We are so proud of the fact that all of our knitwear and porcelain designs are handmade at Farney Castle, County Tipperary, IRELAND. Support the #MADELOCAL campaign where you see the blue thumb print logo and support local industry.



Hello lovely followers,

We have been busy here in Farney over the last few months and we are delighted to announce that we will be re-opening our doors for shopping on September 1st. We are making sure that all the recommended Covid-19 safety measures are in place before we do so to help protect our customers, our staff and our family. We look forward to seeing you all again and want to thank those of you who have been supporting our business by ordering from us online. Until we see you again, stay safe everyone.

The Cullens xx



Sending love to all our loyal customers and followers. We hope that you are all keeping safe and well in this difficult time. Farney Castle Visitor Centre is temporarily closed but you can still purchase/order from us via phone or email and you can look forward to a beautiful, handmade piece when restrictions are lifted. This is a good time for us to catch up on a few things – new website coming soon! Sending love & hope to everyone.

The Cullens xx

T. 0504-43281
E. farneycastle@eircom.net



It’s that time of year again folks! Showcase Ireland 2020 is in full swing from 19th to 22nd January, 2020. Visit us at stand D72a in the main hall of the RDS in Dublin, just down from the main entrance door. We have lots of beautiful new pieces to show you. x

Click this link for more details on the show.

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Cyril Cullen Porcelain are delighted to be showing our designs at Showcase Ireland again this year. We will be located at F32 on the balcony in the main hall of the RDS and we look forward to seeing you there. Stop by and say Hi! Click image below for more details.



We are delighted and excited to be representing Ireland at the International Li Ling Ceramics Expo this September 2018 in China. 🙂

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Check out our stand at this years Dublin Flea Christmas Market taking place 7-10th December 2017 at The Point Market, Dublin 1. For more details, click on the image below.



It’s that time of year again and we are delighted to be taking part in a number of Christmas Fairs in Ireland. For anyone in the Dublin Area, come along to the The Dublin Flea Christmas Market in The Point Village East Wall December 9-11-2016. We’ll be selling lots of our unique, handmade porcelain designs.

It’s gonna be a lot of fun, come join!  🙂



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We will be showing our porcelain designs at Showcase again this year at STAND D42 in the Main Hall of the RDS, Dublin. Pop by our stand to see some of Cyril’s and his daughter, Margot’s new designs, including the new look ‘Baroque Collection’. For more details about Showcase go to http://www.showcaseireland.com/



Look out for us at The upcoming Dublin Flea Christmas Cracker Market

in the John Player Factory 11th -13th December 2015! x

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Trip down memory lane today thanks to a Tweet and Facebook post from Mirrorpix 🙂

On this day: 24th November 1969 Irish fashion designer Cyril Cullen

with models Mai Power & Anna Andreucetti wearing some of his knitted creations

August 2014


As Part of National Heritage week, we are offering half price tours of Farney Castle daily from 23-30th of August 2014.

See link on logo above for more details

secaucas ireland show

We are excited, once again, to be exhibiting our unique knitwear & porcelain designs at  Ireland Show Secaucus from APRIL 26TH – 29TH, 2014, at EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL, SECAUCUS, NEW JERSEY, USA. See link above for more details.

January 2014


We are  exhibiting our handmade, Irish knitwear & porcelain at Showcase in the RDS, at stand F27 in the balcony Enterprise zone from the 19th to 22nd January.

We have been exhibitors at Showcase since it began, 38 years ago and we look forward to meeting existing and new buyers every year. Stop by our stand to see our exciting new designs.

December 2013


Visit our stand at ‘Handmade Christmas at the O2’ in

London on the 13th, 14th & 15th of December 2013.

 See www.handmadechristmas.co.uk for more details.

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Ho! Ho! Ho!     Christmas is only around the corner!

These porcelain decorations are perfect for your tree.

They are wonderfully unique, Irish made gifts too 🙂

Come to Farney Castle for lots more quality gift ideas.




In Between Angels and Animals by Emily Cullen

Newly launched ‘In Between Angels and Animals’ poetry collection

by Emily Cullen now available to buy at Farney Castle shop.


We will be showcasing our parian porcelain designs at the renowned Ireland Show Secauscus from 20th to 23rd of April.

Visit us at Suite 501 at The Embassy Suites Hotel in Secaucus, New Jersey, USA.

For more details see http://www.irelandshowsecaucus.com/


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Watch Cyril present his adorable Easter bunny designs on QVC USA and shop online at QVC.com. See link below for video


March 2013

Cyril and his youngest daughter, Margot are getting ready to head over to the USA for the QVC Saint Patrick’s Day show which is broadcast live on the 17th of March for 18 hours. Both Cyril and Margot will present their designs, along with a small group of other Irish designers and makers, to millions of viewers worldwide. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh


QVC order 2013!!

Image above: Cyril stands beside the 2013 order for QVC before it was shipped!Each & every piece was 100% designed, hand made and packaged at Farney Castle, Ireland.

February 2013

 In February,  we celebrate the arrival of longer, brighter days and the early signs of Spring. These new flower bud inspired vases are perfect for your Springtime posies and come in a range of four pastel colours – duck-egg blue, cottage rose pink, fair green and primrose yellow.

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January 2013

We will be at stand F20 in The Enterprise Zone at Showcase this year.

Pop by and have a look at our exciting new designs.

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Christmas 2012

Cyril Cullen Porcelain crib set

The Cullen family are in the midst of preparations for the Christmas Season! We recommend this exquisite handmade porcelain crib set, designed & made at Farney Castle. It is the perfect unique gift for a loved one.

 Cyril Cullen appeared on QVC in the USA on Saint Patrick’s Day 2012

A Cyril Cullen contemporary porcelain tea set was selected to feature in the Crafts Council Of Ireland’s exhibition space at The National Crafts & Design Fair recently held at the RDS, Dublin. We are also looking forward to exhibiting new Cyril Cullen creations in both knitwear and porcelain at Showcase 2012 this coming January. See you there!

Cyril Cullen Fashion Show & Retrospective at the Shelbourne Hotel in May 2010

Irish designer, Cyril Cullen celebrated his 50th year in business as a knitwear designer last year. Last week, Cyril showed his handmade Irish porcelain Collection at Showcase 2011 in the RDS in Dublin. Cyril’s designs include tabletop ware, vases, candlesticks and wine carafes, religious items, large sculptural figurines and small collectibles. This year, Cyril launched The Wedding Collection – a selection of wedding favours, a wedding bell, his award-winning ‘wedding couple’ champagne flutes and decorative cake top figurines.