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East Central One Day Seminar - 12th May 2012


 East Central Chapter Seminar 2012
venue -Lorcan Community Centre,Santry, Dublin  
 May 12th - Full day seminar
Registration -9am
Open Competition entries accepted until 12am
Demonstrations start at 9.30 with Peter Lyons
Refreshment break mid-morning
Lunch at 1230
Full trade stand available all day
Demonstrations resume at 1.30 with Tom McCosh until about 4.30
Draw for the raffle and presentation of prizes to winners of the Open Competition.
Seminar entry fee 40 euro or 33 pounds  (non-members 45 euro)
More information at -

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IWG Member in GMC Woodturning


Congratulations to Sligo Chapter member Chris Fahey, who has been selected to show his workshop and work in the  "Readers Showcase" in the GMC woodturning magazine. Chris will be included in issue #241.
Chris is also the Webmaster and PRO for Sligo,

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Creative Crafts Call For Entries at the RDS!


Creative Crafts Call For Entries at the RDS!

The Call for Entries for this year’s RDS National Crafts Competition has been announced. Regarded as one of the largest competitive platforms for Craft in Europe, the RDS brings an international panel of judges to Ireland to adjudicate its 20 category Crafts Competition. Open to craft makers and designers living in Ireland or Irish makers abroad, the Competition attracts the very best in amateur and professional crafts practices.  With a prize fund in excess of €27,000 in RDS prizes and awards, the highest accolade is the RDS Award of Excellence of €7,000 and the California Gold Medal.
Important dates for the Competition:
Deadline stage one: May 8 at 5.00pm
Deadline stage two: June 20 & 21 (delivery of entries)
Collection of unsuccessful entries: July 9 & 10
Competition Prize-giving: August 8
Exhibition opens during the Dublin Horse Show: August 15-19 *(entry fee applies)

RDS National Crafts Competition Prizewinners' Travelling Exhibition: September to November.
For more information see

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Craobh Cuig Deag Seminar application forms


Application forms available below - please send you're form into the CCD Treasuer along with payment to book you're place. spaces are limited for thjis great event.

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New Website


Due to the issues with the old Wordpress based site, I have moved us to a new CMS - Drupal, this should be more secure, have better prefromance, and give us the ability to add new features as required.
I hope you like it.
Thanks to my Daughter Andi for helping with the Map

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IWG National Seminar - 28th Sept - 30th Sept 2012


Please find below the Booking Form and Price Guide for this years IWG National Seminar in Killarney Co Kerry,
More information demonstrators to follow.

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