Ó Buachalla comes form the Gaelic word “buachaill”, meaning ‘boy’ or ‘herdsman’. Originally, the name was to be found in the southern county of Tipperary, however it migrated from its original homeland to neighbouring counties and is now common throughout Munster. Today, it is the 99th most common surname in Ireland, and is most numerous in counties Cork and Kerry.
The hand knit Buckley sweater has a blackberry centre panel, flanked by honeycomb rope and moss-filled diamonds on either side. The blackberry stitch represents the Holy Trinity, honeycomb is representative of work and diamonds symbolise wealth. This beautiful Aran sweater has been hand knitted in the traditional báinín (pronounced ‘baw neen’) colour, the natural white of the wool. It comes to you complete with a clan history and crest. It is made of 100% pure new wool, is water repellent and breathable. It has been hand crafted in the traditional Irish style, and, with care, will last a lifetime.