Irish Pashmina Scarf – Caher

$ 31.04

“A splash of Celtic splendour”

Maker:  Mulligans Ireland “Island Range”

Colour:  Striking Aubergine and Soft Gold

Material:  55% Wool  45% Silk

Dimensions:  190cm x 34cm

Weight:  85g

Each of these Mulligans Ireland “Island Range” of scarves has been inspired by and named after an Irish Island.  Each one comes with a story about the island, its history and inhabitants.

Hang Tag story card reads…

Caher Island lies off the coast of Co Mayo and is Barely one mile in length, however among local fishermen it is considered to be one of the holiest islands of Connaught. Some believe miraculous cures can be achieved by lying overnight in St Patrick’s bed, (Leaba Phádraig), or by dirnking water from St Patrick’s well. For generations sailors would lower their sails and say a little prayer when sailing close to its shore. One sailor who showed no such respect however was the infamous Pirate Queen, Grace O’Malley, who landed on Caher Island to capture a MacMahon follower who killed her Spanish lover.

 

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