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CELT Weekend in the Hills traditional skills training event will again be held at the excellent Slieve Aughty Centre, near Loughrea, Co Galway, on 17th / 18th May.
Their facilities are wonderful - everything we need - various types of accommodation for our participants; good camping spaces with hot (yes! hot!) showers, eco-cottages for groups & boutique style bedrooms for B&B. A certified organic restaurant for our breakfasts, lunches and dinners, and pizzas around the campfire from the handcrafted cob pizza oven. Have a look at for an idea of what the place is like.

Workshops on offer are : Wood Carving, Blacksmithing/Forge course, Natural Building, Silversmithing, Herb Lore, Wooden Bowl & Spoon Carving, Basketry, Súgán Chair making, Coppersmithing, Longbow making, Wet Felting, Straw Craft, Spinning, Weaving & Natural Dyeing, Dry-Stone & Lime mortar Walling, (all for adults)

Also : Adventure Bushcraft (8 – 14 yrs)

Further descriptions of these courses, and photographs, are on our website Prices are €130 for the weekend, including weekend membership of CELT. All courses must be booked in advance on-line preferably or alternatively through the CELT office. Accommodation, including camping, must be booked separately through Slieve Aughty Centre. 0909745246

CELT (Centre for Environmental Living & Training)
Registered Charity Number CHY14519
Gleann Glas,
Tuamgraney, Co Clare