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29th June 2021 / Open Day 2021

Keep The Fight In Your Hearts

We are very pleased that Joe McGonigle will once again play his haunting ballads from Donegal for us at the...
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17th June 2021 / Open Day 2021

Doing no harm to the Planet

The “second Finale” on September 11th, 2021 at Derrylane Flax Mills After last year’s great Open Day and Yard Fest...
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11th June 2021 / Open Day 2021

Open Day 2021 – The Second Finale is on!

Friends, After several hours of "picking our own brains" we first decided on a smaller, more bound to house and...
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8th May 2021

Blues Galore!

Dear friends, valued customers, fellow textile-workers and crafters, dear colleagues in the media! It comes a little late but it...
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14th April 2021

Wrap your thoughts aristocratically!

Friends, just short of our next newsletter which is going out in a week from today with some spectacular news,...
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11th April 2021

The World’s oldest Vegan Product

We’d like to introduce mankind’s oldest manufactured product to you – it’s also the oldest vegan product to our knowledge:...
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15th March 2021

Jacobs Wool Jumper – what our shop is about

Online Shop Now Open! This sweater – in the picture worn by its new owner in France – was hand-knitted...
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3rd March 2021

Two Flaxfields meet

Dear friends, valued customers, fellow crafters and textile-workers! Due to the large interest - especially in finished products - and...
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3rd March 2021 / ethics

Bread and Roses!

Local Textile Workers active on International Women’s Day 2021 The courageous and successful strikes by textile workers in the shirt...
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10th January 2021

When the storm has settled on the ocean

Dear Friends, valued customers, fellow crafters and textile-workers! Looking back at 2020 isn’t just the easiest thing to do- plenty...
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24th November 2020

Stay with your own ones!

Friends, valued customers, fellow textile-workers! This remains short of a full “Flax Mill News”, we really just wanted to get...
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1st November 2020

Vegan Quiche, Shift Work in the mill and open Doors!

Friends, fellow crafters and textile-workers, valued customers! Our last – just not a full “Flax Mill News” – mail got...
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7th October 2020

blue linen, van the man and a baby boy

Friends, valued customers, fellow textile workers and crafters, We'll stay short of a "Flax Mill newsletter" - just a short...
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21st September 2020

Paintings and Bronze – Castings remain on Exhibition

After the extremely successful Open Day at Derrylane Flax Mills on Saturday, September 12th which saw the opening of an...
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15th September 2020 / Open Day 2020

Brief summary and big thanks!

Friends, valued customers, fellow crafters and textile-workers, The "re-building" of Flax Mill back to working order is half-way finished, the...
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7th September 2020 / Open Day 2020

Concert programme: Here Comes the Night!

In a year like this when many wheels seemed to turn from round to square and run (or not) accordingly,...
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31st August 2020 / Open Day 2020

The catwalk of the year

Friends, the preparations for our fashion show as part of the Open Day are going - despite many problems which...
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10th August 2020 / Open Day 2020

BEYOND THE SHADOWS!

Friends, The 27th Open Day, Yard Fest and Fashion Show on Saturday, September 12th 2020 here at Flax Mill are...
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25th July 2020

The Blue Eyes of the Aristocrat are open!

*As we were writing this newsletter, some very timely and exceptionally good news came over the phone. We had just...
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9th July 2020

Flax in the news!

ZDF (Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen) , one of the largest public broadcasters in Germany, has turned its cameras on to the...
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24th June 2020

Workshops at Flax Mill: the wheels are turning, the dye-pot is bubbling

4 workshops by master-crafters at the Flax Mill in August I would hereby like to invite you to take part...
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20th May 2020

Charlie’s Potatoes, Beaten Linen and the Golden Thread

The day we started writing this little newsletter a customer from Germany phoned us and asked: “Have you any of...
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18th April 2020

Some good news amongst all the chaos

Dear friends, We hope this little newsletter finds you well and looking forward to the absurd times we have been...
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24th March 2020

Still open for business!

Dear fellow crafters and textile workers, valued customers, dear friends, we just want to reassure you all that all is...
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8th March 2020

Spring?

Dear fellow crafters and textile workers, valued customers, dear friends, “Spring is different but hope dies last” would be the...
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3rd March 2020

Bread and Roses!

Local Textile Workers active on International Women’s Day 2020 The courageous and successful strikes by textile workers in the shirt...
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20th February 2020 / Open Day 2020

Iconic German painter exhibiting in Ireland for the first time

News just came that one of the most profiled German artists, Ursula “Ula” Richter will exhibit some of her paintings...
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30th January 2020

Songs of the Shipyard

Poet, photographer and Friend of The Flax Mill, Bernard S. Davis from Birmingham, just sent us a  link (see below)...
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26th January 2020

The salt of the earth

Friends, between two newsletters (our Spring one will be out towards the end of February), here are a few little...
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14th December 2019 / Open Day 2020

We wish you the Golden Thread

Here at Flax Mill we have never been known to do or say many “seasonal” things. Except for our Winter-Solstice-Gathering...
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