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Its a Pause for now!
Firkail was created by us, Aoife & Orla, almost 2 years ago with a goal to create sustainable everyday essentials that would last, with a bit of fun thrown in and some west Cork vibes. We hope we achieved this! But we have struggled to juggle running a sustainable online business with our busy lives and day jobs. So we made the tough decision to take a pause on the business for now.
Its a competitive world in sustainable fashion… we will be here all day if we start on this point! Our ultimate goal is to create Irish Hemp apparel from seed to stitch. Hemp for us is an amazing fabric that can change the world and we will continue to support, educate and work on an Irish Hemp fabric.
Massive thank you to all our customers, local businesses, the incredible support from our stockists, our friends and in particular our family who were always so patient with us.
For now enjoy 50% off everything site wide, shop responsibly.
Thank you so much for your support!!
Orla & Aoife
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A warm hug from hemp
A warm hug from hemp
Wear hemp, shop less
SUPER SOFT & LONG-LASTING
Hemp cotton isn’t just super soft, it also gets softer with wear. Its long-lasting properties make our clothes perfect items to hand down to the next generation!
HYPOALLERGENIC & ANTI-BACTERIAL
Being naturally anti-bacterial and hypoallergenic means hemp cotton is very gentle on our skin. With added UV protection it is the perfect companion for any activity
big or small.
Hemp fabric is naturally biodegrable and compostable. We ensure this by using only natural dyes in our designs. Using clothing as compost can foster new growth and reduce landfill use.
CONSUMES MORE CARBON THAN TREES
Consumes four times more carbon dioxide than trees and uses 50% less water when compared to cotton. Hemp restores balance to it’s environment by cleaning the air,
soil & water.
REPLENISHES & HEALS OUR SOIL
Hemp enhances soil health by naturally regenerating it, adding nutrients to our soil. It is so effective at cleaning up contaminated soil that it was planted at Chernobyl following the nuclear disaster to help reduce soil toxicity.
PESTICIDE FREE & DEW RETTED
The dense root system and plant growth of hemp means that few weeds can emerge, eliminating the need for herbicides or labour-intensive weeding. Our hemp is completely pesticide free and is dew retted.
What our customers say
I received the tops I ordered from you and I want you to know I absolutely love them! They are just my style and the ethical manufacturing means a lot to me. I wanted to let you know how much I love, love, love the items!
Using my beach bag every single day! Beach bag, swim bag, book bag for the library, grocery bag!
The boxy tee was lovely and soft and the sizing was perfect!
My Mum loved my new t-shirt so wanted one of her own! It's so fabulous x
My t-shirt has washed so well! And I love the softness of the tag, I would normally have to cut them off for my sensitive skin!
I love my tank!! It really did get better with wear and got even softer!
Proud members of..
The Hemp Cooperative of Ireland is a registered Cooperative with the aim of creating an infrastructure for farmers and local businesses to develop the hemp industry in Ireland.
The amfori BSCI Code of Conduct draws on important international labour standards protecting workers’ rights such as International Labour Organization (ILO) conventions and declarations, the United Nations (UN) Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights as well as guidelines for multinational enterprises of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
The Sedex Self Assessment Questionnaire contains 4 major pillars –Labour Standards, Health & Safety, Environment and Business Ethics. All four pillars count on legal requirements, international standards and good practice.