Visit the many Irish markets at the 3rd Annual Great Lakes Irish Music Festival 2000. “Deanta in Eireann” – Made in Ireland – A mark of excellence:
Irish Crystal – Ireland has a worldwide reputation for its cut glass. Irish crystal heralded the new Millennium in the US with the Waterford Millennium Ball dropped in Times Square.
Aran Knit Sweaters – A classic symbol of Ireland. There is nowhere better in the world to buy knitwear than Irish made. From sweaters and shawls to gloves a huge array of choices is available.
The ancient Celts loved adornment, as their beautifully crafted jewellery in Ireland’s museums confirms. There is a modern echo in today’s Ireland for its many talented jewellers are coming from such a variety of ideas and mediums – sculpture, glass blowing, embroidery, textile, and painting. From rings made in gold to intriguing bracelets – their works can be found in the Irish markets at this “Authentically Irish” festival.