Last month the DSWAI teamed up with National Organic Training Skillnet to run a number of 1 day workshops for farmers, to encourage & give hands on practical advice on how to maintain, repair & build dry stone walls.
The first of these was last weekend (April 1st) at Mc Evoy’s Quarry, Ballyknockan, Co.Wicklow. The workshop was a sellout with with participants rebuilding a section of farm wall using local granite.
Similar workshops have been organised in Sligo, Donegal and Tipperary over coming weeks. Spaces are filling up quick so be sure to book your place soon if you are interested in attending.
Details of these workshops below.
April 8th – Cawley's Hotel,Tubbercurry, Co.Sligo. WORKSHOP FULL
April 22nd – Mountcharles Community Centre, Mountcharles, Co.Donegal.
April 29th – We Sell Stone, Stone Mastery Academy, Roscrea, Co.Tipperary.
Cost: NOTS are providing 25% funding for this course for employed or self employed participants. The cost of the workshops will be €55 for eligible participants or €73.30 for non members.To book call 0719640688, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the N.O.T.S website: http://www.nots.ie/courses.php
To keep up todate will all upcoming workshops and events we recommend signing up as a basic member of the DSWAI. Sign up for just €20 a year and receive a wide range of benefits including discounts on certain workshops and events. Become a member here .