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


Snow covered Inis Meáin

9th March 2018

Snow covered Inis Meáin
It’s not often we see Inis Meáin covered in a blanket of white. Last week’s weather resulted in a difficult few days for the animals without any shelter. Without any sheds our outbuildings on the island the farmers had to trek through the snow drifts to feed hay to their cattle.     read more

Alpaca Punch- How to Spend it Feature

3rd October 2017

Alpaca Punch- How to Spend it Feature
Our signature knitted jacket in Baby Alpaca and Silk was featured last week in the Financial Times – How to Spend it Supplement. “Strong yet soft, smart yet relaxed – it’s no wonder alpaca is leading the pack this season”, says Tom Stubbs. Alpaca’s durability and excellent drape also make it eminently suitable for the... read more

Inis Meáin’s Knitted Legacy

4th September 2017

Inis Meáin’s Knitted Legacy
An international beacon of knitted design and simple luxury, the Inis Meáin Knitting Company sits perched near the edge of Europe, 30-miles from Ireland’s Westernmost shores and on the middling of the three Aran Islands, 4-by-2 mile Inis Meáin. A landscape of inspiring rugged beauty and age-old simplicity, Inis Meáin is an oil painting of... read more