“If you go too fast, you miss what’s special about anywhere.” - Joe Hogan, Basketmaker.

Visit an entire craft trail or make a selection, see the studios and meet the makers. Experience the magic of seeing a skilled craftsperson complete an object before your eyes. Craft Trails around Ireland include:

Connemara Gaeltacht Craft Trail

– an initiative of Údarás na Gaeltachta. This craft trail travels through the picturesque Connemara Gaeltacht and the scenic Aran Islands.

Kerry Craft Trails

Original Kerry is an umbrella brand supporting in excess of 55 craft professionals located across the County of Kerry, offering several craft trails featuring the very best of contemporary design and craft in the county. www.originalkerry.com. Download the Original Kerry/Kerry Craft Trails brochure here.

Louth Craftmark

19 makers creating a rich variety of craft.

MADE in Kilkenny

A craft trail of 26 artisan makers.

Made in Westmeath

An exciting new initiative which profiles innovative and quality craft in Westmeath.

Made in Sligo

Gathers under one brand all that is excellent in Sligo creativity. 

Wexford Craft Trail

A new craft trail with an existing group of 19 members covering from North to South Wexford, specialising in a diverse range of crafts from ceramics, textiles, glass, wood and metals.

West Cork Craft & Design Guild

21 craftmakers working in the beautiful surroundings of West Cork.


Made in Galway

Galway County Council have developed a craft trail website to promote all craft producers in Galway. www.madeingalway.ie

Donegal Designer Makers Craft Trail

A group of Irish craft makers and designers from Donegal who have formed a collective to showcase their unique work. www.donegaldesignermakers.com
See their craft trail map here.

For more information on craft studios, galleries and events in Ireland please visit: www.discoverireland.ie/craft

For details on craft trails in Northern Ireland please visit: www.craftni.org/

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