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Down the Lee Valley

Down the Lee Valley 0

Join us on our tour of the Lee Valley in County Cork, Ireland and visit us in the home of Irish Country
Clothing, since 1986. Further to our Blog Series 'Welcome to Lee Valley',
our latest video will take you on a journey to some of our
favorite local locations.  
Irish Flat Cap

Irish Flat Cap 0

The Irish Flat Cap

I think everyone will have a memory or an image that comes to mind when we think of the Flat Cap., in fact there is probably one in most houses in Ireland.

An Irish Flat Cap is traditionally a rounded wool cap with a stiff brim at the front. Modern flat caps can be made of cotton, tweed or leather. The origins of the flat cap lie with 14th century Ireland yet there are some sources that claim the cap was worn before that in England, which we may dispute here in Ireland as it is a part of our history too much not to have originated from here. People in Scotland and Southern Italy wore a similar style cap, although they referred to it as a bonnet.

Famous Fans of Aran

Famous Fans of Aran 0

The Aran Sweater has attracted quite a celebrity following over the years.  From Irish to International stardom, you can see what makes this style of sweater so appealing - it's intricate stitching, traditional style, warm quality, and amazing history.
Stop by our stand at Showcase – Ireland’s Creative Expo®

Stop by our stand at Showcase – Ireland’s Creative Expo® 0

We are delighted to be back at Showcase this year. Stop by our stand at Showcase – Ireland’s Creative Expo®. We look forward to meeting current and prospective trade customers, and introducing our all-new collections for 2022.
Irish holiday gift guide | festive season made easy

Irish holiday gift guide | festive season made easy 0

Surprise your friends and family this festive season with the perfect gift from our holiday collection. From novelty stocking fillers, to personalised flannel nightwear and flannel grandad shirts.

So, you can tick off your Christmas list, all in one place, and - most importantly - start figuring out how you want to treat yourself this year.

Welcoming NACTA to Lee Valley Ireland

Welcoming NACTA to Lee Valley Ireland 0

We had the huge pleasure of welcoming the NACTA group (The North American Celtic Trade Association)
to Lee Valley Ireland last month.
Involved in the sale and promotion of Irish and Celtic products in North America and Canada, as well as the
United States, Ireland and the UK,