The Well Fashioned list of manufacturers based in Connacht.

An Tuirne: Innismore, Aran Islands, Galway 

Each Aran sweater is knitted by hand in homes around the Aran Islands, meaning that An Tuirne’s collection champions Irish tradition. Their collection also includes scarves, hats, gloves and Irish crafts.

Brid O Driscoll Millinery: Kinvara, Galway @bodmillinery

Brid O’Driscoll creates bespoke hats and headpieces, perfect for weddings or a trip to the races!

Carriag Donn: Westport, County Mayo @Carraig_Donn

Carraig Donn describes itself as a boutique in the guise of a department store, with 36 stores across Ireland and it’s manufacturing plant Westport they provide a wide range of Irish clothing and accessories

Cladaggh Jewellers: Galway @CladdaghGalway

Claddagh Jewellers have been designing and producing gold, platinum and silver jewellery in their Galway workshops for more than 45 years.

 

Foxford Woollen Mills: Foxford, County Mayo @FoxfordMill

Despite have recently expanded their production to contemporary home-ware, Foxford continue to champion traditional weaves creating beautiful scarves at their mill in County Mayo.

Inis Meáin: Aran Islands, Galway 

Using the finest yarns, Inis Meáin delve into the Aran Islands’ rich knitting heritage as inspiration for their clothing, for example exploring photographic archives and rediscovering simpler knits of everyday work wear.

Lovern: Galway @LovernLeathers

Lovern bags are inspired by the designers quest to recreate a beautiful bag handed down to her by her mother, they are now available in a scallop and curved design and a variety of colours!

The Cat and the Moon: Sligo @CatandtheMoon

Established by jewellery designer, Martina Hamilton, the Cat and the Moon have championed individual small enterprise craft makers of Ireland for over 25 years.

The Tweed Project: Galway @thetweedproject

The Tweed Project creates bespoke tweed garments which combine traditional Irish fabrics with modern tailoring.