We regret to inform that our co-member and teacher, Maura Kiely, passed away. This a photograph of some of her work. She will be sorely missed as teacher and friend. RIP Maura.
Fifty lacemakers from the four corners of Ireland were joined by lacemakers from England and Scotland for a week celebrating the beauty of, and skill in, making lace. The guest speaker and teacher was the renowned bobbin lacemaker, Jacqui Barber.Read More
Jacqui Barber is a Bobbin Lacemaker, Designer, Teacher, Speaker and Author who exhibits her work at home and abroad. She is widely travelled, sharing her knowledge and enthusiasm promoting this ancient craft in an exciting modern way.Read More
On Tuesday, 14th April, 2015, thirty-eight Traditional Lace Makers departed from Cork Airport and arrived at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. From Schiphol Airport we travelled to stay in the heart of Amsterdam.
We stayed at the 3 star Rho hotel, which opened its doors in April 1989. The building was formerly used by a gold trading company. The beautiful reception and lobby were once a theatre, built in 1908 in Art-Deco style.