Traditional Irish clothing: the history of fashion in Ireland

When it comes to traditional Irish clothing, Hollywood movies depicting Ireland of the past would have you thinking everyone walked around wearing shawls until about 50 years ago. This is not strictly the case, although shawls did feature heavily for a time. Thus, we are giving you the lowdown on traditional Irish clothing. Clothing is an important aspect that weaves its way through the country’s cultural history, from industry to day-to-day life. Read more at Meanwhile in Ireland.