Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events

Photographs from the Official Launch of the “Linked by a Thread” Clones Lace Exhibition in the Ulster Canal Stores Visitor Centre on May 20th 2019.
Photographs copyright of Eugene T Hamill.

L/R Clones Development Society Chairman Michael Dowds, Cllr. Pat Treanor, Manager Deirdre Kelly, and Minister Heather Humphreys
L/R Clones Development Society Chairman Michael Dowds, Cllr. Pat Treanor, Manager Deirdre Kelly, and Minister Heather Humphreys
Minister Heather Humphreys
Minister Heather Humphreys Officially Opens the Linked by a Thread Clones Lace Exhibition
Minister Humphreys unveiling the plaque at the opening of the ‘Linked by a Thread’ exhibition. L/R Cllr. Pat Treanor, Manager Deirdre Kelly, Cathaoirleach Clones – Ballybay Municipal Council, Cllr Sean Gilliland, Cllr. Richard Turell.
Minister Humphreys unveiling the plaque at the opening of the ‘Linked by a Thread’ exhibition. L/R Cllr. Pat Treanor, Manager Deirdre Kelly, Cathaoirleach Clones – Ballybay Municipal Council, Cllr Sean Gilliland, Cllr. Richard Turell.
Presentation of a Clones Lace Celtic Cross to Minister Humphreys from Clones Development Society Chairman Michael Dowds. Manager Deirdre Kelly and maker of the Celtic Cross Mrs Alice Carey.
Presentation of a Clones Lace Celtic Cross to Minister Humphreys from Clones Development Society Chairman Michael Dowds. Manager Deirdre Kelly and maker of the Celtic Cross Mrs Alice Carey.
Staff members of the Ulster Canal Stores Visitors Centre
Staff members of the Ulster Canal Stores Visitors Centre
Mamo MacDonald, Clones. Clones lace promoter and advocate.
Mamo MacDonald, Clones. Clones lace promoter and advocate.
L/R Alice Carey and Sarah Mulligan. Both ladies come from generation of lace makers and still enjoy to make the lace today.
L/R Alice Carey and Sarah Mulligan. Both ladies come from generation of lace makers and still enjoy to make the lace today.
L/R Mamo MacDonald, Martina Beggan and Miriam Hamill. Martina Beggan is daughter of the late Mary Ellen Beggan, Roslea, who was a wonderful lace maker all of her life.
L/R Mamo MacDonald, Martina Beggan and Miriam Hamill. Martina Beggan is daughter of the late Mary Ellen Beggan, Roslea, who was a wonderful lace maker all of her life.
Florence Creighton with Manager Deirdre Kelly
Florence Creighton with Manager Deirdre Kelly
Mamo MacDonald
Mamo MacDonald
Mamo Mac Donald with Poets in residence at Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Newbliss.
Mamo Mac Donald with Poets in residence at Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Newbliss.
Florence Creighton, Lisnaskea formerly Clones. Lace teacher.
Florence Creighton, Lisnaskea formerly Clones. Lace teacher.
Eugene T Hamill in front of his ‘Linked by a Thread’ photograph.
Eugene T Hamill in front of his ‘Linked by a Thread’ photograph.