Lace Faoin Aer

About the event

During August Craft Month, Borris Lacemakers will hold a weekly lace display and Borris lace-making demonstration in various scenic locations throughout South Carlow. Participants are invited to come along to learn about this historic craft and the story of its revival.

10th  Kilgraney House gardens 11 am to 2 pm
Toilets. Wheelchair access to location is good but general access around the garden is limited.
Free of charge

17th Lace Garden, Borris House 11 am to 2 pm
National Heritage Week
Toilets. Wheelchair accessible
Normally €5 charge for access to the grounds of Borris House and Lace Garden, free for heritage week!

24th Altamont, 11 am to 2 pm
Toilets. Wheelchair accessible
A tour of the garden is available on request at the office.
Entrance to gardens is free of charge. Parking €2

31st St. Mullins – on the quay, 11 am to 2 pm
Near the Mullichain Cafe


Where is it taking place?

Borris House Lace Garden, Kilgraney House & Altamont Gardens,
St. Mullins,
Co. Carlow,

When is it taking place?

Wednesday August 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st, 10:30am to 12:30pm

Who is it suitable for?

All ages

Do you need to book?

No, booking is not required.

About the organiser

This event is part-funded by Design & Crafts Council Ireland for August Craft Month 2022.

Contact details

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All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact this 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: Borris Lace

Starts: Aug 10 at 10:30 am

Ends: Aug 31 at 12:30 pm

Discipline: Textile Making

Location: Carlow

Type: Meet the Maker, Demonstration