Bofin Weaves Exhibition

About the event

The Bofin Weaves Exhibition will be exhibiting handwoven items made on the rigid heddle loom. These looms, along with their accessories will also be on exhibit for people to view. Photographs and information of the island that inspired these woven items will be there for viewing and a bit of island history textile crafts. Catherine O’Connor will be available for any questions.

Handwoven on the island…inspired by the island.


Where is it taking place?

Inishbofin Community Centre
Middle Quarter
Inishbofin, Galway

When is it taking place?

Sunday August 7th, 1pm to 4pm

Who is it suitable for?

All ages


Toilets and lifts are available

Do you need to book?

No, booking is not required.

About the organiser

Catherine O’Connor is “a novice weaver…locked down during COVID…inspired by the island and it’s beauty. Using natural fibers…when I can, the creations are given a name unique to the island and its beauty/history…come follow my journey of Bofin Weave.”

Contact details



Design & Crafts Council Ireland

Irish Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers


All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact the event organiser directly.

As COVID guidelines may change between now and the time of each event please check back for updated information, or contact the event organiser directly. Stay safe!

Event Details

Maker: Catherine O'Connor

Starts: Aug 7 at 1:00 pm

Ends: Aug 7 at 4:00 pm

Discipline: Textile Making

Location: Galway

Type: Exhibition, Meet the Maker

Price: Free