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The Centenary of Sybil Connolly Herstory

Born on the 24th January 1921,  Sybil Connolly was an innovator, an influencer, an entrepreneur in the world of fashion and design.      Sybil Connolly | Photographer unknown   She was a woman ahead of her time and, while not forgotten, she is maybe not recognised for all that she brought to [...]

The Centenary of Sybil Connolly Herstory2021-07-23T15:18:15+01:00

Costumed Characters drawing

Event in conjunction with Limerick Figure Drawing Society.   Models wear replica costumes from our ‘800 Years of Fashion’ collection.  Try your hand at drawing them with help from Society members.  Suitable for children (6+) and adults. Saturday August 8th,  11am until 2pm FREE Bookings are essential. You can book your ticket online below or by [...]

Costumed Characters drawing2020-08-06T15:12:27+01:00

Sybil: A Very Irish Entrepreneur

Sybil Connolly was born in Wales to Irish and English parents, during her teenage years she moved to be schooled in a convent in Co. Waterford, Ireland. At seventeen she was apprenticed to the London based, but Irish run, company Bradley & Co and even assisted at royal fittings at Buckingham Palace.  Returning to [...]

Sybil: A Very Irish Entrepreneur2020-07-01T15:37:55+01:00