The Dry Stone Wall Association of Ireland

the traditional craft of stone construction

Promoting an awareness of the craft of dry stone building in Ireland.

 Contact us

email:

info@dswai.ie

post:

Rose Cottage, Templemore Road, Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary, Ireland.

mobile: 0872689419

Chairman: Sunny Wieler (0876474355) 

Secretary: Ken Curran (0872689419)

website:

www.dswai.ie

Latest Activity

george gunn is attending Patrick McAfee's event

Feile na gCloch (Festival of Stone) at Inis Oirr, Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland

September 18, 2014 at 6pm to September 21, 2014 at 1pm
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Feile na gCloch (Festival of Stone) at Inis Oirr, Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland

September 18, 2014 at 6pm to September 21, 2014 at 1pm
Sunday
Eddie Farrelly shared Patrick McAfee's event on Facebook
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Eddie Farrelly liked Patrick McAfee's event Feile na gCloch (Festival of Stone)
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Feile na gCloch (Festival of Stone) at Inis Oirr, Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland

September 18, 2014 at 6pm to September 21, 2014 at 1pm
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Feile na gCloch (Festival of Stone) at Inis Oirr, Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland

September 18, 2014 at 6pm to September 21, 2014 at 1pm
Saturday
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Stein-wein-garten at langenlois/ austria/kamptal

June 8, 2015 at 8pm to June 13, 2015 at 4am
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Stein-wein-garten at langenlois/ austria/kamptal

June 8, 2015 at 8pm to June 13, 2015 at 4am
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SOME HELPFUL DSWAI DEFINITIONS

Dry Stone (drr- eye, ss-t-own)  - building term meaning without the use of mortar i.e. using one single material in construction, namely stone OR where stones are combined in such a way as they gain their structural integrity from their connection to each other and without recourse to any other agent such as mortar.

 

 

 

 

Dry Stone Wall (drr-eye, ss-t-own, w-awl) –  refers to a wall constructed using only stone and without any mortar or supporting secondary material such cement or a block work wall background.

 

Events

September 18

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Blog Posts

Europe's Field Boundaries by Georg Muller

Posted by Patrick McAfee on January 8, 2014 at 20:02 3 Comments

Georg Muller has written a most wonderful new book called 'Europe's Field Boundaries in 2 volumes. Georg basically spent the last 30 years traveling around Europe surveying dry stone walls, hedged banks etc in most European countries (Ireland,…

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The Dry Stone Wall Association is a non-profit organisation. All donations are very welcome and will go directly to helping preserve and promote the age old craft of dry stone construction in Ireland

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