Mrs Finnegan is accomplishing an excellent job in keeping this traditional craft alive in the county of Kerry. My husband and I visited in August from Milan. I enjoyed her... read more
At the Kenmare Lace and Design Centre we demonstrate the making of Kenmare...
At the Kenmare Lace and Design Centre we demonstrate the making of Kenmare Lace and many other Irish Laces. Here you can see Antique Lace from the Poor Clare Convent Kenmare from the 19th and early 20th centuries. A group half hour demonstration can be booked for a small fee.
We also run workshops and teach lacemaking mainly during the off season (winter)
We sell locally made handmade lace, lacemaking materials, kits, books and other souvenirs
As well as learning about the technique of lacemaking at the Lace Centre you will learn about our heritage of Irish lace and how Irish women supported and kept their familys going during hard times.