Collins’s slippers to feature on new range of gift items

National Museum to sell range of gifts based on footwear of Irish revolutionary that has caused stir on social media

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
28th February, 2021
Collins’s slippers to feature on new range of gift items
The revolutionary Michael Collins slippers

The National Museum of Ireland plans to roll out a range of gift products based on blue wolf slippers owned by Michael Collins, the Irish revolutionary.

The products will include socks, T-shirts and tote bags, which will launch next week, while the museum is also considering actually reproducing the slippers themselves.

Collins’s ownership of a pair of vivid blue slippers, bearing a stylised wolf’s head logo, caused a stir on social media last week, inspiring...

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