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)

Treasurer:  Louise Price   (0873223965)

website:

www.dswai.ie

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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.

 

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May 7

Saturday

August 12

Friday

Blog Posts

2015 Tír Chonaill Stone Festival – Glencolmcille

Posted by louise price on July 14, 2015 at 16:26 0 Comments

We pulled off a mighty celebration for stone lovers in Glencolmcille 19th-21st June…

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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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