We are delighted to showcase an extract from The Weavers episode of "Hands", the award winning Irish documentary series screened on RTE in the 70's. RTE is I...
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It's sad to see the old crafts dying out. I admire the fortitude of the brothers in this video.
It is unfortunate. The young ones will come out and "help" but they seem to lose interest and patience rapidly. I would love to learn to Thatch. It is hard work though ...rough on the hands and back... plus the materials are getting harder to come by and more expensive.
We live in an age when everything has to be "instant" and the present young ones don't have the patience to learn handicrafts - everything has to be "press button"