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

Patrick McAfee commented on Patrick McAfee's event 'Feile na gCloch (Festival of Stone)'
yesterday
dan mcnally commented on Patrick McAfee's event 'Feile na gCloch (Festival of Stone)'
yesterday
lewis goodman is now a member of The Dry Stone Wall Association of Ireland
yesterday
helmut schieder liked Ken Curran's photo
Monday
Patrick McAfee commented on Patrick McAfee's event 'Feile na gCloch (Festival of Stone)'
Sunday
Rónán Crehan commented on Patrick McAfee's event 'Feile na gCloch (Festival of Stone)'
Saturday
Rónán Crehan 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
Saturday
Rónán Crehan liked Patrick McAfee's event Feile na gCloch (Festival of Stone)
Saturday
Christopher Millar is now a member of The Dry Stone Wall Association of Ireland
Aug 14
María Concepción Martínez Reyes and ray curley are now friends
Aug 13
María Concepción Martínez Reyes posted a photo
Aug 12
dan mcnally 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
Aug 12
dan mcnally liked Patrick McAfee's event Feile na gCloch (Festival of Stone)
Aug 12
An album by Sunny Wieler was featured

Tirconnell Stone Festival

Tirconnell Stone Festival, Mountcharles, Co. Donegal. June 2014
Aug 6
John posted photos
Aug 6
Ken Curran liked louise price's photo
Aug 5
 

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

Thursday

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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