In January 2018 The Dry Stone Wall Association of Ireland submitted an application to the Department of Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht to have Dry Stone building added to the list of activities that are part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Ireland.
On Wednesday 11th July 2019 we received news from the Department that the Minister had approved our application that day.
Thursday 18th July 2019 Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht announces the approval of the DSWAI applicati...
Building dry stone walls. A nice little video of one of our recent farm wall workshops on Clare Island, Co. Mayo, with voice over of DSWAI instructor Rónán Crehan. Thanks to Malachy Mangan for putting the video together. These farm wall workshops are run in conjunction with National Organic Training Skillnet. find out more on our website www.dswai.ie/training