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February 22nd, 2017 @ 12:13

The Westport250 Launch Celebration

The year 2017 marks the 250th anniversary of the gorgeous town of Westport. On March 17th 1767, an advertisement was published in Faulkner's Journal by Peter Browne & William Leeson announcing that a new town was to be built & so, 1767 is regarded as Westport's foundation year. A group of people has gathered to commemorate this occasion - to plan, oversee, promote & find the finances for a year-long programme of celebrations. And we n... [More]

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O'Reilly & Turpin

Antoinette Turpin and Corry O'Reilly, the co-owners, have established an excellent reputation for supporting Irish craft and design. The shop was selected by the Craft Council of Ireland as one of the showcase shops for Irish Craft and Design.

The ranges of jewellery vary from costume jewellery made from both glass beads and exotic stones to sterling silver, silver/gold and gold plate, in both modern and classic designs.

The Irish designers that are Alan Ardiff, Garret Mallon, Saba, Alpha Zed, Sue Bowden, McGonigle Glass, Aliquo and Reaction.

The beautiful coloured glass is supplied by Kerry Crafted Glass. Terence MacSweeney, who is a master of glass blowing in Kerry Crafted Glass, using only recycled glass.

The ceramics are from various exciting Irish artists – Sinead Lough, Michael Kennedy, Louise Brown, Rachel Quinn, Sheila Flannery of Shelly Pots; and, new to the shop is the work of a young ceramist, Karen Morgan.

Come and see our wide range of gifts for Christmas.

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