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)
Treasurer: Louise Price (0873223965)
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.
2016 Festival Brochures available to download here. The festival will run from 14th to 18th September inclusive. All details and booking forms are contained within the brochures InisOirr_IRISH_2016_…1 Comment 2 Likes
The programme and booking form for this year's festival are attached.
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