Monday, 22 November 2010


Greetings from the Crafty News Desk.....

I can almost hear the sewing machines, knitting needles, jewelers pliers, glue guns, paint brushes and various crafting machines going at full steam as our Crafty Ireland Team members busy themselves making wonderful items for sale at the cornucopia of Craft Markets going on all over Ireland.

Latest Christmas Market news:
Marlay Craft Fair - 27th to 28th November 2010 - Marlay House, Dublin 16 (in Marlay Park)
Mandi from designbirdie and little ole me from huggleknits are just 2 of the team who will be in attendance. 
Call by and say hello - with me in Huggleknits you can get your hands on some knit and crochet accessories, greeting cards, the new Cozifone sleeve for your i-phone as well as knitting needles, wool, notions and beads to get you started on a new crafty passion.......  Are there any others from the team in Marlay? do let me know at the end of this articles so we can call and see you ....

28 November - Market Square, Bundoran Co Donegal
To book a table, email   or text/call 0851482304. Just let me know your name, your business name and the type of goods you will be selling if you are new!

4th December  - The Christian Brothers School, Carlow
Anybody interested in having a craft stall on the day can contact   or 0857225544/0873235947.
All proceeds will go directly to the welfare of the animals.

5 December - St. Michael’s Community Centre, Inchicore, Dublin 8.
Tables €25.00 payable in advance.
For application forms please contact Deirdre Coffey on 0863632462 or 01-4548329

4-5 December St. David’s Secondary School’s, Greystones, Co Wicklow
For further information on the event or stalls, please contact Veronica at 086 350 4997 or email

And now for the running list . . . . .

26-28 Marley Park, Dublin
27 Ennis
27 Christchurch, Dublin
28 Ardee
28 Ranelagh, Dublin
28 Wicklow town
28 Ballinrobe, Co Mayo

4 ChristChurch Dublin
4 Christian Brothers School, Carlow
4-5 Bray
4-5 Drogheda
4-5 Dublin Zoo
5 Inchicore, Dublin 8

5 Dunboyne
5 Slane
5 Adare
5 Punchestown
10-11? Westport
11 ChristChurch, Dublin
11 Letterkenny
11-12 Russborough House, Wicklow
11-12 Dublin Zoo
11 Glasnevin
12 Athboy
12 Leopardstown, Dublin
12 Loughrea
12 Souk, Belfast
15-19 Clonmee, Co Longford
18 ChristChurch Dublin
18-19 Dublin Zoo
19 Castleblayney
19/20 University Concert Hall Limerick

That's it for another week.  Good luck to all with the rush for Christmas crafting.  Hope it goes well for all of you.  Don't forget to keep in touch.


  1. Thanks Mo for all the news.

    And good luck to you and Mandi at the Marlay Craft Fair. May the Sales Fairy be very generous to you...!

  2. Ya Mo best of luck - one day I have to try a stall somewhere.....

  3. hope to make it over to Marlay Craft fair,I have just booked a table in The Glenroyal Hotel Craft Fair for 5th Dec.I think there are a few tables left if anyone is interested.