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Saturday 21 October 2023, 2pm-4pm, All ages

Talk & Demonstration: Traditional Stonemasonry in Ireland

Free admission | Booking required

Dominic Keogh in his workshop in Kilmovee, east Mayo.

Delve into the fascinating world of traditional Irish stonemasonry and experience first-hand the art and craft of letter carving in stone.

Join stonemason and Kilmovee native Dominic Keogh as he discusses the importance of traditional stonemasonry practices in Ireland from dry stone walling, traditional vernacular architecture to ornate buildings like Turlough Park House. Dominic will also demonstrate the techniques involved in stone carved lettering. 

This special talk and demonstration will take place at 2pm on Saturday, 21 October. Admission is free but booking is required. Telephone the bookings office on +353 94 90 31751 or book now by email.

Dominic Keogh is a multidisciplinary stonemason and conservation worker. He specialises in traditional stonemasonry, letter cutting, monumental masonry, traditional lime mortars, craft training and the conservation and restoration of vernacular structures.

Dominic carving a sign in Irish limestone in his workshop. 

A selection of carving chisels and dummy hammers for traditional hand cut lettering.


Talk & Demonstration: Traditional Stonemasonry in Ireland is located at:
Turlough Park,
Co. Mayo
F23 HY31

Discover the craft of traditional Irish stonemasonry with Dominic Keogh.

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Turlough Park,
Co. Mayo,
F23 HY31

+353 94 903 1755