Deirdre Duffy of Wild Cocoon

Fine Irish designers

Other designers include Deirdre Duffy of Wild Cocoon, winner of the Irish Fashion Innovation. Deirdre’s designs are woven by hand and are inspired by living in the west of Ireland, translating life into pattern, texture and colour. Magee tweeds date back to 1866 and continue to be popular with guests visiting the castle.

Meet Nigel O'Reilly

With his jewellery designs featuring in The Boutique at Ashford Castle, get to know Nigel O'Reilly and what inspires his intricate designs.