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Irish Craft Heroes Kilkenny Castle - Andrew Bradley, Rosemary Steen
DCCI Publication

Irish Craft Heroes

The Irish Craft Heroes initiative marked Design & Crafts Council Ireland’s fiftieth anniversary, supporting and celebrating makers since 1971.

As part of this, an outdoor touring exhibition trail and the Irish Craft Heroes publication was developed to celebrate 50 Heroes, 50 Champions and 50 Future Lights who have significantly contributed to the evolution of Irish craft over the last 50 years.

Irish Craft Heroes


The beautifully produced hardback publication includes stunning images of their work, and a timeline of key developments over the years.

As DCCI faces into its second half century, this book is a rich and insightful compilation of Irish craft in all its forms, and of the many innovative people who have contributed to the ongoing evolution of our cherished traditions of craft and enterprise.

The Irish Craft Heroes book is now available for purchase.


  • 35€ plus €10 p&p (ROI)

To get your copy, please email [email protected]

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