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Mountmellick Museum

Irishtown, Mountmellick, Ireland
+353 57 862 4525
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A vanishing art

Lisa gave an enlightening tour of the beautiful articles of this particular type of embroidery. You... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
vpexplores1
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Staines
via mobile
White on White Embroidery

Its good to know that these crafts are being revived and taught to locals. Keep it up. It is... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Monica M
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Surrey
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9 Aug 2017
“White on White Embroidery”
29 Aug 2017
“A vanishing art”
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Irishtown, Mountmellick, Ireland
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+353 57 862 4525
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Lisa gave an enlightening tour of the beautiful articles of this particular type of embroidery. You cannot imagine that the skills needed to execute this work will be kept alive, too few have the time and inclination now to spend hours to make these articles...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Its good to know that these crafts are being revived and taught to locals. Keep it up. It is beautiful

Thank Monica M
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

The staff at the Museum were very warm and helpful, and generous with their time. The work is really beautiful too

Thank Roisin C
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

We visited the Mountmellick Craft Museum in Co Laois recently and were welcomed by Mrs Dolores Dempsey who gave us a wonderful tour of the historical and cultural legacy of the Quaker heritage in Laois and throughout Ireland. Whilst we were attending for a tour...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2016

We just stopped in to see the handwork and stayed a long time. Interesting place for the Quaker history. The people were very kind and helpful.

Thank Mekie
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

The story of Mountmellick lace, the local craft that almost disappeared, but was brought back from the brink, is beautifully presented at this fascinating little museum. Our group also enjoyed a practical introductory workshop.

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Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

We were thrilled with the embroidery. Orla was very helpful and answered all our questions. Nice little gift shop

Thank Jacqui L
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