Brogues and Shoes – What’s in a name? We all know what shoes are but for anyone of a non-Irish background the term “Brogues” might be a little puzzling. In the Irish language, […]

Brogues and Shoes – What’s in a name?


It is now sixty years since A.T. Lucas published his comprehensive paper Footwear in Ireland in the Journal of the County Louth Archaeological Society Vol. XIII, No. 4. His classification of Irish footwear […]

Lucas Type 5 – Brogue