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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2016 AGM at Radisson Blu Hotel

August 20, 2016 all day
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2016 AGM at Radisson Blu Hotel

August 20, 2016 all day
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Ronan is now a member of The Dry Stone Wall Association of Ireland
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Nick Aitken - Scotland @ The Stone Trust VT USA - Feidin & Galloway Dyke Workshop

WWW.THESTONETRUST.ORG First Every 2 Day Workshop to be taught in the USA May 14th-15th, 2016 Dummerston Center Vermont. Lead Instructors Nick Aitken - Scotla...
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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

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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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Europe's Field Boundaries by Georg Muller

Posted by Patrick McAfee on January 8, 2014 at 20:02 4 Comments

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,…

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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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