My hubby and I are planning our first trip abroad to Ireland in May, 2013 and we're absolutely thrilled!
We'll be spending the majority of our time based in a self-catering house not far from Kilkenny city and will do mostly day trips to the east and southern coasts from there.
One of the items on my wish list is to find a piece of antique, handmade Irish lace. I know it might be hard to come by and I'm willing to settle for a piece that's not antique as long as it is handmade. I've done a fair amount of research online and I've found only two areas that might have what I'm looking for: a shop up in Northern Ireland (we're not headed there on this trip) and a place called "The White Room" in Kenmare. At this point, we are planning a two day trip to that area since it's a bit of a drive and so much to see. I wondered if any of you know of other places to find handmade lace pieces or if you see them in the markets?
Thanks so much for your help!