Much To See And Do At The Craft Granary In Cahir

plenty to see and do in the Craft Granary over the coming weeks.

plenty to see and do in the Craft Granary over the coming weeks.

The Craft Granary, a beautifully restored 19th century grain store, is located on Church Street in Cahir. It acts as a showcase for quality handcrafted items from the south-east.

The craft centre features pottery, glassware, woodturning, occasional furniture, photography, fashion accessories, soft furnishings, handmade cards, jewellery, and children’s toys with a celtic twist and local food products.

The Craft Granary is a member of the Craft Council of Ireland so all of the products are unique and meet a high standard of craftsmanship. A gallery on the first floor features exhibitions by local artists and sculptors and entry is free of charge.

Children’s Workshops

Children’s Easter Workshops - Thursday, April 12th - 10am to 12pm - E5 per child. Grab the opportunity to have a few hours free whilst your children enjoy the arts and crafts of spring. Book in advance to avoid disappointment - 052 7441473 or email

Seascapes Showcase

Due to popular demand the Craft Granary has extended the Seascapes showcase.

Seascapes is a collection of textiles based on the sea and underwater world. Inspirations have been taken from the colour, pattern, texture and force of the sea.

Through the imagination and designs of these textile artists living and working in Ireland they have created this stunning work and will now be on display until Saturday, May 5th.

Craft Network

Are you a craft worker in Tipperary who would like to get your business off the ground?

If so, a group of local crafts people have recently got together to form the Tipperary Craft Network.

The process is still in the early stages and all Tipperary Craft workers are welcome to attend the next meeting.

This will be held in the Craft Granary, Church Street, Cahir at 7pm onMonday, April 16th. For more details please email or call 087-9058471.

Sewing Classes

Learn the art of sewing, measuring and marking, stitching and patterning and working with fabrics.

With Catherine Lawlor at Kilrossanty Parish Hall, Kilrossanty, Co. Waterford - 2½-hour classes starting from April 19th to May 24th - Thursday nights weekly - starting 7pm to 9.30pm - cost is E70 for the six-week course inclusive of all materials and equipment. Finished products to include tote bag and accessories.

Contact Catherine on 085 155 2795, 051 291 825 or Carmel (Craft Granary) on o52 744 1473.

The Craft Granary would like to thank Waterford Leader Partnership for their help and contributions to the setting up of Taste of Craft in Waterford.

Interior Design

Interior Design On A Budget workshop - Saturday, May 5th - 10am until 1pm - E30 per person.

After huge success in February the Craft Granary will be running another Interior Design On A Budget workshop. This will be held on Saturday, May 5th from 10am until 1pm at The Craft Granary. The course costs E30 per person. You will save that many times over by eliminating bad interior choices.

Topics covered will be: how to decorate your house on a budget, preparing a house for letting or sale, how to get the best look for less using fabrics, wallpapers, and paints, using mirrors and glass to bring in light and space, how to revamp existing furniture, tips on rearranging pictures, mirrors and furniture to give your house a brand new look.

The tutor is Siobhain MacInnes. Her mantra is that everybody’s house can be a palace if you know what to do. For further details or to book a place please contact Siobhain on 087 624 7217 or email