Open Day in Connemara

 Join Feltmakers Ireland in two days of craft, felt and fun in Oughterard, Co Galway on Friday and Saturday 14/15th August 2009. The event will be hosted by Elizabeth Bonnar. To get directions  by email please contact Cristina at . Everybody is welcome.


Friday 14th August – Visit to V’Soske Joyce Carpet Factory Oughterard.

Tony Dixon, owner manager had kindly agreed to show us round at 2pm. The factory is in the Old Railway Station, about quarter of a mile out of Oughterard on the road to Costello. Those who wish to go all together can meet me at the Boat Inn in the centre of Oughterard at 1.30 pm

Saturday 15th August –Open Day

# Continuous demonstrations

# Opportunity for visitors to have a go – no experience necessary!

# Work on the Feltmakers Ireland banner

# Basket making demonstration by Kathleen McCormack

# Basics of greenwood furniture making by Alison Ospina.

# Making of greenwood stand for felt bannerAlison will give advice and help with this.

Lunch – remember to bring a packed lunch.


2pm – Talk on Irish Greenwood Furniture Makers by Alison Ospina.



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