Picture credit: RTE.ie
RTE's television show Nationwide visited Mountmellick Community School and Mountmellick Museum recently, to meet students and local people who do the famous local embroidery stitch in school or as a hobby.
Nationwide reporter Helen McInerney recently visited Mountmellick to meet some of the people who are keeping this craft alive.
Watch a short clip that has been released ahead of the show which airs on RTE One at 7pm on Friday, February 23.
The art of lacemaking & embroidery with a visit to Co Laois to meet some people who are keeping this craft alive #MountmellickLace on #RTENationwide Fri 23rd Feb @RTEOne 7pm & RTE+1 8pm @LaoisNews RT pic.twitter.com/6OwPgkKtXb— RTÉ Nationwide (@RTENationwide) February 23, 2018