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Master Class: Professional Column — Ends (part 1 )

As DSWA’s “Dry Stone Walling: Techniques and Traditions” points out walls have to start and finish somewhere more often than not at gateways (and to a lesser extent corners) so wall ends (heads/cheeks) are something you are likely to encounter early in your walling career and frequently thereafter. Consequently their construction is a technique useful…

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Master Class: Britain and Ireland’s Walling Treasures Sceilig Mhichíl – Skellig Michael

12km off the coast of Kerry, Southern Ireland, lie 2 natural old red devonian sandstone pyramids, the Skellig islands, effectively the westernmost point of the Kerry Mountains. Small Skellig is the home of over 25000 pairs of gannets, the larger island, Skellig Michael, also an important site for breeding sea-birds is a world heritage site,…

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