Ireland boasts an international reputation when it comes to its quality craftsmanship. Learn all about this tradition by meeting with artisans and discovering the age-old know-how. In the wool industry, one of the pillars of Irish craft tradition, centuries-old spinning techniques are still used throughout the country, including Blarney. This village near Cork is where you can visit the oldest mills in Ireland and learn more about the industry.
The area also produces a tweed known worldwide for its sturdiness. Be sure to stop off in Ardara in County Donegal and visit the Heritage Center to learn about how this Irish textile is made.
In addition to textiles, the Irish are masters at working with ceramics and crystal. As you cross the threshold of Belleek Pottery in the western part of Northern Ireland, unlock the secrets of how fine porcelain is made. Our local Evaneos agents are on hand to help you discover Ireland's rich and varied crafts.See more