Mayo County Council logo

Ceardaíocht | Craft


Craftworks Mayo next event is on the 3 and 4th of August at the National Museum of Country Life where they are holding a free 'meet the maker' event where you can come along and see live demonstrations. Craftworks Mayo was established in March 2012 as a not for profit network of local craftworkers to champion and promote quality assessed craft and design inCountyMayoand is currently made up of thirty three members from various craft disciplines. Contact: Craftworks Mayo President – Roger Harley

2 Day Basket Weaving Workshop with Joe Hogan at Derryaun Crafts

Thursday 29th and Friday 30th August
Derryaun Crafts, near Westport, Co. Mayo

This workshop is aimed at both beginners and basket weavers wishing to explore a different shape i.e. a shopper or small turf basket. The aim of the course is to give as thorough an introduction as possible to making a basket, from making the base to finishing the border, in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. There will also be information about growing a small willow bed. Class is limited to seven students.

Cost €160.00 please contact Suzie Sullivan 098 21888 has been developed to promote a wide range of ‘rain free’ activities inIreland; the site also promotes special offers and has an online reservation system.

A great opportunity for crafts people to list their services for FREE – listing includes description of your business and the workshops you offer, photo and back link to you site.

Enquiries Contact:

Christina Swift  


Mobile: 0852114418


Leitrim Live Craft

See above website for further details on creative training programme.  This project is organized by The Leitrim Design House and in association with Leitrim Sculpture Centre.  Launches 12th April and finished December 2013.

Selected Programmes:

excel 2016

Mayo County Council's Youth Arts Programme  2016


Bealtaine 2016

Celebrating Creatibity as we Age – May 2016

Bealtaine 2016 cover 


John F. Deane

Mayo County Council Writer in Residence 2015

John F. Deane Mayo County Council Writer in Residence 2015


Culture Night 2016

Countywide programme of cultural events – 16th September

Facebook: Mayo Culture Night

Culture Night 2016

  More Mayo County Council and Local Government Websites