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Competition Winners

Watch this space for images of winners of our 2015 competitions

015 International Competition

International Lacemaking Competition

 And the 2015 winners are!

Traditional section:

As there were two first prizewinners rather than first and second prizes, the cumilative amount of both prizes, which was €1,250 was divided between the prizewinners, giving them a prize of €625 each.

Joint 1st; Rachel McLaren, Scotland


 and Marie Laurie, Australia

Marie Laurie


Contemporary section:

Contemporary lacemaking: 1st prize €500, 2nd prize €200.

1st place; Catherine Thomas Australia.



 2nd; place Ornat O’Brien, Ireland






 Winners of Kenmare Lace Festival International lacemaking competitions


Traditional Lacemaking 

1st  Rachel Mclaren,   Great Britain

2nd Kathie Earle,         Ireland

3rd Annette Meldrum, Australia


Contemporary Lacemaking

1st Evelyn Manuk,      Italy.

2nd Fiona Harrington, Ireland

3rdOrla Breslin,          Ireland


Young Lacemaker

Niamh Finnegan, Ireland




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