The Leitrim Chair

The Leitrim Chair is a traditional style of chair which would have been common in the North West.

LM Chair

In this short film Rosa Meehan, Curator for the National Museum of Country Life, will tell us about the origins of this chair in Leitrim and expert craftsman Charlie Perpoil will show us how to make this simple and beautiful piece of furniture. View The Leitrim Chair short film here.   

If you are going to make the Leitrim Chair, the measurements can be viewed here.

LM Chair 1

LM Chair 2

The Leitrim Chair project aims to raise awareness of this traditional piece of furniture and to document its construction.

This is a Leitrim County Council Heritage project, funded by Creative Ireland.

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  • EU Sturctural Fund
  • European Union
  • Leitrim Heritage Logo