PHOTOS: Launch of Cork Craft Month 2019

2 August 2019
By Mary Bermingham
mary@TheCork.ie

News in photos
Siobhain Steele of Siobhain Steele Ceramics at the official launch of Cork Craft Month 2019 which took place at Fota House. Embracing the intricate history of Cork and celebrating the immense pool of talent that exists throughout the Rebel City and County, Cork Craft Month fittingly kicked off this evening (Friday 2nd August) with the launch of the ‘Present Past’ exhibition at the Library in the grand Fota House. Now celebrating its tenth year, Cork Craft Month showcases the vast pool of creative talent that is evident across the city and county. From workshops, exhibitions and open studios to craft trails and pop-up shops, the annual event lasts until the 31st August and features a multitude of must-visit events to suit craft lovers of all ages. For updates follow @corkcraftmonth on Facebook and Instagram.
Pic: Brian Lougheed
Victoria Tammadge, Gen Mngr, Fora House (left) and Aine Ryan, Events Co-ordinator, Fota House at the official launch of Cork Craft Month 2019 which took place at Fota House. Embracing the intricate history of Cork and celebrating the immense pool of talent that exists throughout the Rebel City and County, Cork Craft Month fittingly kicked off this evening (Friday 2nd August) with the launch of the ‘Present Past’ exhibition at the Library in the grand Fota House. Now celebrating its tenth year, Cork Craft Month showcases the vast pool of creative talent that is evident across the city and county. From workshops, exhibitions and open studios to craft trails and pop-up shops, the annual event lasts until the 31st August and features a multitude of must-visit events to suit craft lovers of all ages. For updates follow @corkcraftmonth on Facebook and Instagram.
Pic: Brian Lougheed
Muireann Kelleher and James Delaney at the official launch of Cork Craft Month 2019 which took place at Fota House. Embracing the intricate history of Cork and celebrating the immense pool of talent that exists throughout the Rebel City and County, Cork Craft Month fittingly kicked off this evening (Friday 2nd August) with the launch of the ‘Present Past’ exhibition at the Library in the grand Fota House. Now celebrating its tenth year, Cork Craft Month showcases the vast pool of creative talent that is evident across the city and county. From workshops, exhibitions and open studios to craft trails and pop-up shops, the annual event lasts until the 31st August and features a multitude of must-visit events to suit craft lovers of all ages. For updates follow @corkcraftmonth on Facebook and Instagram.
Pic: Brian Lougheed
Brian Goulding and his wife Delphine from Midleton at the official launch of Cork Craft Month 2019 which took place at Fota House. Embracing the intricate history of Cork and celebrating the immense pool of talent that exists throughout the Rebel City and County, Cork Craft Month fittingly kicked off this evening (Friday 2nd August) with the launch of the ‘Present Past’ exhibition at the Library in the grand Fota House. Now celebrating its tenth year, Cork Craft Month showcases the vast pool of creative talent that is evident across the city and county. From workshops, exhibitions and open studios to craft trails and pop-up shops, the annual event lasts until the 31st August and features a multitude of must-visit events to suit craft lovers of all ages. For updates follow @corkcraftmonth on Facebook and Instagram.
Pic: Brian Lougheed
From left: Martina Madden, Victoria Tammadge and Roisín Foley at the official launch of Cork Craft Month 2019 which took place at Fota House. Embracing the intricate history of Cork and celebrating the immense pool of talent that exists throughout the Rebel City and County, Cork Craft Month fittingly kicked off this evening (Friday 2nd August) with the launch of the ‘Present Past’ exhibition at the Library in the grand Fota House. Now celebrating its tenth year, Cork Craft Month showcases the vast pool of creative talent that is evident across the city and county. From workshops, exhibitions and open studios to craft trails and pop-up shops, the annual event lasts until the 31st August and features a multitude of must-visit events to suit craft lovers of all ages. For updates follow @corkcraftmonth on Facebook and Instagram.
Pic: Brian Lougheed
Ken Steele (left) and his son Conor from Rathcormac
at the official launch of Cork Craft Month 2019 which took place at Fota House. Embracing the intricate history of Cork and celebrating the immense pool of talent that exists throughout the Rebel City and County, Cork Craft Month fittingly kicked off this evening (Friday 2nd August) with the launch of the ‘Present Past’ exhibition at the Library in the grand Fota House. Now celebrating its tenth year, Cork Craft Month showcases the vast pool of creative talent that is evident across the city and county. From workshops, exhibitions and open studios to craft trails and pop-up shops, the annual event lasts until the 31st August and features a multitude of must-visit events to suit craft lovers of all ages. For updates follow @corkcraftmonth on Facebook and Instagram.
Pic: Brian Lougheed
Rachel O’Leary, Cord Craft and Design with Paul McGuirk, LEO, Cork City at the official launch of Cork Craft Month 2019 which took place at Fota House. Embracing the intricate history of Cork and celebrating the immense pool of talent that exists throughout the Rebel City and County, Cork Craft Month fittingly kicked off this evening (Friday 2nd August) with the launch of the ‘Present Past’ exhibition at the Library in the grand Fota House. Now celebrating its tenth year, Cork Craft Month showcases the vast pool of creative talent that is evident across the city and county. From workshops, exhibitions and open studios to craft trails and pop-up shops, the annual event lasts until the 31st August and features a multitude of must-visit events to suit craft lovers of all ages. For updates follow @corkcraftmonth on Facebook and Instagram.
Pic: Brian Lougheed
Lisa Wilson (left) and Claire Olizar at the official launch of Cork Craft Month 2019 which took place at Fota House. Embracing the intricate history of Cork and celebrating the immense pool of talent that exists throughout the Rebel City and County, Cork Craft Month fittingly kicked off this evening (Friday 2nd August) with the launch of the ‘Present Past’ exhibition at the Library in the grand Fota House. Now celebrating its tenth year, Cork Craft Month showcases the vast pool of creative talent that is evident across the city and county. From workshops, exhibitions and open studios to craft trails and pop-up shops, the annual event lasts until the 31st August and features a multitude of must-visit events to suit craft lovers of all ages. For updates follow @corkcraftmonth on Facebook and Instagram.
Pic: Brian Lougheed
Frances McDonald, Design and Craft Consultant, Project Manager and writer with Maeve Murphy, Operations Manager, Cork Craft Month at the official launch of Cork Craft Month 2019 which took place at Fota House. Embracing the intricate history of Cork and celebrating the immense pool of talent that exists throughout the Rebel City and County, Cork Craft Month fittingly kicked off this evening (Friday 2nd August) with the launch of the ‘Present Past’ exhibition at the Library in the grand Fota House. Now celebrating its tenth year, Cork Craft Month showcases the vast pool of creative talent that is evident across the city and county. From workshops, exhibitions and open studios to craft trails and pop-up shops, the annual event lasts until the 31st August and features a multitude of must-visit events to suit craft lovers of all ages. For updates follow @corkcraftmonth on Facebook and Instagram.
Pic: Brian Lougheed
Sophie Longwill of Longwill Studios, Cork with her dog Yana at the official launch of Cork Craft Month 2019 which took place at Fota House. Embracing the intricate history of Cork and celebrating the immense pool of talent that exists throughout the Rebel City and County, Cork Craft Month fittingly kicked off this evening (Friday 2nd August) with the launch of the ‘Present Past’ exhibition at the Library in the grand Fota House. Now celebrating its tenth year, Cork Craft Month showcases the vast pool of creative talent that is evident across the city and county. From workshops, exhibitions and open studios to craft trails and pop-up shops, the annual event lasts until the 31st August and features a multitude of must-visit events to suit craft lovers of all ages. For updates follow @corkcraftmonth on Facebook and Instagram.
Pic: Brian Lougheed
Luke Sisk, ceramist with Maeve Murphy, Operations Manager with Cork Craft Month at the official launch of Cork Craft Month 2019 which took place at Fota House. Embracing the intricate history of Cork and celebrating the immense pool of talent that exists throughout the Rebel City and County, Cork Craft Month fittingly kicked off this evening (Friday 2nd August) with the launch of the ‘Present Past’ exhibition at the Library in the grand Fota House. Now celebrating its tenth year, Cork Craft Month showcases the vast pool of creative talent that is evident across the city and county. From workshops, exhibitions and open studios to craft trails and pop-up shops, the annual event lasts until the 31st August and features a multitude of must-visit events to suit craft lovers of all ages. For updates follow @corkcraftmonth on Facebook and Instagram.
Pic: Brian Lougheed
Kitty Murphy, Luke Sisk and Katie Finn at the official launch of Cork Craft Month 2019 which took place at Fota House. Embracing the intricate history of Cork and celebrating the immense pool of talent that exists throughout the Rebel City and County, Cork Craft Month fittingly kicked off this evening (Friday 2nd August) with the launch of the ‘Present Past’ exhibition at the Library in the grand Fota House. Now celebrating its tenth year, Cork Craft Month showcases the vast pool of creative talent that is evident across the city and county. From workshops, exhibitions and open studios to craft trails and pop-up shops, the annual event lasts until the 31st August and features a multitude of must-visit events to suit craft lovers of all ages. For updates follow @corkcraftmonth on Facebook and Instagram.
Pic: Brian Lougheed
Bernadette Tuite, ceramist and Eleanor Cahalane at the official launch of Cork Craft Month 2019 which took place at Fota House. Embracing the intricate history of Cork and celebrating the immense pool of talent that exists throughout the Rebel City and County, Cork Craft Month fittingly kicked off this evening (Friday 2nd August) with the launch of the ‘Present Past’ exhibition at the Library in the grand Fota House. Now celebrating its tenth year, Cork Craft Month showcases the vast pool of creative talent that is evident across the city and county. From workshops, exhibitions and open studios to craft trails and pop-up shops, the annual event lasts until the 31st August and features a multitude of must-visit events to suit craft lovers of all ages. For updates follow @corkcraftmonth on Facebook and Instagram.
Pic: Brian Lougheed

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