Éigse Dara Beag, 6 – 8 Deire Fómhair 2017

12th October 2017

Éigse Dara Beag, 6 – 8 Deire 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... 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

Fisherman’s Sweater

4th September 2017

Fisherman’s Sweater
The tradition of the Aran workwear sweater where island women folk knited sweaters for their fishermen husbands and family is well known. For this collection Inis Meáin challenged Lucy Downes of Sphere One, a modern knit design label, to come up with a new Aran. While the intricate cabling of traditional Aran has been often... 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

How To Spend It – Storm Jacket Feature

21st November 2016

How To Spend It – Storm Jacket Feature
The signature piece of our Autumn/Winter 2016 collection – The Storm Jacket – was recently featured in The Financial Times How to spend it supplement. This piece was inspired by jackets made for island weather, especially the harsh winter storms. A key feature is the extra layer of knit on the shoulders for warmth and protection... 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

In the Press

29th April 2016

In the Press
Our latest pub-jackets are favourites from the collection with everybody for Spring/Summer 2016. In 100% Organic Pima Cotton in BARNEYS and in 100% Linen in MATCHES FASHION and Damien Foxe selected Linen Military Khaki for his photoshoot for the Financial Times. Our Donegal Linen T Shirt was also a huge favourite. See BARNEYS photo Barneys... read more

Robb Report

10th February 2016

Robb Report
We are proud to announce that we have been featured in Robb Report’s just-released February 2016 #RRBucketList issue. Click here to read the article. In case you didn’t know Robb Report magazine is described as the definitive authority on connoisseurship for ultra-affluent consumers… read more

Tokyo Show 2016

10th February 2016

Tokyo Show 2016
Photos from the AW16 show in the Fuji Building Harajuku, Tokyo where clients from Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Nagoya and Tokyo visited. 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