the traditional craft of stone construction
Promoting an awareness of the craft of dry stone building in Ireland.
Rose Cottage, Templemore Road, Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary, Ireland.
Chairman: Sunny Wieler (0876474355)
Secretary: Ken Curran (0872689419)
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.
Feile na gCloch (Festival of Stone) 2014 starts Thursday evening 18th September on Inis Oirr (smallest of the Aran Islands) and finishes Sunday 21st September at lunch time. The event is organised b…5 Comments 5 Likes
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,…Continue