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The Traditional Lacemakers of Ireland


Are Celebrating Irish Lacemakers

Festival at An Grianan


September 3rd to 7th 2018


















·       Lacemaking for Beginners and Advanced Students


·       Visit Museums where antique pieces can be studied



·       Lacemaking with qualified teachers in:

Carricmacross,  Limerick , Bobbin lace

Mountmellic work and fine knitting.

Irish Crochet, Youghal Needlepoint

And many more.





For Information:- Contact Veronica  e-mail



Monday September 3rd

Train from Cork

Bus from Hueston Station to An Grianan 2pm

Bus at Airport @ 2.30pm

Arrive at An Grianan 4pm   tea and biscuit waitng.

High tea @ 5.30pm

Lace classes 7pm to 8.30pm


Tuesday 4th

Breakfast 8.30am and a packed lunch

Bus leaving at 10.30 am.

We are going to see a private collection of lace in Monaghan town.

Afternoon bus back to An Grianan to make Lace.

5.30pm Dinner

Evening of song with Isobel Luke, on the grand piano in the drawing room.


Wednesday 5th

Breakfast 8.30am

Speakers Northern lace ladies on the Game of Thrones tapestry. 10am to 11am


Speaker Roisin De Butleir  speaking on design 11.30 to 12.30pm

Lunch 1pm to 2pm

Lacemaking 2pm to 5pm.

High tea 5.30pm

7.30 to 8pm Short talk on Jane Austin

Ceol and crack in the bar

Thursday 6th

Breakfast 8.30am and a packed lunch

Bus at 10.30 to Enniskeillen.  To see the Sheelan lace collection

Afternoon 2 hours lacemaking in An Grianan

Dinner 5.30pm

8pm.  Music and song with Isobel.


Friday Morning farewell and bus back to Dublin @ 10.30 am

Earlier Event: March 5
Kinsale Lace week 2018
Later Event: January 9
International Lace Festival