IRYS Fabrics is a new arrival to Gorey from fashion designer Synan O’ Mahony and Rita O’Hagan. This unique fabric shop was evolved from COVID when Synan and Rita decided to collaborate Rita’s love of fabrics and Synan’s designing talent.
Synan O Mahony Is an Irish fashion designer with 30 years experience in the fashion industry, Specialising in custom made evening wear and Bridal wear. The bespoke pieces are influenced by period costumes from an early career in theatrical costuming in the UK. From the Eurovision Song Contest to the Grammys,politicians to supermodels, stage and screen and the music industry,
Synan has dressed a lot of well known personalities in Ireland and abroad, Caprice , Sophie Dahl, Sally Lindsey from Coronation Street, Irish Models like Glenda Gilson, and Nadia Ford, TV personalities like Lucy Kennedy , Laura woods, Kathryn Thomas and Lisa Cannon, West life wedding for Georgina Ahern, Clare Byrne, And more recently Una Healy from The Saturdays.
There is a bespoke service which starts off with a sketch of the dress and then mocked up in a toile form and then the finished piece, using beautiful fabrics from silks , lace, sequin and beaded fabrics. These unique pieces are usually one off .