Transforming fleece to fabric for 6 generations
About the event
Visit one of only two remaining vertical woollen mills in Ireland today to hear about how rare Irish fleece is transformed into premium yarns and textiles. Learn about the Cushendale woolen mills history since 1204 with the establishment of Duiske Abbey and continuing through to six generations of the same family.
Open studio with 1:1 talks about the mill history and process for anyone who calls over the month of August.
Where is it taking place?
When is it taking place?
August 1st to 31st, 9am to 5:30pm
Who is it suitable for?
Do you need to book?
No, booking is not required.
About the organiser
Cushendale “woollen mill has stood on this site for over 800 years. Our family, the Cushens, have been involved in woollen textile manufacturing since the 18th century. We are acutely aware of the history and the heritage of which we are part. Every day we walk in the footsteps of our ancestors.”
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Design & Crafts Council Ireland
Made in Kilkenny
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