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.

Chairman: Sunny Wieler (0876474355) 

Secretary:

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.

 

Events

September 15

Thursday

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Féile na gCloch DRAFT Brochure and Booking form available now

Posted by Ken Curran on August 12, 2016 at 10:30 0 Comments

The programme and booking form for this year's festival are attached.

Just click on the link below.

Hope to see some of you on 'the island' in September..…

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A Remarkable Coincident........ An article by Eddie Farrelly about an amazing discovery at the Tir Connaill Festival this year

Posted by Ken Curran on August 11, 2016 at 11:02 0 Comments

A Remarkable Coincident at Glencolmcille 1916 Commemoration

by Eddie Farrelly

In early May, I was extremely pleased to receive and gladly accepted an invitation from the Donegal branch of…

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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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