The name Clancy was originally a MAC name. The C of Clancy was originally the last letter of the prefix Mac. In Irish Clancy is MacFhlannchaidh – Mac meaning son of Flann meaning Reddish. The name is most commonly found today in Counties Clare, Galway and Tipperary. The only other area where the name is found in large numbers is in County Leitrim.
The hand knit Clancy sweater has a honeycomb central panel flanked by braid and moss filled diamonds on either side. The honeycomb represents work and the diamonds symbolise a wish for wealth. This beautiful hand knitted Aran sweater has been hand knitted in the traditional báinin (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.