Tom Stubbs × Inis Meáin

28th April 2020

Tom Stubbs × Inis Meáin
Inis Meáin featured in Tom Stubb’s recent Mood Wall Series for the Campaign for Wool. In it Irish musician Maurice O’ Connor wears our Cashmere and Merino Claíochaí Crew Neck inspired by dry stone walls of the island. The intricate design uses a variety of stitches to emulate wall patterns such as, plated moss stitch, plated moss... read more

Patric Hollington

31st January 2020

Patric Hollington
Patric Hollington passed away at his home in Paris yesterday. A great friend and customer for more than 40 years. Adieu Patric, ami, collaborateur! Beannacht leat a chara, ar do aistear deirneach , aistear na síoraíochta. read more

Máirín Thomáis Uí Dhomhnaill Cniotálaí & Láimhcheardaí

4th January 2020

Máirín Thomáis Uí Dhomhnaill Cniotálaí & Láimhcheardaí
Duine de mhór-chniotálaithe na hÉireann ar lár, 4 Eanáir 2020 Beannacht Dé lena h-anam dílis! Ba chomhairleoir agus treoraí í don chomhlact seo. Thug sí tuairimí dúinn agus ba mhór againn a cuid tacaíochta i gcónaí. Deineann muid comhbhrón lena clann iníne; Máirín, Anna agus Nóirín agus lena gclann siúd. Aireoidh muid uainn go mór... read more

The world’s most remote fashion label

22nd March 2019

The world’s most remote fashion label
On a tiny island off the west coast of Ireland, Inis Meáin draws on land– scape and tradition to create clothing beloved from New York to Tokyo. Established in 1976, the Inis Meáin Knitting Company has achieved the remarkable feat of transforming a local cottage industry – and in this case, those words are literal – into... read more

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

Pitti Uomo 94, Florence

12th June 2018

Pitti Uomo 94, Florence
  Pitti Uomo June 2018. SS19 in 100% linen and linen blends. Colours resonant of island landscape and seascape. 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

Éigse Dara Beag 6–8 Deireadh Fómhair 2017

12th October 2017

Éigse Dara Beag 6–8 Deireadh Fómhair 2017
(Éigse is best translated as an “assembly of poets”) Last weekend the island celebrated in a great weekend of music and poetry in Inis Meáin to commemorate local poet or bard – Dara Beag – who died almost exactly five years ago. “Nuair a thiteann laoch, ardaíonn sé deannach na mblianta cróga; Nuair a thiteann laoch,... read more