Handmade Footwear Since 1936

Our History

Blackthorn Shoes can trace it’s history back to 1911¬†when Matthew Connolly founded a shoe and leather importing company. Following on from the success of this venture he established a footwear manufacturing company in Dundalk, Ireland in 1936, selling internationally.

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Blackthorn Shoes is still a Connolly family business. Over 100 years of shoemaking knowledge is constantly used to deliver premium products to our customers.

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