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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Customer appreciation night & hamper gala

Please feel free to come along to our Customer appreciation night & hamper gala.

We will have discounts on all children's toys and so much more!!
Mulled wine & mince pies to snack on whilst you shop,
Jan Wawkyra's exhibition to see in the gallery, hamper raffle on the night and the musical talents of Cahir Choral Society it will really get you into the Christmas Spirit and help you pick that something extra special for your loved ones!!

We look forward to seeing you all!!

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Teenage Workshop

Just a quick reminder to anyone that knows of teenagers interested in painting that we have a Painting Workshop with Miriam Robinson Sat 3rd 10 - 2 (lunch unsupervised) This Event is FREE and will be great for any teenager interested in Art. Please share if you think anyone is interested
Phone 0863068139 to book your place as they are limited!!!


South Tipperary Arts Service is hosting a visual art workshop for teenagers in collaboration with the Craft Granary. This workshop will present a variety of opportunities for dynamic art -making.

Miriam will be exploring colour in both the way we perceive it and also i...n more surprising ways! Miriam is a local artist who regularly exhibits her work nationally and has exhibited in Sligo Art Gallery, Ormeau Baths, Belfast and Crawford Art Gallery. Miriam also works as an art educator.
(Please note that lunch 12 - 1pm is unsupervised)

This event is part of the Connex11 Youth Arts Programme from South Tipperary Arts Service.

For further details or to receive a full Connex11 programme contact Sally O’Leary, Arts Officer, South Tipperary County Council, County Museum, Clonmel on 052 6134565 or email sally.oleary@southtippcoco.ie

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Taste of Craft Waterford

The Craft Granary, based in Cahir, Co. Tipperary is the South East Regional Craft Centre (covering Counties Waterford, Tipperary, Kilkenny, Wexford and Carlow). They have received a major boost for craft workers in rural Waterford from Waterford LEADER Partnership. The Craft Granary applied for funding to run a series of craft workshops in towns throughout Waterford county. The workshops will be held between January and April of 2012 and will focus on teaching traditional and contemporary crafts.

Helen Shanahan, Manager of the Craft Granary and Jimmy Taaffe from Waterford LEADER partnership have agreed that this is an exciting opportunity for people in rural Waterford to try out a new craft.

The Craft Granary are now looking for local crafts people both amateur and professional who would be interested in teaching their craft to others. Any craft will be considered. No teaching qualifications are required and the South East Regional Craft Centre will provide training to Craft Workers to enhance their teaching skills where necessary. If you are interested in getting involved and want to find out more please contact Carmel Keating on 052 7441473 or e-mail carmel.projects@craftgranary.com

Thursday, November 3, 2011

20% OFF ALL ROSSA POTTERY

Its November the evenings have gotten darker and its turning colder...why not cheer yourself or a loved one up with some Rossa Pottery with 20% off all Rossa Pottery you can't go wrong!! Beautifully crafted mugs perfect for that hot coco or a vase to brighten up any room. Come into the store today and see what takes your fancy.

We also have lots more new stock that your are guaranteed to find something you like!!

On a Final Note Geraldine Jackman's exhibition Presence & Absense is nearing an end 5 Nov, those of you who have yet to get a chance pop into the Gallery should really try to catch it!!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Golden Fleece Award 2012

Just to let everyone know about the golden fleece award 2012

The Golden Fleece Award is an artistic fund established as a charitable bequest by the late Helen Lillias Mitchell.

The Award, launched in 2001, aims to support & promote the rich diversity of contemporary Irish creativity in the arts and crafts. Its mission to help Irish articst of creative excellence and innovative talent working in all the traditional arts and crafts, needing support at strategic stages of their careers.

FRIDAY 18 NOVEMBER 2011 - DEADLINE.
For applications visit www.goldenfleeceaward.com to download
or requests by post to
The Golden Fleece Award
26-28 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1
email: goldenfleece@ireland.com

Presence & Absence Exhibition

‘Presence & Absence’ is an exhibition of artwork by Tipperary artist Geraldine Jackman influenced by past histories of places, people and objects, often inspired by found materials and photographs.

Exhibition runs from 10 Oct - 5 Nov.

The Craft Granary, Church Street, Cahir, County Tipperary, Ireland
Tel: +353 (0) 52 7441473
Opening hours: 10 to 6 (Monday to Friday) 9 to 5 (Saturday)
Website: http://www.craftgranary.com/
Artist's website: www.geraldinejackman.com

20% OFF BABY & KIDS WEAR

The colder days are drawing in so why not wrap your little ones up as we have 20% off all baby and kids wear for the month of October. Keep them toasty will a hand knitted jumper or a cosy Irish made fleece. Come in store and check it out!!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Ladies Day




Day of Lunch, Entertainment and Fashion Show.
If any craft people are interested and would like to book a stand they can either call Lara on 086 6189944 or Kilcoran Lodge Hotel 052 7441288

All proceeds are going to CRY Ireland and we hope to raise plenty of money for them, anyone interested can find out more at www.cry.ie

They had over 100 ladies at our event in April and are hoping to top 160 this time around.

Will be a great day out for all the Ladies!!

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Craft Circle, Cashel Library.


Commencing on Sept. 28th, a craft group will meet Wednesday mornings from 10am -12am at Cashel Library. The craft circle will be ideal for anyone who has an interest in any craft form; be it crochet, quilting, knitting or cardmaking. It will be an opportunity for enthusiasts to learn from other members or to pass on their own pearls of wisdom. All are welcome. Please contact the library on 062 63825 for further information

Remember to bring something to work on.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

September Special Offer

For the month of September Our Special Offer is 20% off all Soaps and Fragrances.
We have wonderful collections here and if your starting your Christmas shopping early they would be great stocking filler!! Come down and check it out..

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Exhibiton Of Kilkenny Craftworkers

Joining in on the celebrations of 'Year of Craft', the Craft Granary is running a series of county by county exhibitions of crafts from the south east region. This is our final exhibition covering south east crafts. Come along to an exciting exhibition of Craftwork by Kilkenny Craft Makers in the Craft Granary Gallery running until the 2nd October. The exhibition features work by professional craft makers such as award winning Ken Foley Leather worker, also exhibiting are the amazing Paperworks of Tunde Tote, stunning Jewellery from Siobhan Hickman, exquisite Glassware of Eamonn Hartley and Pottery form Hillary Jenkins. There is something for everyone here and not to be missed!!

Admission to the Gallery is free of Charge.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Exhibition of Wexford Craftworkers

Joining in on the celebrations of 'Year of Craft', the Craft Granary is running a series of county by county exhibitions of crafts from the south east region. This is our fourth exhibition covering south east crafts. Come along to an exciting exhibition of Craftwork by Wexford Craft Makers in the Craft Granary Gallery running until the end of August. The exhibition features work by professional craft makers. Admission to the Gallery is free of Charge.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Clonmel Festival Craft Fair

The Clonmel Festival Craft Fair will take place on the 28th of August and thier are still a few Spaces left for Craft workers interested in selling their Craft work.

if you are interested or would like more details please contact Alan
on 0879058471 or e-mail alan.project@craftgranary.com

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Up Coming Craft Fair!

Craft Fair at Duhill Gala Day (Castlegrace Cross Roads)
As Part of the Duhill Gala Day we are providing space for craft workers to display their produce, on Sunday 11th of September.
Spaces are still available for Craft workers interested in selling their wares.
Please see details below,

WHAT? - CRAFT MAKERS & DESIGNERS SELLING THEIR
DESIGNS AT AN OUTDOOR MARKET

WHERE? – Duhill Gala Day, Castlegrace Cross Roads, Clogheen, Cahir, Co.Tipperary

WHEN? - Sunday 11th of September 2011 @ 1:00pm

HOW MUCH? - Free (Hopefully if producers are happy with the day they might make a small donation towards Duhill Community Hall)


* Craft Sellers must have their own canopy &
Table & outdoor professional indemnity
Insurance. There is no generator for
Electricity included in the costs.


Anyone interested can contact Maggie Moloney (Secretary Duhill Community Council)
Email; curlymolo@hotmail.com
Phone (086)3846839 and she will forward full details

Friday, July 8, 2011

Craft Fair at Clonmel Festival.

As Part of the Clonmel Festival a Craft Fair will be held on Sarsfield Street,Clonmel ,on Sunday 28th of August.
Spaces are still available for Craftworkers interested in selling the wares.
please see details below,

WHAT? - CRAFT MAKERS & DESIGNERS SELLING THEIR
DESIGNS AT AN OUTDOOR MARKET

WHERE? - Sarsfield’s Street, Clonmel Town

WHEN? - Sunday 28 OF august 2011

HOW MUCH? - € 30 PER SPACE *
(EXCLUDING TABLE & SHELTER)
Deposit - €15 goes to Craft Granary

how much sq meterage per allotted space? approximately 3m x3m
* Craft Sellers must have their own canopy &
table & outdoor professional indemnity
insurance. There is no generator for
electricity included in the costs.


please contact alan.projects@hotmail.com to book your space

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Craft Fair in Carrick on Suir June Bank Holiday

There is a 2-Day Craft Fair organized in Carrick on Suir during the Clancy Brothers Music & Arts Festival over the June Bank Holiday weekend.

Dates & Times of Craft Fair: Saturday June 4 from 10am-5pm and Sunday June 5 from 12noon-5pm

They have a couple of spaces still available.


Anyone interested can contact Linda Fahey on email lindaf725@gmail.com
and she will forward full details

Linda Fahy
086-2560609

Monday, May 23, 2011

Craft worker Opportunities

Here at the Craft Granary our aim is to support craftworkers in the South East region: Tipperary, Waterford, Kilkenny, Carlow and Wexford.

We are in the process of updating our distribution list of craftworkers.

We use this list to communicate opportunities for craftspeople such as:

o Training (Both in craft disciplines and in business skills)
o Work available in giving craft classes
o Selling your work at craftmarkets
o Info on any grants that you could apply for
o Opportunities to exhibit your work
o Passing on information from bodies such as The Crafts Council of Ireland and local Enterprise Boards that could help you in your business

If you would like to be included on our mailing list please send your details to alan.projects@craftgranary.com

Best regards
Alan Norris

Monday, May 16, 2011

CRAFT MARKETS, ONLY A FEW SPACES LEFT!!

The Craft Granary, in conjunction with the Cahir Norman Festival & Festival Cluain Meala, is organising outdoor craft markets on July 23rd & 24th & August 28th. If you are interested in having a stand at one or both of the markets contact us on:
+353 (0) 52 7441473 or email margot@craftgranary.com

Exhibition of Tipperary Craftmakers

Joining in on the celebrations of 'Year of Craft', the Craft Granary is running a series of county by county exhibitions of crafts from the south east region. First up is Tipperary - Come along to an exciting exhibition of Craftwork by Tipperary Craft Makers in the Craft Granary Gallery running until the end of May. The exhibition features work by professional craft makers and also examples of the work created by local people at the 'Taste of Craft' classes. Admission to the Gallery is free of Charge.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Call Out for Craft apprentices!

Mastercrafter

Big Mountain Productions are working with the Crafts Council of Ireland on a new series for
RTÉ that will crown one amateur craftsperson, the winner of Mastercrafter.

There are six shows in the series. The first five shows will place 15 apprentices on an
intensive two-week residential course in the discipline of their choice: Ceramics, Glass,
Metal (blacksmithing), Textiles (weaving) or Wood (wood turning) under the expert
guidance of the relevant Master of Craft.

A judging panel will adjudicate, reducing 15 apprentices down to five allowing just
one apprentice from each discipline to take a place in the final five.

Show six; the grand finale will be recorded later this summer with the winner of
Mastercrafter announced then.

If you are passionate, creative, hard-working and you feel you have real potential to
make it in the craft world, then Big Mountain Productions would love to hear from you.

To find out more or to apply for Mastercrafter please contact the team on:


Telephone:
048-3083 4046 (ROI)
028-3083 4046 (NI)

Email: mastercrafter@bigmountainproductions.com

Please forward this email to a friend or colleague whom you think may be interested in hearing about Mastercrafter.


You must be over 18 years of age and living on the island of Ireland
You must not or ever have earned your primary income from your craft
To be eligible for the series you must have foundation level skills in the discipline you are applying for
For full terms and conditions please visit the website – www.bigmountainproductions.com

Closing date for applications: Monday 9th May 2011

Download the Application Form: Mastercrafter Application Form

Friday, April 1, 2011

Famine Exhibition Opening at the Craft Granary This Month

There will be a Famine exhibition opening in the Craft Granary Cahir on the 6th April at 7.30.The exhibit will run until the 26th of April. The exhibit is mostly based on the famine locally, with many objects from famine times on display. Cllr Seanie Lonergan wishes to thank all the people that came to his aid with artifacts and information. Without these people and the help from his friends this exhibit would not be possible.This exhibition is the first of its type to be hosted by the Craft Granary and Cahir.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Final Days of Arrigan Art Exhibition

Only a few days left! Don't miss the current exhibition of oil paintings by Caoimhe Arrigan at The Craft Granary running until March 30th.http://www.easelly-painted.com/

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

RTE's 'Four Live' team visit The Craft Granary

The Craft Granary was recently featured on day-time television show,'Four live'. RTE's Mary Kingston visited us at The Craft Granary and met some people who had taken part in the 'Taste of Craft' jewellery making course. For more details go to http://www.rte.ie/tv/fourlive/2011/0217/getcraftyjewellery095.html

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Exhibition of Oil Paintings by Caoimhe Arrigan at The Craft Granary Gallery

2011 is 'Year of Craft' - A year long celebration of craft in Ireland! Visit us at the Craft Granary and support Irish craft & design.

An Exhibition of oil paintings by Caoimhe Arrigan is taking place at The Craft Granary running from March 11th until March 30th.
Why not join us for the official opening night on Friday 11th of March at 8pm at The Granary and meet the artist herself. Read more about Caoimhe and her work at www.easelly-painted.com

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Craft Classes for March in South TIpp!

Tapestry with Merrie O Higgins

Learn the art of tapestry, from constructing a frame to designing a colour scheme to finally creating your own tapestry.

Tipperary Excel

19th and 26th of March
10am to 4 pm
Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)
For more information or to make a booking contact Merrie O Higgins on 085 1264270

Rush Work with Marie Crean

Learn the techniques of rush work and how to makes Baskets and other objects with award winning Craft worker Marie Crean

The Craft Granary, Church St, Cahir
Saturday 26th Feb. and Saturday 5th March
10am- 4pm

Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)

For more information or to make a booking contact Marie 052 6131467

Home Soft Furnishings with Breda Keane

Home Sewing Skills.....An easy beginner’s workshop designed to cover all the basic skills to help you make beautiful soft furnishings for your home.

The Craft Granary, Church St, Cahir
Saturday 12th and Saurday 19th March
10am- 4pm

Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)

For more information or to make a booking contact Breda 086 8791348


Portrait Sculpture with Michelle Seward

Recreate yourself in Clay; learn how to sculpt a portrait from a picture using modelling clay.

The Craft Granary, Church St, Cahir
Saturday 26th march and Saturday 2nd April
10am- 4pm
Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)
For more information or to make a booking contact Michelle 086 2108027

Friday, February 18, 2011

Mala Making Class Cancelled

The Mala Making Class the ws due to take place at in the resource centre in Kickham st in clonmel on Friday 18th, 25th,Feb, 4th,11,and 18th of March has meen cancelled and will be rescheduled in the near future.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Tipperary Town Craft Classes


Tapestry with Merrie O Higgins


Learn the art of tapestry, from constructing a frame to designing a colour scheme to finally creating your own tapestry.

Tipperary Excel

19th and 26th of March
10am to 4 pm
Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)
For more information or to make a booking contact Merrie O Higgins on 085 1264270

Embroidery with Mary Ellard


All you ever wanted to know about embroidery

Tipperary Excel
Thurs 10th, 17th, 24TH , February and 3rd and 10th March
7.30pm to 9.30pm
Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)
For more information or to make a booking contact Mary Ellard on 086 3620404


Papercraft with Georgina Johnston

A paper craft class where you will learn to create paper animals, puppets and flowers

Tipperary Excel
Saturday 12th and Saturday 19th February
10am to 4pm
Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)
For more information or to make a booking contact
Georgina Johnston on 087 7982922

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Cahir Craft Classes!

Rush Work with Marie Crean

Learn the techniques of rush work and how to makes Baskets and other objects with award winning Craft worker Marie Crean

The Craft Granary, Church St, Cahir
Saturday 26th Feb. and Saturday 5th March
10am- 4pm

Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)

For more information or to make a booking contact Marie 052 6131467

Home Soft Furnishings with Breda Keane

Home Sewing Skills.....An easy beginner’s workshop designed to cover all the basic skills to help you make beautiful soft furnishings for your home.

The Craft Granary, Church St, Cahir
Saturday 12th and Saurday 19th March
10am- 4pm

Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)

For more information or to make a booking contact Breda 086 8791348


Portrait Sculpture with Michelle Seward


Recreate yourself in Clay; learn how to sculpt a portrait from a picture using modelling clay.

The Craft Granary, Church St, Cahir
Saturday 26th march and Saturday 2nd April
10am- 4pm
Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)
For more information or to make a booking contact Michelle 086 2108027

Clonmel Craft Classes!


Clonmel Craft Classes


Knitting for Beginners with Kathleen Hogg


Knit one Purl one and much more!

County Museum, Clonmel
Dates: Feb 3rd,17th, 24th and March 3rd and 10th
Times: 2pm -4pm
Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)
For more information or to make a booking contact Kathleen Hogg 086 8427048


Picture Framing with Michael Collins
Learn how to frame your own photgraphs and art in this 1 day workshop with Michael Collins.

The County Museum, Clonmel.
February 26th
10am - 4 pm
cost 25 euro (including materials)

Creative Printing With Kathryn O'Brien
Family Resource Centre, Kickham St, Clonmel
9th AND 16th of April
10am -4 pm
Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)
For more information or to make a booking contact Kathryn 086 3593064

Fethard Craft Classes

Fethard


Lino Printing Workshop with Maria O’ Donovan

Learn how to create art prints using the Lino printing technique

Fethard Youth Center

Saturday 26th of Feb and 5th of March

10am 4pm
Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)
For more information or to make a booking contact Maria 0860380830

Felt Making Workshop with Emma Allott


Learn how to make and work with felt

The Youth Centre Fethard,
Thursday April 7th , Friday 8th and Saturday 9th
10am-12.30 on 7th and 8th, 10am-4pm on 9th
Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)
For more information or to make a booking contact Emma 086 3032397

Cashel Craft Classes!

Cashel Craft Classes


Patchwork Applique and Quilting with Leslie Lynch

Cashel Public Library
Wednesday 2nd,9th,16th and 23rd of March 10a.m to 12.30 pm
cost €35 including materials
contact Leslie on 087 2603753

Friday, January 28, 2011

Sunday Craft Market in Dudley Mills Clonmel!

The market started last May 2010 and is located in Dudleys Mills, Clonmel,Co.Tipperary. We currently have 40 handcrafted stalls in total and they are all indoors. There are electric points available and toilet facilites also.

We are looking for Crafters , Foodies , Artists , Gradeners and anyone with a talent they would like to share.

The Stalls are priced at €15 per week and for this week only if a stall books before Friday 14th they will get one week free.

For more information please call Tara on 052-6184444
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Clonmel-Market/132171493468125
http://www.clonmelmarketatdudleysmills.com/

Monday, January 24, 2011

Rescheduled Classes! Updated 26th/01/11

Here are the new dates for these Classes

Mosaic workshop with Eileen Singleton

Learn how to design and create your own mosaic.

The Craft Granary, Church St, Cahir
12th and 19th of February.
10am -4pm
Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)
For more information or to make a booking contact Eileen 058 47953


Mala Jewellery with Annie Hogg

Design and make jewellery using an ancient Egyptian knot technique.

The Family resource centre, Kickham st. Clonmel
,Friday 18th, 25th,Feb, 4th,11,and 18th of March
10.30am – 12.30pm
Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)
For more information or to make a booking contact Annie 086-2561399


Lino Printing Workshop with Maria O’ Donovan

Learn how to create art prints using the Lino printing technique

Fethard Youth Center

Saturday 26th of Feb and 5th of March

10am 4pm
Cost : 35 Euro (includes materials)
For more information or to make a booking contact Maria 0860380830

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Craft Class update !

Dates have been confirmed for the following classes in Cashel

Crochet for Beginners with Helen Bourke

Venue: Cashel Library

Dates: Wednesdays 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th February.

Time: 10am. – 12.30pm
contact Helen on 086 8665395
cost €35euro including materials


Patchwork Applique and Quilting with Leslie Lynch

Cashel Public Library
Wednesday 2nd,9th,16th and 23rd of March 10a.m to 12.30 pm
cost €35 including materials
contact Leslie on 087 2603753