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

Rónán Crehan and Kieran mooney are now friends
Tuesday
dan mcnally posted a blog post
Tuesday
Profile Iconadrian and Kieran mooney joined The Dry Stone Wall Association of Ireland
Saturday
eric rinderer and Nick Aitken are now friends
Dec 10
Ken Curran liked Brendan Mc Gloin's blog post New Year Carving Course
Dec 10
Brendan Mc Gloin posted a blog post
Dec 10
samwexford is now a member of The Dry Stone Wall Association of Ireland
Dec 10
Ken Curran liked Rónán Crehan's photo
Dec 8
 

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

June 8

Monday

Blog Posts

Feile na gCloch Wins Award

Posted by Patrick McAfee on November 15, 2014 at 10:42 5 Comments

Feile na gCloch won first prize in the tourism category of Excellence in Local Government Awards 2014 in the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin Thursday night last week.

The award (glass crystal bowl) was accepted by Marie Mannion, Heritage…

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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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