In the late 1800’s the Congested District Board (CDB) was established by the British Government, to alleviate poverty on the western seaboard of Ireland and Scotland.
This led to the first established industry in Kilcar, the famous Donegal hand knotted carpets.
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Kevin and Wendy’s son Tristan now manages the business, which currently employs fifteen people, and is trading successfully whilst staying true to its core value of hand weaving all its tweed.
Everything with the Studio Donegal label is hand woven and made in the mill in Kilcar, Co Donegal.
The success of Studio Donegal is testimony to the hard work and foresight of Kevin and Wendy.
The Studio Donegal brand has become the hallmark of genuine quality handwoven Irish tweed.
Inishowen is one of the most fruitful locations for cultural heritage in Donegal.