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BallyBoy Design’s first wedding!

BallyBoy Design’s first wedding! We are very excited to have made capes for our first wedding party. It all started last July when the bride to be saw an article on BallyBoy Design in the Irish Times (www.irishtimes.com) and thought that we might be the solution to a problem she had been trying in vain…
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The Dublin Horse Show

Last year, the annual Dublin Horse Show took place from 5th to the 9th of August. It had long been my intention to take a stand at the event and use it to bring my designs to market for the first time. The Horse Show takes place in the grounds of the Royal Dublin Society…
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The Story of BallyBoy Design

Irish traditional craftsmanship in all its diversity is fantastic. It forms a rich vein of skill, colour, design and originality through all aspects of Irish life. Over the years I have taken every opportunity to encourage it in whatever form I found it, from exploring craft galleries, fairs and studios across Ireland to buying a…
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BallyBoy Design Fashion Shoot

At BallyBoy Design we have always thought of the cape as a romantic garment, steeped in the history of Celtic Ireland. When I first started designing my capes and shoulder wraps I knew that to bring them to a wider audience, I would have to have them photographed. This is easier said than done when…
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