Willow Basket Maker
Tipperary born, Mike Glynn is a permanent resident on Arranmore Island. His initial interest in basket making, and in particular traditional willow weaving, stems from a basket making course he did with Joe Hogan. He also has a passion for passing on the skill of basket making through workshops and courses. For information on purchasing a basket from Mike or inquiries about basket making courses contact him at: [email protected]
Sciob - Willow Basket
The sciob is a basket made from willow or sally-rods. Traditionally it was designed and used as a potato strainer but today it is used for many purposes, as well as ornamental.