Donegal Socks

Donegal Socks are the unique end product of the third generation of a family business involved in the manufacturing of traditional wool socks in the picturesque town of Glenties in Donegal.

A centuries old tradition of sock making, a rare craft which has passed down generations. The natural ruggedness of their products is a reflection of the colours and patterns which reflect the wild and beautiful scenery of this region.

Image of a selection of Donegal socks on a clothesline

Image of a selection of Donegal Socks in their packaging

How did the Údarás help?

Údarás na Gaeltachta’s investment in Donegal Socks has opened up opportunities for the company to develop new markets and allowed the company to focus on researching and developing new opportunities on a global scale. In 2017 Donegal Socks travelled on an international trading business trip to Boston with Údarás na Gaeltachta to develop a new market.

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An image of some of the variety of colours on offer by Donegal Socks

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