Andy Harris is taking part in the West Cork Creates exhibition in Skibbereen this month. Andy spoke to West Cork People about his craft and his meandering journey, sometimes by horse and cart, to becoming a master coppersmith. Andy was born and spent his early years in 1960s Birmingham, where […]

Gallery Asna at Clonakilty Arts Centre, is holding a unique exhibition this month; ‘Of Granite’, a touring exhibition by ROGHA Collective, brings the art and craft of South Armagh to West Cork. An area of outstanding natural beauty, rich in heritage, myth and magic, South Armagh is a place and people […]

Arran Street East, a creative studio originally set up in Dublin in 2015, will open a new creative hub this summer in Schull. The hub will be a centre for making and learning traditional crafts, and will offer pottery, weaving, and baking courses in a beautifully restored barn located behind […]

Lovers of all things wool will happily lose themselves in the beautiful tactile space that is Olga’s Own Craft Studio and Yarn. This Ballinaspittle-based haven for knitting lovers is the creation of Olga Prins, a South African native who says that the village of Ballinspittle instantly captured her heart, which […]

West Cork Creates Exhibition 2021 will hold its 10th summer arts exhibition entitled ‘Home Ground’ from August 7 to 28 in Skibbereen. The exhibition forms part of this year’s national August Craft Month and Cork Craft Month. This year’s WCC exhibition will be showing the work of 48 fine artists, […]

Cork Craft & Design, Ireland’s largest social enterprise for craftspeople, has launched its 2021 programme for Cork Craft Month this August. Showcasing the best of contemporary Irish craft, a stellar line-up of over 70 exceptional workshops, masterclasses, artist talks, trails and demonstrations is taking place throughout the month. Featuring both […]

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