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SCÉAL: A STORY OF IRISH DESIGN Scéal is a celebration of the unique relationship that Kilkenny has with its makers, this event features an Irish fashion pop-up that will take place in the Kilkenny Store in Nassau Street until the 7th of October, it will feature...

Imagined, designed and handcrafted in Donegal. Irene Bermingham catches up with Bernie Murphy, a textile artist from Donegal, who designs and handcrafts her own clothing range at her home in Buncrana. People didn’t know me before and now all of a sudden I am here doing an...

The Story of Home: Stitching a sense of place In the fourth in the Ulster Bank series, we meet designer Bernie Murphy, whose ‘Homelands’ collection emerges from the landscape around her.  Home means everything to textile artist Bernie Murphy. Based in Porthaw Glen, Buncrana, in her native...

HOMEMADE BEAUTIFUL NEW THINGS FOR A BEAUTIFUL NEW SEASON,FROM COSY SCARVES TO INVESTMENT FURNITURE. 1. DYNAMIC DESIGN It is no surprisethat Dublin jewellerEmer Robertshas an MFA insculpture: her ArtDeco inspired rings,bracelets, necklacesand earrings area masterclass inform, shape andspace. From €250 atemerroberts.com. 2. TIDE & SEEK Resin, alabasterand ink are amongJenny...

DESIGNER BERNIE MURPHY AT THE CUTTING EDGE OF FASHION FEST THIS weekend the Guildhall’s Main Hall will be transformed for a glittering gala celebration as Fashion Fest 2018 serves up another tantalising taste of catwalk glamour. The show, which takes place on Saturday, October 13, is the...

Irish Designer Bernie Murphy Makes Magic With Tweed I love texture - cashmere, corduroy, faux fur and fringing - but I especially love tweed. There's something nutty about it's appearance that makes it unlike any other fabric, and there's a ruggedness to it that offsets the smoothness...

Buyers wooed by 'made-slow' ethos at fashion show When everything you touch is fast and immediate, there's more power in something made slow. That's the fashion philosophy behind the MADE/Slow shows at the Showcase trade show, which is on target to pull in orders worth €20m at...

TWEED REIMAGINED There’s nothing twee about this most enduring and durable fabric Classic tweed has proven itself one of our favourite wardrobe staples and this season it is everywhere from the red carpet to cosy street style writes Aisling O Loughlin...

HOW BERNIE MURPHY IS MAKING A NAME FOR HERSELF Designer Bernie Murphy tells Donegal Woman how Donegal's wild Atlantic coast has inspired her to shape a new brand that is quickly making waves. Bernie Murphy from Buncrana launched her textile business on her 51st birthday this year....