About Us

The James Trading Group

The James Trading Group has been serving the United States and Canada since 1989. We are a manufacturer and distributor of Irish clothing and goods, with exclusive rights to a wide variety of high quality speciality goods such as Guinness Official Licensed Merchandise, unique Irish Jewelry, Croker authentic Irish apparel, Walton’s Irish Musical instruments and music publications, as well as a great selection of Irish gifts for every occasion.


is a worldwide brand synonymous with Ireland. With recognition throughout every part of the world, it truly is a global brand. The Guinness name is always associated with quality, style and heritage, which makes it a perfect brand for clothing and merchandise. The Guinness name has long been closely tied with sports, from Irish national sports to a worldwide association with rugby. We manufacture a wide range of Guinness clothing, including sportswear and casual clothing. This range is developing and extending all the time. The Guinness name while synonymous with Ireland, has a style all of its own, and makes for a great product to stock in your store. Whether Irish related or not, the Guinness name transcends all borders and tastes. It truly is a household name.

Croker Irish Clothing:

The James Trading Group is known for bringing quality Irish garments to the US market for over 20 years. As an Irish Company, based in New York, we understand how to bring the best of the Irish and European fashion culture to our strong Irish American Heritage. The result is a line that is truly different. The Croker Brand combines unique Irish designs with high quality fabrics to achieve a distinct range of superior Irish clothing.

The Croker Family consists of:

Croker Tradition—Authentic Irish Clothing Steeped in Culture
Croker Sport—Worn With Irish Pride
Croker Casual—Naturally Irish

Jewelry by James:

specializes in unique high quality Celtic Jewelry. Our design and sales team is located in the ‘Heart of the West of Ireland’ in County Mayo. We are ideally located along the rugged western coastline; allowing us to continuously draw inspiration from the wealth of natural beauty, tradition and folklore around us. Using our unique location and connection to the “West of Ireland” as a source of reference, we have created two design collections – ‘Clare Island Collection’: Sterling Silver and the ‘Grainne Collection’: Wedding Bands. In these collections we offer a range of individual items, including rings, pendants and earrings with design references to many of our most treasured Celtic symbolism and imagery, including the ‘Claddagh’, the ‘Celtic Cross’ and the ‘Trinity Knot’.

Walton's Irish Music:

Waltons Music has been at the forefront of Irish music since the company was founded by Martin Walton in 1922. Renowned worldwide, this huge collection of music publications, bodhráns and tin whistles will give your customers years of satisfaction and beautiful traditional music. The James Trading Group is the sole distributor of Walton's Irish Music to the US marketplace.