21 Aug 2023

Hands up for Irish gloves: Meet the Horn family, Ireland’s only specialist glovemakers

George Horn Hall: Grand Gallery Stand: J55
Hands up for Irish gloves: Meet the Horn family, Ireland’s only specialist glovemakers
Brian Horn is reviving a traditional craft business founded by his father, George, almost 80 years ago. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Seventy-eight-year-old Brian Horn remembers as a young teenager having to make more than 10,000 First Communion gloves from stretch nylon with pearl buttons, which had to be in the shops by March. “I will never forget it,” recalls Ireland’s master glove maker when we meet in the Horn company’s premises in Dublin’s Brunswick Street...

https://www.irishtimes.com/life-style/fashion/2023/08/21/hands-up-for-irish-gloves-meet-the-horn-family-irelands-only-specialist-glovemakers/

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