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Caherconnell International Furnace Festival

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About the event

A family fun weekend showcasing medieval iron smelting and forging at Caherconnell Stone Fort in the heart of the Burren.

More than 50 blacksmiths and traditional iron smelters from across Ireland, the UK, Europe and the USA participated in the Caherconnell International Furnace Festival.

The event was funded by The Heritage Council, Geological Survey Ireland (GSI), Discover Ireland and Clare County Council, supported by The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark.

 

Where is it taking place?

Caherconnell Fort
Caherconnell
Kilfenora
Clare
V95 YK31

Who is it suitable for?

All ages

Accessibility

Full disability access with toilets and a cafe.

When is it taking place?

Saturday August 26th and 27th, 10am to 5:30pm

Price & do you need to book?

Free. Booking is not required

Contact details

Facebook

   colm@bushyparkironworks.com

Website

+353 86 2400418

Additional information 

“The event is funded by The Heritage Council, Geological Survey Ireland (GSI), Discover Ireland and Clare County Council, supported by The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark.”

Membership

Design & Crafts Council Ireland
Irish Artist Blacksmiths Association

Disclaimer

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

Event Details

Maker: Irish Artist Blacksmiths Association

Starts: Sat 26 Aug at 10:00 am

Ends: Sun 27 Aug at 5:30 pm

Craft Type: Blacksmithing and Metalworking

Event Location: Clare

Event Type: Festival, Demonstration, and More

Price: Free