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Unlikely Partners! The Fashion Designer & The Blacksmith

Collaboration Project between CIFD and DCCoI BallyBoy Design was recently asked to take part in a ‘Design Collaboration Project’ being jointly run by The Council of Irish Fashion Designers and The Design and Crafts Council of Ireland. The idea behind the collaboration is to put together two designers working in very different disciplines and materials…
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Show Time with The Council of Irish Fashion Designers

Council of Irish Fashion Designers Fashion Show A/W 2017 I was delighted to be invited to become a member of the Council of Irish Fashion Designers (http://irishfashiondesigners.com) this year. The CIFD is the brainchild of Eddie Shanahan, a long-term doyen of the Irish fashion industry and, amongst many other things, a passionate believer in craftsmanship…
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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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