Craft Cafe


Craft Cafe

Launched in March 2017 we are using 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 will work with craft artists to promote their businesses.

To participate  just fill in the Expression of Interest form and email or post it back to us to be show cased.

Expression of interest Form

 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.