Natiural Building and Cob


Tipperary, Ireland


Paul Dillon

Start Date: 

Saturday, July 15, 2023

End Date: 

Friday, July 21, 2023


350 Euros


Includes all meals, camping is available free of charge


Natural Building & Cob Workshop

(In associationwith the Cob Cottage Company, Oregon, USA)


Lisatunny, Nenagh, E45 FR68
Co. Tipperary Ireland

Saturday 15thJuly2023to Friday 21stJuly2023

Concerned about the environmental impact of conventional buildings and the financial and ecological cost
of building materials?Wish you could make a change?

Learn the practical skills to design and build your own Natural Home in 7days.

You will learnona safe, inclusive natural buildingsite in a rural setting, adjacent to the Nenagh river.
Lunchwill be provided each day with food grown from the site’sorganic vegetable garden.

You will learn about site selection and building design, site preparation, tool care and maintenance,
material acquisition, drainage and foundations, understanding soil, natural wall systems, windows, doors,
niches, cob sculpture, built in furniture, basic woodworking, earthen floors, roofing, plasters, paints and

Building experienceis not essentialfor this hands on, practical workshop.

Paul Dillonhas been a teacher of natural building for over 15 years, and has taught atthe Cob Cottage
Company,Oregon and the Hollies.

Ken Curranis a dry-stone wall master mason and is a founding member of the Irish Dry Stone Wall
Association. He has taughtstone masonry throughout Europe and North America.

Graeme Hillis a Scottishnatural builder and forester.He has a particular passion for working with
roundwood timber.

Cost: €350 (€250 Unwaged)

To enquire further or to book a place,contact Paul on +353(87)9787244 or