Sybil Connolly, the designer who popularised Irish linen and tweed, will be celebrated this week

A special event will feature fashion designers in conversation

Irish designer Sybil Connolly with one of her dress designs on a model at her Dublin fashion house in 1965. Photo: Terry Fincher

Bairbre Power

Designer, innovator and entrepreneur Sybil Connolly will forever be remembered as the couturier who made Irish linen fashionable.