‘St Brigid’s Cloaks’ installation, Kildare

‘St Brigid’s Cloaks’ installation created entirely from Irish grown wool

St Brigid’s Cloaks’ installation unveiled in St Brigid’s Cathedral, Kildare on 27th January 2024 A new community artwork celebrating rural communities, heritage crafts, and sustainable industries was unveiled in St Brigid’s Cathedral, in conjunction with the Brigid 1500 celebrations across the county. The artwork ‘St Brigid’s Cloaks’ consists of four handmade wool tapestries, thoughtfully crafted …

IGWC launch new website and brand at Showcase 2024

Wednesday 18th January 2024 Irish Grown Wool Council (IGWC) will launch its new brand and website plus feature a series of curated panel talks on Irish wool at Showcase Ireland The Irish Grown Wool Council is continuing its year-long education and outreach activities at Showcase Ireland 21st to 23rd January 2024. IGWC invites interested stakeholders …

Education

Supporting sheep farmers for better maintenance and wool presentation, upskiling and eduction initiatives which will help build a strong wool sector across the island…