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Irish Woodturners Guild News

Journal 73 - On its way


Journal 73 has been printed and will be distributed to members over the coming week.

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'A Journey' Exhibition at Colins Barracks


The National Museum of Ireland, Decorative Arts and History at Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7 are currently exhibiting work by Emmet Kane that spans his 27 year career as a woodturner. The exhibition runs until 31 July and includes functional vessels and bowls, wall hangings, artistic pieces (both large and small), as well as recent small scale intimate works.
The exhibition is curated by Dr Jennifer Goff, responsible for the Furniture and Eileen Gray collections who has curated exhibitions both nationally and internationally. Admission is free. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm and Sunday 2pm to 5pm.

You can find photos from the exhibition on our Facebook page.

Poster for exhibition
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Cork Chapter Woodturning Seminar 2015


Saturday, 18th April, 2015
at Midleton Park Hotel,
Co. Cork

The hotel has agreed a special rate of €69.00 per ROOM (B&B) for attendees at the seminar. Phone the hotel directly at 021 4635100

Registration: 9.00 a.m. Demonstrations commencing at 9.30 a.m. sharp


Cost of seminar: Member: €65.00. Non-member, €75.00. (Includes lunch and tea/coffee breaks)
Contact: Mick Bouchier at 086 8520542 or email, before 11th April, if possible.

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East Central Chapter Annual Seminar 2015


Saturday April 11th 2015, 9.30 to 5
Venue- Lorcan Community Centre, Santry, Dublin
Demonstrator for the day is Albert Harrison from Holyhead, North Wales
Cost is €40 /&40 including lunch and teas,etc.
Attractions : trade stand, raffle and Open competition
Registration at 9am
Seminar concludes at 5pm
Ample parking for all and close to M1/M50
For directions see our

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East Central Chapter Website Makeover


The website for the East Central Chapter has had a recent makeover - check it out at

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Seminar 2014 Galleries


The 2014 IWG National Seminar took place at the Radisson Blu in Sligo over the Weekend of 26th to 28th September. 

Check out photos of the winning pieces from the 2014 Competitions here.

The Chapter Challenge Gallery is here.

All of the competition entries from Sligo 2014 can be seen in this gallery.

Click here for some of the other sights from this year's seminar.

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