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Traditional building crafts directory

Eolaire - Sean Ceardanna Tógálaíochta sa Chlár

The following professionals / crafts people have put forward their names for inclusion in this crafts directory. Clare Co. Council takes no responsibility for any liabilities or guarantees associated with their work. It is the responsibility of individual employers to establish credentials, ability, experience and insurance when employing anyone named on this list.

Stonework and Render/Clochasacht agus Lábaireacht

  • Mick Leyden, 17 Cloughleigh Rd, Ennis (065) 6841521 Ornate Plastering, Ceilings, Render Shopfronts etc. Lime rendering/plastering
  • Joe Conroy, Ballaghboy, Ennis (065) 6822993, (085) 7180227 Hydraulic Lime Mortar and Render. Stonework. Traditional finishes
  • Tim Casey, Drummeer, Dysert (086) 8298711 Lime Mortar and Rendering/ Drystone/Pointing/Dressing/Cutting
  • The OldBuilders Co. Mount Palmer, Birr, Co. Offaly (0509) 21133 (086) 8236451, All conservation and Lime rendering.
  • Guerin & Considine, Ennistymon (065) 7081283 All building conservation work.
  • Conservation Solutions, (087) 2689289 (087) 0643635,Cleaning and Repairs to Architectural Masonry gregs26@gmail.com
  • Littlerock, 4 Woodmount, Ennistymon. (065) 7071009 (087) 2500234 Stone walls and buildings Littlerock1@eircom.net
  • Vincent McCann, Old Road, Ballywire, Kilross, Co. Tipperary (087) 2769312 (063) 98855 Lime mortared stone walls & render
  • Tom Howard, Contractor, Roughan, Killinaboy, Co. Clare (087) 2566930 (065) 6827847 Lime render and all conservation work.
  • Ryan Stonework Ballina, Killaloe (087) 2760012 (061) 379964 www.ryanstoneworks.com Lime mortared stone walls & render
  • Mid West Lime, Newmarket On Fergus, Co. Clare (086) 8030930 Web: midwestlime.com

Roofing (Slating and Thatching) /Díonta (Slinnte agus Tuí)

  • Michael Sexton (087) 6381904 Moher slate roofing
  • Tim Casey, Drummeer, Dysert (086) 8298711 Roofing natural slate and Moher slate
  • Michael Hehir, Maghera, Inagh (086) 8119090 Roofing natural and Moher slate
  • Silas Forgaard, Doon Hill, Kilfenora (065) 7088231 Moher slate roofing
  • Padraig Quigley, Balloughtra, Tulla, Co Clare (065) 6835997 BEKO3@eircom.net Thatching in straw and reed
  • Brian Simpson 5 The Park, Balbriggan St, Skerries, Co. Dublin (01) 8494224 (087) 2396345 briansimpsonthatcher@yahoo.ie Thatching in reed and straw. Material supplier.
  • David Gallery, Druminanav, Feakle MIDAS Thatching (087) 6666623 Thatching in reed and straw
  • Ivan O'Riordan (061) 346023 www.slateandtiles.ie Old Concrete roofing tiles and slate 
  • Raymond Cusack, Kilmardnane, Cooraclare, Clare (086) 1731050 Moher/Liscannor Slating
  • James Joyce, 57 Scanlon Park, Castleconnell, Co. Limerick (087) 9039170 (061) 372136 chipyjoyce@hotmail.com Roofer/Slater

Thatch- Straw, Wheat-reed, Suppliers 

  • Emerald Straw Ltd. Rathmooney, Lusk, Co. Dublin. (087) 2863602 
  • Brian Simpson, 5 The Park, Balbriggan St, Skerries, Co. Dublin (01) 8494224 (087) 2396345 briansimpsonthatcher@yahoo.ie
  • Tom O’Byrne (046) 9071222 (087) 2764079
  • Peter Childs, 27 Ard Rath Wood, Tullyallen, Drogheda, Co. Lough. (087) 2863602 masterthatch@eircom.net
  • Kryan O’Grady, (087) 2575400 www.reed-thatching.com kyranogrady@eircom.net

Ironwork/Oibreacha  Iarainn

  • Ornate Ironwork David Edgerton, Ballymacraven, Ennistymon (065)7072077 (087)7863331 Repairs and manufacture of wrought iron and mild steel gates and railings
  • Inch Ironcraft Dan Kelliher  Inch, Ennis Phone 065-6839123   Mobile 087-6465089 Inchiron1@eircom.net Repairs and manufacture of wrought iron and mild steel gates and railings Cast iron / cast aluminium rainwater goods.
  • Aidan Griffin, Brooks Group, Cork. (021) 4275191  (086) 8563281
  • Mark Wilson, Sellernaun East, Mountshannon Co. Clare. (061) 927456

Joinery (sash windows & shopfronts)  Siúnéireacht (fuinneoga 7 siopaí)

  • Frank Clissmann, 5 Eden Terrace Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin (01) 2300123 (086) 2554945 www.sashwindows.ie Parts & Accessories for Sash Windows
  • Bob Lowry, Trail's End Cottage, Scool, Ennistymon (087) 9601416 Repairs to historic sash windows. General joinery repairs. Shopfront
  • Michael Lynch Joinery, Clare Rd, Ennis (065) 6828171 General joinery, windows shopfronts
  • Gearóid Barron, NewPark, Ennis (065) 6821233 Shopfronts and window repair
  • Joe McGuane, Scool, Dysert (065) 6837294 General joinery, sash windows etc.
  • Lynch's Joinery Clarecastle Sash windows and general joinery
  • Mitre Master Unit 16, Southside Industrial Estate, Togher, Cork (021) 4319611 www.woodenwindows.com Wooden Sash Windows
  • Bernard Vaughan, Deerpark West Ennistymon (086) 8512822 Sash windows, shopfronts, stairs, etc.
  • Stephen Hagan, Stacks, Glynn, Co Limerick (087) 9032271 Repairs to Sash windows.
  • James Delaney, Cardell Trade Joinery, Sherin's Cross, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick (087) 9892842 Wooden Sash and Georgian windows. 
  • Val Nolan, Architectural Joinery, Station Road, Newcastle West, Limerick (069) 61390 Specialists in Georgian joinery and sash windows.
  • Michael Comyns, Miltown Rd. Kilkee (065) 905651 Render shopfronts and mouldings
  • Desmond Haugh Ltd. Smithstown, Shannon, Co. Clare. 061-362448 info@dhaughltd.com Traditional Joinery, Shopfronts, sash windows etc.
  • Ventrola Windows, Paul Bolger (01) 4530377 Repairs & new Georgian Windows
  • Munster Joinery  Ballydesmond Co Cork (087) 2501589 Wooden Sash Windows
  • John Molloy, Tickincor, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. (052) 6121619 www.jmjoinery.ie info@jmjoinery.ie Repairs & new sash windows, casement
  • Noonan Bros. Joinery, St.Gerard Street Limerick (061) 313352 Manufacture of wooden sash windows
  • Raymond Cusack, Kilmardnane, Cooraclare, Clare (086) 1731050 General repairs, shopfronts, windows, wooden carving,
  • W. & J. Bolger Ltd., 18 Ardee Street, Dublin 8 (01) 4542544 www.wjbolger.ie info@wjbolger.ie  Window repairs
  • Joseph McGuane and Peter McGuane, Scoole, Ennistymon, Co. Clare (065) 6837294 General joinery repairs. Repairs to windows and shopfront
  • Samson Wood, Limerick Road, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary (wooden windows and doors) (067) 50700 Email: info@samsonwood.com

Building Contractors (Conservation Works)/Conraitheoiri Tógálaíochta  (Obair Caomhnúcháin)

  • Guerin and Considine, Liscannor  (065) 7081283  Fax (065)7081483
  • Tom Howard, Building & Civil Engineering Contractors, Roughan House, Kilnaboy, Corofin  (065) 6827847 (087) 2566930   
  • East Clare Construction, Ballymacdonnell, Bodyke, Co. Clare (061) 473299 (087) 2500227  Fax (061) 473299  josephcooney@eircom.net
  • Michael Shelly Construction, Drumline, Newmarket on Fergus. (061) 364673 Fax. (061) 363089  mshellyconstruction@eircom.net  
  • John Stack & Sons Ltd. Lisdoonvarna, (065) 7074086 Johnstackbuilders@eircom.net
  • M Fitzgibbon Builders Ltd., Ennis Industrial Estate, Ennis (065) 6838770 Fax (065) 6838178  info@fitzgibbonbuilders.com www.fitzgibbonbuilders.com
  • Matthew Sheedy, General Contractor, Gort Rd. Tulla, Co. Clare (065) 6835575 (087) 2576107
  • Interclean Conservation 129 Clonliffe Rd. Dublin 3  (01) 8374114
  • Conservation And Restoration, Old Leighlin, Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow (087) 2575009 Email: alan@stonedev.ie

Materials/Fearas

Salvaged Building Materials/Sean-Fhearas Tógála(Killaloe, Welsh and Moher Slate)

  • The Traditional Lime Company, Rath, Shillelagh Rd., Tullow, Co. Carlow (0503) 51750
  • Killoran Slate Quarries, Portroe, Co. Tipperary, (067) 23033
  • Blue Bangor Slate Co. Terenure D6 (01) 4928111 Reclaimed Welsh and Killaloe Slates

Hydraulic Lime suppliers, Contractors and Consultants/Comhairleoirí um Aol Nádúrtha.

  • Traditional Lime Co. Tullow, Co. Carlow  (0503) 51750
  • Lochplace Lime Co. Innishannon, Co. Cork (021) 776677
  • Narrow Water Lime service, Warrenpoint, Co. Down (028) 41753073
  • Stoneware Studios, Pillmore, Youghal, Co. Cork  (024) 90117
  • Carrig Lime Consultants 68 Dame St. Dublin (01) 6715777
  • Smet Building Products Ltd., 28, Castleowen, Newry, Co.Down, BT34 1GF. (087) 2534940. Email: tom@smet.ie Web: www.smet.ie

Imported Natural Slates/Slinnte Nádúrtha Iompórtálaithe

  • Tegral Building Products Ltd. Athy, Co. Kildare (507) 31316
  • Capco Roofing Centre, Curraghconway Sth, Douglas, Cork (021) 4320877
  • Richmond Slates and Ridge tiles etc, Churchtown Cork (021) 4635454
  • Global Penrhyn Blue Bangor Welsh Slates Ballycoolin Rd, Dublin (01) 6030818
  • Cupa Slate, Cork. Aidan Griffin (021) 4275191  Senan O'Loughlin (086) 3837476

Conservation and repair of Historic Plasters and Stuccos/Deisiúchán Lábaireacht Stairiúil

  • Ornate Interiors, Acorn Works. 534 Broad Lane, Stanningley, Pudsey, West Yorkshire LS28 6PA UK. +44(0)1132360864 www.ornateinteriors.co.uk sales@ornateinteriors.co.uk  
  • James Thompson Drumbiggle Ennis. Co. Clare (065) 6836736
  • Carlos Torregrosa  Inis Ciúin, Druskey West, Barna, Galway (087) 2966902 Internal and external renders, plasters and stuccos, ornate mouldings etc.

Conservation and Repair of Historic Joinery, Furniture, Wooden Artifacts etc./Caomhnú ar Siúnéireacht, Troscáin agus Iarsmaí Stairiúla 7rl.

  • Conservation and Restoration Centre, Letterfrack, Co. Galway (095)-41036  conserve@iol.ie

Consultants: Industrial Heritage/Comhairleoiri: Oidhreacht Tionsclaíochta

Architectural Historians/Stairithe Ailtireachta

  • Cora O'Grady, Ennis Road, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare (065) 7084995 ogradyc@indigo.ie
  • Judith Hill, 12 Harbour View Terrace, Sth Circular Rd. Limerick (061) 415990
  • Fidelma Mullane UCG (091) 528829
  • Charles Lyons  (087) 6212265 Charleslyons@eircom.net Historic Roof
  • Michael G Fewer MRSAI, FRIAI, and Associates. 15 Glendoher Rd. Ballyboden, D16 (01) 4934251 michael.fewer@ireland.com   Architectural and Landscape Conservation Consultants.

Planning Consultants Conservation Plans Etc./Comhairleoirí Pleanála

  • Brendan McGrath and Associates. Riverstown, Corofin, Co. Clare  (065) 6837555
  • Tim O'Brien Msc Kilfarboy, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare (065) 7081559  timobrienplanning@eircom.net 

Stone and Sculpture Conservation / Caomhnú Cloiche agus Dealbhaíocht

Thatchers/Tuítheoirí

  • Gerry Agnew, 23 Drumrammer Road, Aghoghill, Co. Antrim, BT42 2RD (028) 25878241
  • James Lee Keale,Ballyorgan, Kilfinnane, Co. Limerick (087) 7943477 (063) 86075 jamskeale@yahoo.com
  • Gavin Ball, Kilbarron Thatching Company, Kilbarron, Feakle, Co. Clare (061) 924265
  • Susanne Bojkovsky The Cottage Carrowmore Co. Sligo (086) 1799109 ridgeandcompany@eircom.net
  • John & Christopher Brereton, Brereton Family Thatchers, Moods, Robertstown, Co. Kildare. (045) 860303
  • Brondak Thatchers, Suncroft, Curragh,Co. Kildare (045) 860303 (087) 2944522 (087) 9852172 
  • Liam Broderick, Curraghishal, Killeagh, Co. Cork (024) 95450 (086) 8286195 karenbroderick@gaelic.ie 
  • Jim Burke, Ballysheehan, Carne, Broadway, Co. Wexford
  • Brian Byrne, 6 McNally Park, Castlederg, Co. Tyrone BT 81 7UW (028) 81670479
  • Peter Childs, 27 Ardara Wood, Tullyallen, Drogheda. Co. Louth. (087) 2863602
  • Gay Clark, Cuckoo’s Nest, Barna, Co. Galway
  • Ernie Clyde, Clyde & Reilly, The Hermitage, Roemill Road, Limavady, Co. Derry. (028) 77722166
  • Murty Coinyn, Derrin Park, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh.
  • John Conlin, Mucknagh, Glassan, Athlone, Co. Westmeath (090) 285784
  • Seamus Conroy, Clonaslee, Co. Laois (0502) 48156
  • Cool Mountain Thatchers -Simon Cracknell & Michael Curtis, Cool Mountain West, Dunmanaway, Co. Cork, (086) 3490591
  • Craigmor Thatching Services, Tullynavin, Redcastle, Co. Donegal. (086) 3939360
  • John Cunningham, Carrick, Co. Donegal
  • Trevor Doherty, The Thatch Company, Lackendarra, Ballinamult, Co. Waterford (058) 47335 (086) 2433054 info@thatchco.com
  • Thomas Donnelly, Dernascobe, Augher, Co. Tyrone
  • Liam Doyle, Ballinory West, Tralee, Co. Kerry
  • Joe & Anthony Duggan, Liscaninane, Claregalway, Co. Galway. (091) 798094
  • John Egan, Ballymorris, Cratloe, Co. Clare. (061) 357118 JohnEganthatching@eircom.net
  • Butch Elliot, 26 Tamnaarinney Road, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone
  • Martin Fanning, 11 The Rise, Balrothery, Co. Dublin. (01) 8411185
  • Anthony Fanning, Convent Lane, Skerries, Co. Dublin
  • James Feeney, Fennor, Oldcastle, Co. Meath (049) 8541519 (086) 8143519
  • Robert Feerick, 84 Lower Dominick Road, Pouladuff, Cork City
  • David Gallery, MIDAS thatching, Magherabaun, Feakle, Co. Clare. (087) 6666623
  • Fergal Gallagher, Fintra Road, Killybegs, Co. Donegal
  • Kenneth Gamble, 42 Edenmore Road, Limavady, Co. Derry. BT49 0NG (028) 77722051 (077) 46514536 (087) 68773454
  • Frank Gilligan, Tievebunnan, Belcoo, Co. Fermanagh. (028) 68678241
  • Jim Halpin, Isle Raroo, Ballysimon Road, Co. Limerick. (061) 446878
  • Michael Hardiman, Castletown, Cross, Co. Mayo. (094) 9546703
  • Phillippe Homburger, Letterfrack, Co. Galway (095) 41953
  • Irish Master Thatchers Ltd. Stephen Coady, 64 Shenick Road, Skerries, Co. Dublin. (01) 8494252
  • Paul Johnson, No.1 The Coach Houses, Oranmore Castle, Oranmore, Co. Galway. (087) 6704049 (091) 790004 Johnson@eircom.net
  • David Keane, Moneen, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. (094) 9022501
  • Joseph Kelly, St. Christopher, Tagoat, Co. Wexford
  • Mathew Kelly, Bigwood, Mullinavat, Co. Kilkenny
  • Billy Kilpatrick, Habistown, Raphoe, Co. Donegal. (073) 45671
  • James Lee (c/o John Egan), Ballymorris, Cratloe, Co. Clare. (061) 357118
  • Jimmy Lenehan, The Thatch, Bleach Road, Co. Kilkenny. (056) 7775902 (087) 2736390 Jimmylenehan01@hotmail.com
  • Joe Leonard & Sons, Esker, Killoe, Co. Longford. (043) 23338 (087) 9980751 (086) 0618917 JoeLeonardandsons@hotmail.com
  • Mary Lyng, Portnahully, Carrigeen, Co. Kilkenny. (051) 386149 (086) 8065774
  • Michael Marty, Dungaire, Kinvara, Co. Galway
  • Tom McNally, Lullymore Heritage Park, Rathangan, Co. Kildare. (045) 870136
  • Anthony Moran, 16 Suir Crescent, Mooncoin, Co. Kilkenny. (051) 895557
  • James Moran, Church View, Headford, Co. Galway.
  • Kevin Mulhern, Beleek, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh.
  • Patrick Mullen, Clynaeh, Carraroe, Co. Galway (091) 572205
  • Pat & Jim Mulligan, Mountscribe, Kinvara, Co. Galway. (091) 637608
  • Paddy Mullins, Carraroe, Co. Galway
  • Munster Thatching Services, Richard O’Loideoin, Newtownshandrun, Charleville, Co. Cork. (063) 72910 (087) 2043237
  • Thomas O’Byrne, Tom the Thatcher, 41 Townparks, Navan, Co. Meath. (046) 9071222
  • Thomas O’Coileain, Irish Reed Supply Co., Knocknaskeha, Meelick, Co. Clare. (061) 454896 (087) 6393959
  • Kyran O’Grady, Leon Folly, Knockrobin, Wicklow, Co. Wicklow. (0404) 69846 (087) 2575400 kyranogrady@eircom.net
  • Hugh O’Neill, Tir an Fhia, Lettermore, Connemara, Co. Galway. (091) 551239
  • Patrick Peril, Coonagh, Ennis Road, Limerick (061) 325783
  • Pat Pettit, Ballycushlaine, Broadway, Co. Wexford. (053) 31258
  • John Power, Portnahully, Carrigeen, Co.Kilkenny. (051) 386149 (086) 8065774
  • Padraig Quigley, Balloughtra, Tulla, Co. Clare. (065) 6835997 (086) 1653847
  • Dermot Redmond, Torbay, St. John’s Road, Co. Wexford. (053) 9123797 (087) 2451479
  • Paul Rippon, Ardtrasna, Ballinful, Co. Sligo. (071) 63376
  • Brian Simpson, 51 Quay Street, Skerries, Fingal, Co. Dublin (01) 8494224 (087) 2396345 briansimpsonthatcher@yahoo.ie
  • Kevin Stockdale, Drim, Glencolmcille, Co. Donegal.
  • Mark Taggart, 97 Tamlaught Road, Omagh, Co. Tyrone BT78 5BB. (073) 23178 (0378) 730750 Scraws2002@yahoo.co.uk
  • Thatching Services, Bellaghy, Magherafelt, Co. Derry BT45 8LQ. (028) 79386532
  • Thatch Masters Ltd., Ballykilduff, Portnoo, Co. Donegal. (074) 9545295 info@thatchmasters.ie
  • James Wade, Primrose Cottage, Oulart, Gorey, Co. Wexford.
  • Willy Walsh, Luffany, Mooncoin, Co. Kilkenny
  • David Whelan, 6 Bullycullane, New Ross, Co. Wexford.
  • Matt Whelan, Libgate, Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford.
  • Mark Wilson, Mountshannon, Co. Clare.
  • Denis Wright, Rathgranagher, Kilmaine, Co. Mayo. (086) 6390294
  • Tomás Collins, Knocknaskeha, Meelick, Co Clare. (061) 454096 (087) 6393959 Tomasocoileain@eircom.net
  • Dominic Gryson, Teachlaure, Baile Mhae, Teamhair, Co. na Mí. (046) 9026817 (087) 417352 Gryson@eircom.net
  • Peter Childs, Rath Wood, 27 Ard Tullyallen, Drogheda, Co. Lough. (087) 2863602 masterthatch@eircom.net
  • James Lee, Keale, Ballyorgan, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick. (063)-86075 (087) 7943477
  • Tom O’Byrne (046) 9071222 (087) 2764079
  • Kyran O’Grady (087) 2575400 www.reed-thatching.com kyranogrady@eircom.net

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Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 07/05/13