time out to immerse yourself in nature for the weekend. You will be shown how to recognize the materials that can be used to create a unique basket. We will experiment with different techniques such as cordage, braiding and plying which will transform your materials ready for weaving into […]