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Mountmellick Museum

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Address: Irishtown, Mountmellick, Ireland
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+353 57 862 4525
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A Quaker Legacy

We visited the Mountmellick Craft Museum in Co Laois recently and were welcomed by Mrs Dolores Dempsey who gave us a wonderful tour of the historical and cultural legacy of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 July 2016
Mary H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

The staff at the Museum were very warm and helpful, and generous with their time. The work is really beautiful too

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We visited the Mountmellick Craft Museum in Co Laois recently and were welcomed by Mrs Dolores Dempsey who gave us a wonderful tour of the historical and cultural legacy of the Quaker heritage in Laois and throughout Ireland. Whilst we were attending for a tour of the beautiful hand crafted white on white embroidery there is so much more to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

We just stopped in to see the handwork and stayed a long time. Interesting place for the Quaker history. The people were very kind and helpful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

The story of Mountmellick lace, the local craft that almost disappeared, but was brought back from the brink, is beautifully presented at this fascinating little museum. Our group also enjoyed a practical introductory workshop.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

We were thrilled with the embroidery. Orla was very helpful and answered all our questions. Nice little gift shop

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