Monday 13 September 2010


Greetings from the Crafty News Desk.
Sorry I am a bit late this week - came back late from my hols last night and I have spent the day catching up on sleep, emails and phonecalls.....

Thanks again for keeping in touch with what's happening out there.  Here is this week's update:


Sunday, 28th November
Grand Hotel,Wicklow Town                                                                        
6 ft Stands are priced at €70.
All sold on a first come first served basis and we aim to minimise direct competition by having a variety of different crafts on offer.
All profits in aid of the Glebe National School.
Contact Sandra Dunne 
or 087 930 6912.


Elizabeth Longwill is looking for craftspeople for a NEW MARKET in Naas, Co Kildare.
Facebook >!/pages/The-Warehouse/148256251872019

It will be held in Unit D3 in the M7 business park on the 25th September. The business park is located just off the M7 beside Naas, Co.Kildare. It will be a family day out with facepainting, music and cupcakes.  It is hoped that it will become a monthly event and breathe some life into a large empty industrial unit.
Cost for the day is €30
Application forms from Elizabeth - use the following contact details.Email:
Mobile:+353 86 3846506

Halloween craft and food fair
Lisdoo House, Dundalk - Sunday 31 October 11am - 5pm.

60 euro for a table and advertising for the event will include leafleting, newspaper adverts, radio coverage, PR in other local press and posters across the town and local villages.

The Lisdoo is a popular place for meals and we have a strong customer base in the area to draw on.
For more information please email Alexandra at


Thats about it for markets for the moment - thanks to all who got in touch.  I hope to have a more comprehensive listing for next week.

In the meantime if anyone living in Dublin is interested in learning to knit or crochet, at both beginner and improver level, I will be teaching in the Firhouse Community College over the autumn/winter months.  Details from 

Cheers till next week


  1. Thanks Mo! Catching up on sleep...sounds like a great holiday!!!

  2. thanks for this Mo. This regular feature is so useful...not that I have actually got myself in gear to do any Christmas markets yet...better get my skates on.....