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

 

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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Féile na gCloch 2015 on Inis Oírr

Posted by Patrick McAfee on June 22, 2015 at 11:08 0 Comments

Féile na gCloch (Festival of Stone) Inis Oirr,17th to 21st September 2015

Inis Oírr is the the smallest of the Aran Islandssituated in Galway Bay off the west coast 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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