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Inspired by our heritage and culture, our crafts interpret our lifestyle, our art and our people.  
Ballyhugh Arts and Cultural Centre

Co Cavan.
Tel: +353 (0)49 9526044
Ballyhugh Arts and Cultural Centre is dedicated to the promotion and sharing of the rich cultural heritage of Cavan. Ballyhugh runs classes and workshops in arts, traditional crafts, Irish music and dance, creative writing and yoga. Exhibitions, live shows, ceilis, traditional concerts and lectures are held all year round. Acting as a guide for visitors interested in local history, the centre also houses a unique collection of artifacts including “The Ballyhugh Collection of Quern Stones” and “The era of the Corncrake, a collection of   local heritage  photographs.

Bear Essentials
Co Cavan.
Tel: +353 (0)49 9523461
Handmade gifts of distinctive design and exceptional quality.  Designer Teddy Bears by Anke Morgenroth are made from fine mohair, with fully jointed limbs and inspired by Celtic mythology and culture. Visit the Bear showroom, participate in Bear making classes, or watch as a bear is created.

Belleek Pottery
Co Fermanagh.
Tel: +44(0)28 6865 9300
Belleek Pottery began making heavy earthen pottery in 1857 and has now progressed to become the highly acclaimed creator of fine parian china known the world over. The factory is open to visitors Monday-Friday and on Saturdays during the summer months. Visitors can take the pottery tour, visit the showroom, museum and tea room.

Cavan Crystal Showroom
Cavan Crystal Hotel
Dublin Road
Tel: +353 (0)49 4331800
Designs of the famous Cavan Crystal style of cut glass are on display in the Cavan Crystal Showroom. Choose from tableware, furniture, textiles, pottery, ceramics, jewellery, wood, linen, iron craft, candles, sculpture, paintings and object d'art.

Erne Crystal
Co. Cavan.
Tel: +353(0)499522544
Seamus Mc Connell has over twenty five years in the crystal business.  Working from home Seamus produces a wide range of crystal products.
Visit the workshop and showrooms by appointment Monday to Saturday.

Leo’s Craft Shop
Amenity Park
Co. Cavan.
Tel: +353(0)494338986
Operating from his workshop in Ballyhaise, Leo Kelly produces a range of hand crafted items in bog oak and other native woods including candle holders, clocks and bowls, also walking sticks made from blackthorn, whitethorn, hazel and ash plus shillelaghs. 

Sean Cassidy
Church Street
Co. Cavan.
Tel: +353(0)499526967
From his studio in Ballyconnell, Sean captures the traditional Celtic art work dating back to ancient times.

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