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Eddie Doherty Tweed

Main Street, Ardara, Ireland
+353 74 954 1304
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Worth a visit to see his wonderful work!

A wonderful man who creates wonderfully woven wool on his loom. It was well worth our short stop in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lennala
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Greenore, Co. Louth, Ireland
Worth a visit

Possibly the last hand weaver of Donegal tweed... Prices much lower than in Donegal Town and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lgmd2005
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France
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“his craft” (3 reviews)
“the real deal” (3 reviews)
“his wife” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Main Street, Ardara, Ireland
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+353 74 954 1304
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A wonderful man who creates wonderfully woven wool on his loom. It was well worth our short stop in Ardara to meet Eddie, to see him at his loom, and then be able to purchase one of his beautiful blankets and scarves. If I am...More

Thank lennala
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Possibly the last hand weaver of Donegal tweed... Prices much lower than in Donegal Town and excellent quality.

Thank lgmd2005
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

We went into Eddie Doherty's and he was there will to give anyone a demonstration of his hand weaving. You could also buy wool, hats, scarfs and some blazers and coats. Only hand weaver left. Beautiful quality. I picked up a scarf, something I wouldn't...More

1  Thank Trish A
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

This was our second visit to Eddie Doherty's Tweed in Ardara. Just like our first visit, Eddie was on hand to chat with. He ran the loom for us which is so fun to watch. His tweeds are beautiful. You won't find them in every...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Got to meet Eddie and the wife and I purchased several items made with the cloth he weaved. Well worth a stop.

Thank Douglas P
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

On a previous trip to Ireland I bought a beautiful green cape in Doolin. The lady in the shop told me it was rare, made by one of the last handweavers in Ireland. Eddie's name was on the tag, and after doing research on him...More

Thank Alphaj
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

I had a wonderful visit to Eddie Dogherty on 21st of May 2018. What a wealth of knowledge he is. He answered all my questions on weaving and I learned so much from my visit. Eddie is a such a gentleman and he explained so...More

1  Thank Caddyvan
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

From the reviews, you understand Eddie is truly a master of his work. Eddie and his wife are very courteous, accommodating and will make sure your tweed apparel is proper fit for you. Eddie will demonstrate how he weaves the tweed on his hand loom...More

1  Thank K2indy
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

You can get tweed all over Ireland but to meet the weaver who made your cap/scarf and on the loom he has used for 50 years; well that is worth whatever the cost. Eddie is a master craftsman though and he is willing to demonstrate...More

1  Thank Don M
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

We loved getting to meet Eddie and watch him work the loom. The only part I didn't like was deciding which one of his beautiful blankets was going to make the trip home with us.

1  Thank KellyandK
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