Spinning the yarn: A new route to market

By Out the Gap
6th May 2022
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Join me in the west of Ireland as I spend a morning with members of the newly formed, ‘Galway Wool Co-op’.

Hear how enthusiasts of this multi-purpose ‘Galway’ rare breed sheep have secured a new route to market for their fleece.

In this episode find out about traditional crafts such as hand spinning and blade shearing as well as about this long-established breed.

Meet Chris from ‘Donegal Yarn’ and Esther who is a mixed farmer from Donegal, we also hear about how the Co-op was founded and how they came together as a group during Covid lockdown.

About Out The Gap

My name is Noel Clancy. I’m a sheep and beef farmer based in South County Tipperary in Ireland. Out The Gap is an Irish food and farming podcast recorded across rural Ireland.

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