Fine Arts

Pick of the week: Made in Kilkenny is the place to buy functional works of art

Exhibition by master crafter collective includes stunning jewellery, glass, ceramic and wood, all at the beautiful galleries in the Castle Yard, Kilkenny city

Robyn Ross-Young views the work of Aileen Anne Brannigan at Made In Kilkenny/Made Local which runs until October 28. Photo:

Made in Kilkenny/Made Local: a celebration of excellence in craft runs until October 28 at the Design & Crafts Council’s beautiful galleries in the Castle Yard, Kilkenny city.

The selling exhibition of items by the 29-member strong collective working across nine craft disciplines includes stunning and unique pieces of jewellery, glass, ceramic and wood.

Established in 2008, the collective is testament to tradition, quality and innovation. Familiar names include Rudolf Heltzel, Jerpoint Glass, Nicholas Mosse ...