The People Behind the Brand

20th September 2018

The People Behind the Brand
Launching our portrait series on instagram, an introduction to the people behind the brand. Cniotáil Inis Meáin was founded on the island in 1976 by Tarlach de Blacám and Áine Ní Chongaile, inspired by the unique spirit, environment and heritage of the place. When the couple  married in 1973, they were determined to make their... read more

Cóta Raiftearaí – An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

5th September 2018

Cóta Raiftearaí – An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.
Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar accepting a gift of Cóta Raiftearaí at the official opening of newly independent Coláiste Naomh Eoin, Inis Meáin this week. Inspired by the famed 19th century poet Raftery and his epic poem Seanchas na Sceiche. In it he berates a bush, which he found by the roadside and which failed him in his... read more

INIS MEÁIN X Bonne Gueule

20th October 2016

We are pleased to announce our collaboration with the French Fashion Blog Bonne Gueule to launch an exclusive INIS MEÁIN Shawl collar cardigan. This style is crafted in Donegal Yarn and uses the unique Beairtíní stitch. Benoit Wojtenka and Geoffrey Bruyere of Bonne Gueule came to visit Inis Meáin for two days to learn in... read more

How to spend it — Financial Times

24th November 2015

How to spend it — Financial Times
Some of our current womenswear features in the recent Christmas issue of the Financial Times — How to spend it — supplement. With stunning photography and styling by Damian Foxe. The striking imagery felt particularly appropriate to the island landscape and reminded us of the red petticoats worn, in the not so distant past, by... read more

Comortas Peile na Gaeltachta

3rd June 2014

Comortas Peile na Gaeltachta
Foireann caithréimeach Árainn ag roghnú geansaithe agus iad ar chuairt chuig Siopa Chniotáil Inis Meáin tar éis a mbua i gComortas Peile na Gaeltachta, 3 Meitheamh 2014! The winning Aran Islands Football team in the annual Gaeltacht Football Tournament visiting Inis Meáin Shop and Showroom to choose their styles. read more

Stormy Weather

6th January 2014

Stormy Weather
Travelling to winter shows, not to mention shipping Spring/Summer merchandise, is pretty challenging these days with 20m waves. ‘Wonder would Air France ever lend us that commuter for a couple of weeks until this weather clears up! read more

DruidMurphy — Have we time for dessert?

28th September 2012

DruidMurphy — Have we time for dessert?
Following a busy year with productions in London and New York, Druid’s long association with Inis Meáin continued as the DruidMurphy production of “Conversations on a Homecoming” came to Inis Meáin. Ní gá a rá go raibh an-oíche drámaíochta ann, agus an-oíche comhluadair, ceoil agus ceiliúrtha ina dhiaidh. My favourite story of the evening was... read more

Any Colour You Want

17th May 2012

Any Colour You Want
“You can have any colour you like, as long as it’s black (or white)”, to paraphrase Henry Ford. Fortunately, even the traditional dyeing techniques gave us a slightly broader range of colours for our knitwear although more and more we are now experimenting with natural undyed yarns also. Two of the protegés in the R&D... read more

Cripple Of Inishmaan

26th June 2011

Cripple Of Inishmaan
Druid ar ais in Inis Meáin leis an Cripple of Inishmaan le h-aghaidh an dá léiriú deirneach agus cóisir mhóir. Tim Smith, Managing Director & Garry Hynes, Artistic Director ar bord Draíocht na Farraige ar a mbealach go hInis Meáin. An tUachtarán Mary Mc Aleese & a fear céile an Seanadóir Martin Mc Aleese ar... read more

Monocle Ar Chniotáil Inis Meáin

20th February 2011

Monocle Ar Chniotáil Inis Meáin
Scríobhadh an méid seo faoi Chniotáil Inis Meain in eagrán Feabhra 2011 de Monocle. In February 2011 Monocle wrote this piece about Inis Meáin Agus bhí pictiúr de Mháirtín Ó Domhnaill ag gabhail ar Bhainríon na Farraige acu cho maith. And they showed the skipper of the Island ferry Bainríon na Farraige, Máirtín Ó Domhnaill, too. read more