Tour of Durrow Monastic Site
Offaly Historical and Archaeological Society
Meet at the old Abbey Church, Durrow Demesne, Co. Offaly
25 August, 2pm - 4pm
This workshop with Melanie Lorien combines hands on straw craft making with an exploration of the traditions and folklore associated with the harvest.
Melanie is a member of the International Guild of Straw Craftsman and their representative in Ireland. She regularly demonstrates at The National Museum of Country Life and other heritage events around the country. Melanie is also an organic gardener and a former Woodland Conservation Ranger.