WoolStock & the Legacy of Brigid in wool today

11 March 2023, 11:00am – 2:45pm

Just a heads up that there is a wool event taking place in Newbridge tomorrow, in case you can make it.

Feltmakers Ireland will be there talking about our wool project and the upcoming book. Juliane Gorman will be demonstrating hat making.

Celebration of Sheep, Shepherds and wool learnings from the age of Brigid to now.

Meet exciting wool experts
Exhibition of wool and International Natural art creations from Newfoundland to Newbridge with work by Susaun Furneaux

Information hubs & live Panel of experts sharing their wool journey

11am- 2.45pm Exhibition and meet the makers
12pm -1pm Discover spinning with Séamus Kirwan
1pm – 2.30pm Wool innovation Panel

Fergal Byrne local sheep farmer shares Organic wool innovation his role in a fleece to fashion range
Liam Donoghue will introduce the role of wool in energy saving and RetroFitting
Rachel Tuffy presents the latest wool, 3d innovations and new fashion and industrial applications of wool
Ériu Lionel Mackey and Zoë Daly share their Farm to Yarn story

Fun hat making with Juliane Gorman

Try out crochet with our fun crafters

International and regional wool craft with Susan Stephens-Barimo

News updates from Felt Makers in Ireland

Wool garments crafters together with repair station with our Ukrainian friends as we weave a Circular Economy community

All welcome to explore wool and its role in the world


Newbridge Town Hall Main Street Newbridge Co. Kildare W12 C652