The name Kelleher is the English version of the Irish, O’ Ceileachair – meaning "overly fond of ones wife" The original Céileachar or Kelleher who was a nephew of the famous Brian Boru. The Kelleher’s were originally to be found in County Clare, but then migrated to County Cork in the fourteenth Century. Kelleher’s are rarely found outside County Cork nowadays.
The hand knit Kelleher sweater has a central honeycomb panel, flanked by cable and moss filled diamonds on both sides. The honeycomb pattern represents work. The cable symbolises a wish for good luck while the diamonds represent 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.