Carrigaline - Cork / Cork County

Carrigaline Tidy Towns

Carrigaline Pottery Commemorative Sculpture Unveiling


Launch of a Sculpture to commemorate Carrigaline Pottery. Carrigaline for many decades was well known for it’s Pottery. The pottery was an unique Industry started by Hoddie (Hodder) Roberts in 1928. It’s products would bear the marks Carrigaline Pottery or Carrig Ware. For much of of the mid 20th century, the pottery was the main source of employment in Carrigaline, employing over 200 people. The pottery production closed in 1979. A sculpture to commemorate this industry which was commissioned by Carrigaline Tidytowns and supported by Cork County Council, will be unveiled on Culture Night. The sculpture was created by local visual artist Mick Wilkins.

Time: 7pm - 8pm

Genres: Arts and Crafts / Craft / Heritage / History / Visual Art

Features: Family friendly / Wheelchair accessible

Address: Owenabue Carpark, Parklet Area

Phone: 0877817857

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