Blog Posts - Feidín Wall

The Stone Festival season has begun! Stein und Wein Austria

Well the stone festival season is well and truly upon us. This year I started my festival season with a trip to Austria's largest wine-producing town, Langenlois. The wine however was just a indulgence and not my main reason for traveling here.
by Stone Art's Blog on Jul 4, 2015

Feile na gCloch (Festival of Stone) 2013 Inis Oírr Island

So two weekends ago I made my annual retreat to Inis Oirr, the smallest of the three islands that make up the Arran Islands in Galway bay. Although this was only my third year attending Feile na gCloch (Festival of Stone) it feels like I have been co...
by Stone Art's Blog on Oct 1, 2013

The Gathering of Stones in the heart of Ireland

After months of anticipation, stones, masons and dry-stone enthusiasts from the four corners of Ireland as well as the rest of the world came to a head in the center of Ireland.  June 20th 2013 marked the beginning of The Gathering of Stones.Sto...
by Stone Art's Blog on Jul 14, 2013

Miniature stoneworks. Giants amongst pebbles.

'The inner circle' by land artist Jaime FilipeMiniature stoneworks may look like the real deal close up, but they are in fact far more complicated to build and also cannot withstand the same abuse as large scale stonework. In general s...
by Stone Art's Blog on Mar 19, 2013

Drystone Walling on Inis Oírr Island

A section of the 'feidín wall' built during the workshop.Last weekend I attended my first dry stone walling workshop on Inis Oírr Island. And I am already looking forward to going back next year. For those of you who don't know where Inis Oírr (In...
by Stone Art's Blog on Sep 29, 2011

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