Why January is a bleak month for Small Irish Business Owners

My Experience with Small Irish Business Owners: Last year, I was speaking to small irish business owners who were feeling good about pre-Christmas sales but pessimistic in advance of January. We all know people hold on to their purse strings after splashing out on Santa, food, gifts and many borrow money for this period. Add …

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Handmade Irish Christmas Gifts

Handmade Irish Christmas Gifts:

Welcome to the ultimate crafts store in Ireland. Quality Irish Handmade products. We offer unique handmade Irish art, Irish crafts and Irish gifts by our very finest. Here are some high quality great value for money Christmas gifts for under €40.00 all handmade by members of Crafters of Ireland.

Beginner Cross Stitch Kits:

Netflix and Stitch Kits! “Commune Crafts are Sewing Kits designed for beginners who are interested in starting a new hobby, but don’t know where to begin. Cross stitch kits make great weekend hobbies or gifts for friends or family members that share your love for travel.

The Countdown to Christmas

The Countdown to Christmas.

Countdown to Christmas 2021 many of the small arts and crafts businesses say they are finally feeling the Christmas spirit and that markets and fairs are, although changed since Covid, alive and kicking. They tell us that attending adds to extra orders but they also say they are exhausting. In Ireland there are up to 17 thousand crafts people who either make a living or add to their income through handmaking goods from home.

Unique Irish Oil Paintings.

Unique Irish Oil Paintings. David is an Oil painter, and draws inspiration for the landscape around him in the west of Ireland – its people and its history, which are expressed in his informative, satirical style through paintings and books under his Fun Art banner

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Christmas News. Soooo exciting!

Christmas news from Crafters of Ireland. The excitement is building as we near the end of 2021, a year many of us will be glad to shut the door on. However during the past year our channel partners have grown and we now have six including a New York radio station. Our PR and promotional service for artists, crafters, designers and artisans involves us working closely with our partners who run features on our members and their work in their publications. We also set up professional YouTube interviews too because it’s all about getting their name and brand seen by a global market.

Irish Arts and Craft

Crafters of Ireland – crafting opportunities, relentlessly.

Crafters of Ireland is so much more than meets the eye

In 2020, when many of my projects in educational publishing were put on hold, I started writing again. And when one of my stories got accepted for ‘Lights on the Horizon’, a collection which of stories and poems on the themes of ‘heroes’ and ‘hope’, with all proceeds going to frontline workers, I unknowingly embarked upon a journey of twists and turns, taking me in directions I would have never thought possible.

And Bernadette Miriam Clancy of Crafters of Ireland is the woman to thank for many of those opportunities.