30 Nov 2021

Portwest have launched a new leisure range which is now available in Rathwood

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Bloom padded jacket

Portwest have launched a new range of leisure wear which will be available in the Portwest stockist Rathwood in Tullow, Carlow.

The brand is known for designing outdoor leisurewear that is practical and comfortable yet stylish. This Irish company is the nation’s favourite name in outdoor clothing and have designed clothing for over 100 years.

Their expert knowledge of outdoor leisure wear contributes to the excellent quality of Portwest clothing.

The collection hints at current trends but traditionally has that timeless Portwest feel. The designs are based on the need for suitable clothing for Irelands unpredictable weather, hence durability, comfort and high performance being key elements. 

The 2018/19 collection includes a wider range of colours, styles and better fit. Some highlights include the Bloom Padded Jacket which has been re-shaped especially for this collection, eight different styles in ladies’ fleeces and gorgeous new designs in accessories.

Portwest’s new leisure wear is top of the range in terms of their advanced technology. The new elements of technology integrated into the pieces provide a high level of protection for the wearer.

Features include Insul-Tec, a fleeced material with an anti-pill finish keeping the garment looking and feeling like new, Waterproof ratings rangingfrom 3k to 15k for waterproof level and Ventron, a specially treated fabric that is waterproof, windproof and breathable.

Additional practical technologies in the new collection are Wicking, a process which allows moisture to be drawn away from the skin, Quick dry, which enables moisture to evaporate allowing the wearer to dry quicker, Waterproof zips and Flatlock seams.

Portwest offer a full range of leisure wear for men, women, and children along with hats, gloves, hiking accessories and outdoor water sports gear. 

They are a family run business based in Westport, County Mayo. Portwest are Irelands leading designers and manufacturers of not only outdoor leisure wear but Health and Safety, Personal Protective Equipment and Work Wear. A very successful company which has seen turnover soar from €10 to €100 million since 2010. Being well known worldwide, Portwest have customers from the deserts of Dubai to the Panama Canal.

Check out the new range in Rathwood, Tullow and the brand is available nationwide in selected retailers and online at

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