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|11/05/2019 - 12/05/2019||€130||
Súgán Chair Making Workshop
Construct a traditional Sugan chair using green native timber, ash and hazel, with ‘mortice and tenon’ joints (no nails!) and then seat the chair using a rope pattern for the seat.
Sisal rope is use for the seat and also there will be instruction in making traditional sugan rope from twisted hay.
Materials charge : €10 – €15
Course tutor : Sean Walshe
May 11th and 12th 2019
CELT, founded in 2001, is a national charity for environmental education and training and is an award-winning provider of training in traditional and ecological skills, focused on promoting caring for the environment and living in a sustainable manner by using locally sourced natural and recycled materials to make the things we need – tools, buildings, furniture, utensils, sports equipment and toys.
The CELT ‘Weekend in the Woods’ events are held 2 – 3 times a year at Slieve Aughty Centre (Loughrea, Co. Galway) attracting 100’s of participants interested in learning ecological and traditional skills and knowledge and also because of the scenic rural location and opportunity to enjoy the outdoors in between learning modules.
Why not break a break of it and stay over at the eco-friendly Three Towers Hotel at Slieve Aughty Centre – contact details here >>