Expressions of Interest Sought: Lease for Craft Studios in Market House, Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan

resizedCouncilImageMonaghan County Council is developing three craft studios at the Market House in Carrickmacross. The studios are 160 square feet; 175 square feet; and 250 square feet in area. Monaghan County Council is seeking applications from individual or groups of artists and craft makers to lease these newly developed units which are being provided to complement the existing Carrickmacross lace Gallery and Craft Shop.

The county has many talented, creative and innovative craftspeople. In recognition of this Monaghan County Council is developing these craft studios as part of its major refurbishment works at the Carrickmacross Market House Building. These will provide appropriately designed bespoke units for craft workers.

It is envisaged that the Craft Studios will be available to lease from January 2020.

The fit out of the studios can be tailored to suit the needs of the individual craft operator.

For the purposes of evaluation, persons expressing an interest before the below closing date will be invited to submit further detailed proposals and a business plan for further consideration.

Expressions should be made in writing to the following address on or before Friday 8th of November, 2019 and be clearly marked “Carrickmacross Craft Studios”.

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Carrickmacross-Castleblayney Municipal District,

Riverside Road,


Co. Monaghan.