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Irish Crochet and Clones Lace - the history of the crochet lace-making tradition in Monaghan, Ireland

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Irish Crochet and Clones Lace - the history of the crochet lace-making tradition in Monaghan, Ireland

History of Clones Lace   Clones Lace is an Irish Crochet Lace, named after the town where it was marketed, developing its own character since 1847. Cassandra Hand, wife of the local Church of Ireland minister, introduced this lace, inspired by Venetian point lace, as a famine relief project to the small drumlin region of west Monaghan and south east Fermanagh, as the height of the Great Irish Famine.    The Clones people soon made it their own, imitating the flowers that grew in the area. Within a short period nearly every family in the area was involved in its...

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Unique Irish Jewellery from talented crafters around Ireland

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Unique Irish Jewellery from talented crafters around Ireland

We at Tru Irish have created this blog post to give you a quick look at some of the jewellery pieces available on Tru Irish. Created and designed by talented crafters from all over Ireland using local raw materials and inspired by Irish heritage or Celtic design we have something for everyone. Add a statement to your outfit or finish off a garment, all off our pieces can be styled with different outfits and would look great in your warddrobe.   Bracelet: Healing Fantasy Bracelet (SB66) by Crafty Irish Beggars   This adjustable copper bracelet was made by wrapping & binding strands of wire together in...

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Top 10 Anniversary Gift List from Tru Irish

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Top 10 Anniversary Gift List from Tru Irish

Having trouble deciding on an anniversary gift for a loved one? Not sure what to get the person who has everything? We have created this Anniversary Gift list just for you to help you find the perfect gift for any budget. Have a look at our top 10 selected items from our talented crafters around Ireland.  On Your Wedding Anniversary Bronze Plaque by Irish Celtic Art Studio  Wedding Anniversary Keepsake Gift that is handmade in Ireland and comes boxed with individual background information.   It reads: --  On your Wedding Anniversary -- "So many different kinds of love All claim to be the...

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Award-Winning Irish Chocolates by Glaslough Chocolates

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Award-Winning Irish Chocolates by Glaslough Chocolates

The Glaslough Chocolate Company is located right in the quaint and beautiful historic village of Glaslough, Co. Monaghan and was established by chocolatier Trish Murphy-Thom.   These chocolates are handmade in small batches using the best quality Belgian chocolate and the finest local cream and quality ingredients. Only natural flavours and ingredients!  Each chocolate is lovingly made by Trish so that you can experience just a tiny bit of heaven. Indulge in the Artisan Chocolate Bars made using the finest coverture Belgian chocolate, a delicious selection of scrumptious handmade truffles and their exquisite fine Belgian chocolate hearts.   Chocolate / Raspberry Truffles...

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Personalised Handmade Gifts by Rosabelle Craftique

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Personalised Handmade Gifts by Rosabelle Craftique

Rosabelle Craftique has returned to Tru Irish after creator Megan took time off for maternity leave but is back now and better than ever. Rosabelle Craftique gets her inspiration from her home village - the picturesque 19th-century mill village of Mullan, Emyvale, Co. Monaghan. She loves nothing more than reclaiming and repurposing material which she uses to create her beautiful designs.   Rosabelle Craftique returns with her three most popular collections designed for any occasion - weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, Christmas and more.    Personalised Unique Family Tree Plaque  This stunningly unique Family Tree design is the perfect present to make a house a...

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