Thursday, January 31, 2013
The Craft Granary is thinking about holding a month long Craft exhibition in July as part of the The Gathering, The idea would be to have a showcase of Craft made by Craft workers located in the South East of Ireland under the Title the South East Craft Gathering. If this is something you would be interested in or know someone who might be interested in taking part please let us know. Send us a message via facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org .......
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Monday 16th July - Sat 18th August
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Butler Trail free family events planned for Carrick-On Suir, Clonmel and Cahir A tourism trail that links the Butler family history and architecture with the three towns of Carrick-on-Suir, Clonmel and Cahir in South Tipperary is being launched this month with a host of free festivities planned. Many craft demonstrations will available to view at each launch, such as calligraphy, basketweaving, fly tying, blacksmithing, spinning, weaving and rushwork. ‘The Butler Trail’, an initiative by the South Tipperary Tourism Company, stretches thirty-eight kilometres along the River Suir, encouraging visitors to explore the history and the buildings of the Butlers and in turn discover the character of the towns they influenced. Butler Trail: Local Launch Events in June 2012 www.discoverireland.ie/thebutlertrail Clonmel Sat June 9th 2 – 4pm To be held in partnership with Festival Cluain Meala at their pre-festival event. Location: The Main Guard, Clonmel Cahir Sat June 30th 11am - 1pm To be held in partnership with Cahir Horse Festival: http://visitcahir.ie/Events/CarriageTrialsCahir.html Location: Cahir Castle Inch Field All launches will feature various displays, re-enactments, walking tours and craft demonstrations. For more information on each location and events occuring visit http://www.discoverireland.ie/thebutlertrail
Tipperary Craft Gathering is an exhibition of work by a newly formed group of craft producers from the Tipperary area. This runs in The Gallery till June 14th. The exhibition is a collection of craft, promoting the awareness and quality of local contemporary and traditional craft by the founding members of the Tipperary Craft Gathering group. It brings together the very best of Tipperary’s unique craft maker’s and artists, from ceramicists, jewelers and textile-workers to furniture makers, wood turners and carvers, paper and felt makers, sculptors and many more. Here is the group proudly displaying their work.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
just a stone’s throw from The Rock of Cashel Killenure Castle, in the heart of Co Tipperary, is just 5 miles from Cashel. It has opened its doors to the public for the first time, The occasion is OAK - Open Art Killenure. OAK comprises a contemporary art exhibition in the Georgian outbuildings, studio gallery and sculpture walk around the grounds. Over 30 artists have made work for the 2012 exhibition. Craftspeople taking part in the exhibition, many making site-specific work, include: Cormac Boydell, Lian Callaghan, Andrea Cleary, Inga Hamilton, Sonja Landweer, Andrew Ludick, Liz Nilsson, Caroline Schofield and Gwen Wilkinson. For more details please see www.killenure.com Image : Poseidon at OAKillenure epona artworks Killenure Castle ™ 5 miles from the Rock of Cashel on the Dundrum Road Visit Open Art Killenure in May and June. Admission to Open Art Killenure €5 (concession €2) Family ticket is available for €12 (2 adults, 3 children). The outdoor sculpture walk will take approx one hour. Open 10.30am-2.30pm. Last entry for OAK is 1pm Killenure Castle,Knockavilla, Dundrum, Co Tipperary T: 062 71498 www.killenure.com