The Green-Door weekend returns to Sligo and Leitrim

The fourth edition of Green-Door, the festival of rural architecture and designwill take place Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October 2017 with open-homes, talks, tours, workshops and exhibitions.

Don’t miss out as this FREE event only runs every two years; in 2015 over 2,600 visits were made to homes, buildings and events. This time around funding comes from the Arts Council, the Heritage Council, the Leitrim Arts Office and Leitrim County Council. Find out more about the programme and the homeowners who are opening their doors for the weekend on and take a look at the Green-Door interactive documentary by award-winning filmmaker Róisín Loughgrey at An expo at the The Dock will run in parallel, it’s called Thinking, Living Dwelling and is on from the 26th August to the 14th of October 2017. If you can’t make these events, come meet the gang from Green Door at Selfbuild Live Dublin – they will be participating in our Self-builders’ Panel. Free tickets to Selfbuild Live Dublin are available below:
Selfbuild Live is the ultimate showcase for people who are building, extending, improving or simply decorating their home. Selfbuild Live Dublin, 8th-10th September takes place in the Citywest Conference Centre.

Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email

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