Summer workshops at Burren college of art

August Workshops

Please choose from the workshops below:

August 14th – 18th 2023

How to use your eyes
a workshop with Timothy Emlyn Jones

Burren botanical drawing
a workshop with Ida Mitrani

Discover the magic of black & white photography
a workshop with Tom Flanagan


August 21st – 25th 2023

The art of making books
a workshop with Eilis Murphy

Painting in the Burren landscape
a workshop with Trevor Geoghegan

How to take stunning photographs
a workshop with Ruby Wallis


Cancellation Policy

All tuition and fees are due at least 4 weeks before the start of the programme. The Burren College of Art accepts no obligation to refund any fee or part of after this date.



Our self-catering college accommodation offers 11 rooms in the Lodge and 4 bedrooms in the adjacent Daisy . Single occupancy is charged at €48 per night. Please inquire separately for twin or double occupancy.

The Lodge is set on extensive grounds with inspiring views of the Burren and is a pleasant 10 minute walk from the College and 35 minutes from Ballyvaughan village. The bedrooms are bright and well appointed. Communal areas include a large living room with an open fire, dining room, TV area, well-equipped kitchen, laundry and public washrooms. A patio area with chimney is an ideal outdoor summer gathering space. The Lodge has WiFi throughout and has wheelchair accessible rooms available.
Daisy Cottage is adjacent to the Lodge and has 2 en suite double bedrooms and 2 single rooms with a shared full bathroom. The house also has a spacious communal area and cozy sitting room, along with a fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities.

Newtown House is located right on campus, ideal for people who like to work longer in their studio or have an early start. The house has six bedrooms – some ensuite and some sharing a bathroom, a modern kitchen and dining / seating area full of character.

Alternative options are available in various guesthouses and hotels throughout Ballyvaughan.
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