Emyvale

Busy Bee Ceramics

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Mullan Village, Emyvale, Monaghan, Republic of Ireland
Ms Brenda McGinn
E: brenda@busybeeceramics.ie

Busy Bee Ceramics is a working studio where pottery is made. Pottery workshops are held here also for every age group, children and adults. Pre-booking is essential.

Busy Bee Ceramics caters for all age groups and is set in a lovely, old, picturesque, 19th Century mill village, located 8 miles north of Monaghan Town, a few miles west of Emyvale and close to the Armagh border. Busy Bee Ceramics produces "the bread'n'butter range" of pottery, which includes dishwasher proof tableware like mugs, jugs, teapots, etc. These can be purchased direct from the studio.

At Busy Bee Ceramics you can learn how to, "throw a pot" with Brenda's expert guidance and also how to decorate your very own set of pottery. You can choose from a range of mugs, plates, bowls, dinosaurs and fairies. All your "works of art" are then fired in the kiln and returned to you within two weeks. They also can be posted to anywhere in the world. Every participant receives a "master potter" certificate also. Ideal recreational activity for families, friends, children's birthday parties, hen parties, corporate business and social gatherings of all descriptions. Toilet facilities are available.

Tea and coffee, cup cakes and children's party food are available on pre-booking basis only. The "Emy Walkway" is 2 miles from Mullan Village and there is a full 3 mile walkway the whole way around it. Picnic area is located there and hungry ducks! Ideal for fishing also.

Castle Leslie is located within 3 miles of Mullan Village in Glaslough, which also has an "insect hotel" in the public playground. Bragan Bog is located approximately 5 miles from Mullan. It is a wild, raised, peat bog, part of Monaghan's Slieve Beagh Mountains, full of fresh air, heather, gorse and home to the hen harrier.