Thursday, June 30, 2011

An opportunity to pick up some practical points on Irish dry stone walling.

Patrick Would Like To See You!

This is a course well worth signing up for and booking your flight now. Author, heritage restoration mason, lime mortar expert, and dry stone walling instructor Patrick McAfee will be teaching this 2nd annual Irish workshop event on Inisheer Island this September. The cost is only 75 Euro for the 3 days. There will be a practical Aran Island wall building class run by Patrick over the 3 day plus a number of speakers at night, a roast pig on a spit event (hopefully), music and much more. To sign up write to

It is recommended that Course Participants are suitably dressed for the workshop and that they wear

sturdy shoes or walking boots, work gloves and dress for the weather.

Please note: It is recommended that you book your own accommodation and transport prior to

booking this course. Please see enclosed a list of accommodation and transport providers. Please also

make your own arrangements for evening meals.

Friday 23th September 2011

Saturday 24th September 2011

Sunday 25th September 2011


Inis Oírr, Co. Galway


Payment must be received in


Cheques should be made

payable to:

‘Galway County Council –

Stone Wall Workshop’

A refund of fees (less €20

administration charge) will be

given, provided that notice

of cancellation is received

in writing on or before 17th

September 2010.

After this date no refunds will be



Ms. Marie Mannion,

Heritage Officer,

Forward Planning,

Áras an Chontae,

Galway County Council,

Prospect Hill, Galway

Tel: 00353 91 509198

E-mail: mmannion@


Ms. Gráinne Smyth,

Forward Planning,

Áras an Chontae,

Galway County Council,

Prospect Hill, Galway.

Tel: 00353 91 509121



An action of Galway County Heritage plan