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Wednesday 18 October 2017

Flint-knapping workshop to return to the Irish National Heritage Park

By Amy Lewis

Following the success of last year's event, the Irish National Heritage Park will bring back their popular flint-knapping workshop on June 25 and 26.

Participants will be joined by lithic expert Witold Migal of the State Archaeological Museum in Warsaw for a hands-on workshop in the grounds.

The course will cover how to make stone knives, tools and arrowheads from flint using various ancient methods. Witold will leave no flint stone unturned as he talks about safety, tools and raw materials. The course will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day and the cost is €100 per person. Hand tools and materials will be included in the price. Booking is required.

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