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Bodhran (drum) Making

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Celebrating 50 years!

Join Malachy Kearns of Roundstone Music & Crafts for a display on the Craft of Bodhran Making, view the workshop area, wall area displaying ‘The Story of Bodhran making’, with a short video to watch.

It’s free to come and have a look at the display of work and a view of the workshop area, but during the busy season time can’t always be given to interacting with people. 

Booklet available in English, French and German.

Tours must be booked in advance. Formal talks are 40 minutes. Suitable for groups.

Bodhrans. One of Irelands most Loved products. Using Genuine Goatskin. 18″, 16″. 14″

* Please note makers don’t teach to play the bodhran or give instruction on playing, music instrument making only.

Roundstone Music & Crafts has been in operation for 50 years. Open 7 days a week throughout the year and open 6 days a week in winter

Event Address: Roundstone Connemara. Galway The Monastery Roundstone Galway H91KD68

Advanced Booking is Required Free to stop by. Group talks €120. To book email

Suitable For: All Ages

Accessibility Information

Wheelchair friendly

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Event Contact Number: : +353 86 2540536

Event Website: :

Event Memberships

Design & Crafts Council Ireland

Event Details

Maker: Roundstone Music & Crafts

Starts: Thu 1 Aug at 11:30 am

Ends: Sat 31 Aug at 4:00 pm

Craft Type: Multiple, Music Instrument Making

Event Location: Galway

Event Type: Open Studio, Meet the Maker, Family Friendly

Price: Free + €75