Two Newly Hatched Currachs

 by Arista Holden In May of 2016, The Scholarshipwrights brought one of Ireland’s few remaining currach builders, James Madigan, and his assistant, Matthew Dirr, a graduate of the Apprenticeshop, to lead a currach-building workshop in Nobleboro, Maine. Working in a former 1950s sawmill on a quiet, pastoral backroad near Damariscotta Lake, nine participants spent two [...]