The Woollen Market
The Woollen Market is an artisan family business built on premium woollen products made by expert Irish craftspeople — in a tradition passed on through many generations. We are committed to supporting local Irish talent but we have a global ambition. We are an internationally renowned luxury brand, and our reputation grows daily with each order shipped around the world from our base in Ireland.
Preserving an Irish tradition
We sell premium woollen creations in small batch quantities, so we value dedicated craftwork. We work with independent family-owned woollen mills, artisan studios and talented weavers to design and produce beautiful bespoke pieces through traditional weaving methods.
Always supporting local
We have a local-first ethos — our whole premium collection is created within 500 miles of our office in Ireland. This reduces our carbon footprint, and gives us a chance to support the continued growth of skilled Irish craftspeople and a much cherished tradition.
We support local, but we have an ever-growing global reach. Our website is a showcase of our entire premium collection, and we offer free delivery worldwide. You can also enjoy the Woollen Market experience through multiple channels — use our gift cards in either our physical stores or online, and find the shopping experience that suits you best.
Small batch commitment
We only work with manufacturing partners who share our commitment to curating and preserving artisanal crafts in Ireland. Our premium woollen collections are knitted in small batch quantities using traditional methods passed down through generations of dedicated specialist weavers.
Our inspiration begins with careful selection of the most luxurious wool sourced from around the world. From farm to shop floor, we are driven by an ethos of offering exceptional, desirable quality along with everyday functionality. Our local-first commitment also means we can monitor the supply chain for the highest quality standards at all stages.
100% natural and sustainable
We share our customers’ concerns for the future of our planet, so our collections are 100% natural and sustainable — ensuring we only leave behind an environmentally friendly footprint. We will never compromise on this commitment — we only work with yarn suppliers with proven good animal welfare practises, and we NEVER add cheap and carbon intensive synthetics such as nylon, polyester or acrylic into our creations.
Our premium collections
Our beautiful woollen throws add a touch of artisan class in high-end boutique hotels, guesthouses and stylish homes worldwide. We’ve also proudly noted celebrities, artists and models wearing our luxury scarves and capes at high-profile gatherings. Choosing the Woollen Market is a fashion statement, and our signature collection of throws and scarves are created for everyone. However, we also offer specialist ranges designed for men and women.
We value meeting our customers in person at our two retail stores — our head office store beside the 16th century Ennis Abbey in Co Clare, and our second shop in the heart of Sligo city, established in 2018. We look forward to welcoming you to discuss our bespoke collection.