Craft Village

Don’t miss this year’s Craft Village which promises to be a treasure trove of quality, hand-made crafts and fine artwork. This year we have over 40 talented craftspeople showcasing their beautiful handcrafted pieces.

We have an interesting array of craft demonstrations in the Craft Village at this year’s show, including basket weaving, card making, leather stitching, knitting, wood-carving, watercolour painting , jewellery making and mandala-making.

The Craft Village marquee proudly promotes original, handcrafted, and Irish made products.  All the exhibits in the Craft Village feature beautifully designed and superbly crafted pieces such as jewellery, pottery, hard-carved walking canes, woodturning, basket-weaving, picture frames, metalwork, crochet, knitwear, soft toys, fabric handbags and purses, hand painted silk scarves, decoupaged household accessories, cushions and footstools, leather bags, belts and wallets, children’s books, Irish linen, candles, luxury soaps and skincare products, original art, prints, greeting cards, handmade clothing and accessories, hand painted glassware, fairy houses and more.

This year, we are delighted to welcome many new exhibitors as well as our regulars. Thanks to all the exhibitors at this year’s Craft Village and we wish them an enjoyable and successful day at the Tinahely Show.

Judges will choose the ‘Best of Craft Village’ exhibits and awards will be presented to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners.

For more information contact: Anne Mulhall (087) 826 7128.

Tinahely Show Craft Village Application form 2019 (PDF) Tinahely Show Craft Village Application form 2019 (DOC)

Craft Village Participants 2019

Dave and Catherine Walsh – Handcrafted Walking Sticks and Handcrafted Parchment Cards

Craft : Hand Craft :ed Walking sticks in wood and horn, carved animal head walking canes. Stickmaking and carving demonstration on show day. Hand Craft :ed parchment cards for weddings, birthdays, greeting cards, baby cards. Card making demonstrations on show day.

Lucy O’Gorman Ceramics

Craft :: Lucy O’Gorman designs and creates her unique ceramic pieces by drawing inspiration from her rural studio near Slane and the historical landmarks that scatter the Boyne Valley. Lucy’s pottery, ranges from functional crockery and tableware to sculptural and commissioned pieces. She is widely known for Neolithic representations on her pottery and is very popular with local customers and international visitors. She has innovative and unique pieces to reflect light, ranging from large candle holders to models of Lawrence’s Gate and the Hill of Slane. She also appeals to the mass market with everyday tableware including the much sought after 3-D sheep range.

Darlene Garr Art

Craft : Hand painted silk scarves, hand painted glassware and glass jewellery, miniature paintings.

Mark and Rosie East

Craft : Knitted and crocheted soft toys, novelty teacosies, hats.

Fiona Markham – Textiles

Craft : Fabric handbags, zipped purses and pouches, clip purses, fabric wallets, key fobs, zipper pulls, handmade buttons.

Suzy’s Fairy Doors – Susan Ryan

Craft : Handmade fairy houses, doors, frames, accessories such as clothes lines with hand stitched clothes, beds, rocking chairs, furniture, picnic benches, swings, slides, hammocks, flower umbrellas and everything to do with fairies

Jackie Burke Craft : Grindlewood – Children’s fantasy adventure novels for 8-12 year olds.
Timeless Designs- Brian Smyth

Craft : Handmade picture frames

Irish Linen Craft :- Phil Walsh

Craft :: Cards made with Irish linen, wild herb balms and creams, herbal eye pillows and soaps.

Adam’s Printing Press – Benji Bennett

Craft : Irish award winning and best selling children’s books. Book signing by Benji Bennett. Adam’s Printing Press is a Dublin based publishing company specialising in Benji Bennett’s picture rhyming styled children’s books. Two of Benji’s books ‘Before You Sleep’ and ‘When You Were Born’ have won the Irish Children’s Book of the Year award in 2009 and 2013 respectively.

Catherine Swan – Artist

Craft : Original paintings based on wildlife, landscape and farm animals. Limited edition prints of Catherine’s paintings both framed and mounted.

Designs by Freya – Aoife Greene

Craft : Vintage teacups as candles, soy wax melts, semi-precious stone jewellery and accessories, greeting cards, bookmarks, children’s moulded crayons, etc.

Camphill Community Ballymoney- Renate Bradbury

Craft :: Variety of handcrafted items including shopping baskets, flower baskets, bread baskets, laundry baskets, waste paper baskets, dog baskets, cat igloos, log baskets, vegetable and fruit baskets. They will also be demonstrating their unique basket-weaving skills throughout the day.

Tivole Gemstone Jewellery – Rosemary Crawford

Craft : Gemstone jewellery designed and crafted by Rosemary, with popular gemstones such as amethyst, rose quartz and more. Selection of jewellery for children and teens. Steampunk jewellery. Demonstration of beaded/chainmaille jewellery on show day.\shop/tivolegemjewellery

Terry Davis- Bridget’s Mantle

Craft : Organic skincare products, moisturisers

Keith Lloyd Photography Craft : Greeting cards and prints of flowers, Irish landscapes, churches and wildlife, photographed, printed, mounted and framed by Keith.
Clough Craft : Group- Florrie Dixon

Craft : Hand knitting, crochet, greeting cards, jewellery, pictures. Knitting demonstration on show day

Green Angel Skincare Craft : Award winning range of luxury Irish skincare, all hand-made with seaweed and essential oils. Try out some skin care samples on show day.
Scald Crow Ceramics- Fainche Natoff

Craft : Decorative garden and indoor ceramic pieces, Decorative and usable ceramic bowls.

Malerda- Margaret Day

Craft :: Recycled glassware

Berry Be Beauty- Lorna Venton

Craft :: Handmade natural beauty products, essential oil candles and diffusers.

Sock Monkey House – Fin Jones

Craft : Handmade sock monkeys and some other animals and sock dolls.

Tealightful – Edel McCoy

Craft :: Unique jewellery, decorative teacup candles and tiered cake stands made using vintage antique fine bone china cups and plates. The candles are hand poured using 100% natural soy wax and contain no paraffin. The jewellery is made from unique pieces of china that have been cut, sanded and set by hand. The cake stands range in size from one to three tiers.

The Irish Wildflower Co. – Ian O’Rourke

Craft : Unique handmade timeless pieces of Irish jewellery, crafted from pressed and dried Irish wildflowers. A little piece of Ireland, delicately encased in time, to be worn and adored for a lifetime.

Grace Scott Art

Craft : Original animal paintings home made products such as cushions and footstools, with original artwork printed on them.

Wool Gallery Gorey- Linda Conway

Craft :: Hand-knitted and crocheted items.

Creen Creations- P.J. O’Loughlin

Craft : Handmade wooden home accessories, coasters, candle holders, chopping boards,, clocks, wine bottle holders, platters, small pieces of furniture

Wrapit – Kristina Riauke

Craft : Handmade crafts, personalized presents, craft supplies.

Veronika Frankova / Phyllis Stuart Craft :Eco friendly, handcrafted, chemical free, natural skincare products. Hand-painted silk scarves and pashminas.
Shepi Originals – Judy Coulson : Designer handmade fleece clothing and accessories. Children’s fleece hoodies, snuggle wraps, snuggle bags, hats, scarves, selection of cotton dresses and dungarees.
Sarah Corner Artist www.sarahcorner.comCraft : High quality limited edition prints of Sarah’s paintings, artist’s greeting cards. Artist’s book. Watercolour painting demonstration on show day.
Aisling Owens www.facebook/com/sweetjewelsCraft : Handmade jewellery made from resin, wood and metals.
Tayleur Leather- Karl Coleman : Handmade leather belts, wristbands, wallets, journals, earrings and much more. Leather handstitching demonstration on show day.
Emma’s So Naturals www.emmas.ieCraft : All natural handmade eco-soy candles, melts, soap. Eco friendly household products and ancillary items.
The Liffey Forge- James French www.liffeyforge.ieCraft : Recycled and upcycled horseshoes made into useful household and garden items. Metal mixed with native Irish hardwoods. Also mandala wire games (symbols of peace and harmony). Mandala making demonstration on show day.
Shane Casey- Books www.shanecaseybooks.ieCraft : Four dyslexia friendly children’s books about Irish wildlife. Two previously exhibited, with two new titles foe 2019. A selection of greeting cards based on the books illustrations. Meet the author on show day.
Foxwoodturning – John Fox Craft : Hand turned lamps, bowls and clocks all made from exclusively Irish timber
Wooly Apple Knits- Bernadette Ormsby : Unique handcrafted ladies and children’s knitwear and accessories.
Lynne Finn- The Little Bow Boutique Craft :A wide range of beautifully handmade hair bows and accessories for children. Bright colourful designs, glitter & sparkle, girly themes and favourites. Baby bows on headbands, bows on clips and much more. If you love all things girly, you will love the little bow boutique.
Mill House Knitwear- Pauline Flynn Craft : Pure cotton ladies wraps and ponchos.


Best of Craft Village Exhibit Winners 2019

1st Prize Winner: Ian O’Rourke – Irish Wildflower Company

2nd Prize winner: Tivole Gemstone Jewellery – Rosemary Crawford

3rd Prize winner: Bernadette Ormsby – Wooly Apple Knits

Very Highly Commended: Lucy O’Gorman Ceramics

Edel McCoy Tealightful

Congratulations to all the winners.