Guilds are another way that members in Connacht can gather together to work on a shared passion or craft. Within the guild, there is a Guild Master / Guild Mistress that often excels at the art or craft of interest, and a collection of members at varying levels of skill. Guilds not only teach and educate regarding a craft, they also tend to follow a structured advancement system. It is quite common within Guilds to have multiple ranks or levels of achievement, paralleling a journeyman/apprentice relationship. Guilds are able to create and display their own heraldry, draft their own charters and determine their levels of advancement.
The Guilds in Connacht: