Craft Cafe

Craft Café


We offer the public space on level 0 of Áras Chill Dara to show case the best in Craft & Design from across the County .

We have commissioned large display unit  and each month we work with craft artists to promote their businesses.

To participate, please complete and email the Expression of interest Form.


 February 2019

Jacinta Hughes, Fine Art

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For more information and to talk to Jacinta, click here


 July 2017

Aisling Mahon Artisan Jewellery

Aisling's jewellery is inspired by the delicacy and elegance of irish wildlife and culture. All her pieces are cast in sterling silver. Whether you're looking for a unique everyday piece or an eye catching statement piece for that special occassion. Aisling Mahon Artisan Jewellery enhances the sparkle in you.

 Ashing Mahon

 June 2017

LindaByrne ProfileLinda Byrne is an award winning fashion illustrator who is inspired by people, fashion, art & travel. Originally trained as a classical animator, she chose to specialise her drawing skills towards the fashion industry. Her illustrations revolve around whimsical style & beauty.

 LindaByrne Product

 May 2017


We are Sam & Nessa, two furniture fanatics with a passion for making beautiful things.

Inspired by the native hardwoods and local materials of Ireland we create quirky and practical products for the home.

Our work makes us smile, we hope that it makes you smile too!



 April 2017



Angelina’s ArtVentures was founded in 2016 by Angelina Foster, to imprint her love of art and travel adventures on affordable, luxury products.
Angelina considers herself a storyteller designer with a focus on Irish traditions and country lifestyle which feature in her product range. Angelina’s umbrellas and t-shirts promote illustrated hand drawn calligraphy in Irish with her designs available in other languages. From her studio in County Kildare, Angelina has designed a range of coasters, bags, t-shirts and umbrellas inspired by the beauty of the peatlands and Kildare’s rich equine culture.

March 2017


Jacqui McNabb (centre) Head of Enterprise Kildare with Gosia Sobkowicz and her husband Marcin


March 2017 - Candella:

Gosia Sobkowicz set up the company in 2014 with her husband Marcin. She has always been passionate about fragrances and she completed perfumery course at London College Of Fashion.
Candella was awarded with Silver A'Design Awards, world's largest design award.