If there is one item that every woman needs in their luggage during her visit to Ireland, it would be a waterproof jacket. No matter where you’re planning to go in Ireland, if your destination has more than 150+ days of rain per year then you should be covered up, literally.
While it’s tempting just to go out and buy the first thing you can find that says “waterproof” on it – there are actually things (insulation, breathability, durability, features, price, comfort, etc. ) you should consider before making a purchase. Therefore, today we thought we’d share our favourite best women’s waterproof jackets to buy in Ireland.
- 0.1 Columbia Women’s Powder Lite™ Mid Down Jacket:
- 0.2 Columbia Women’s Bugaboo™ II Fleece Interchange Jacket:
- 0.3 Helly-Hansen Women’s Long Belfast Winter Jacket:
- 0.4 The North Face Quest Jacket Women:
- 0.5 Columbia Carson Pass II Jacket:
- 0.6 Rab Kangri GTX Women’s Jacket:
- 0.7 Regatta Women’s Oklahoma VI Hooded Walking Jacket:
- 0.8 Portwest Women’s Carla Rain Jacket:
- 0.9 Columbia Women’s Carson Pass™ InterChange Jacket:
- 0.10 Women’s Kangri GORE-TEX® Jacket:
- 0.11 Mountain Equipment Women’s Makalu GORE-TEX® Jacket:
- 0.12 Salewa Puez Aqua Powertex Jacket:
- 0.13 Helly Hansen W Adore Insulated Rain Coat:
- 0.14 Columbia Pardon My Trench Jacket:
- 1 The Takeaway:
Columbia Women’s Powder Lite™ Mid Down Jacket:
Starting From: €149,99
This lightweight waterproof Columbia Women’s Powder Lite™ Mid Down Jacket features Omni-Heat thermal reflective lining to trap your body heat. Omni-Heat reflective technology traps your own body heat to keep you warm, layering it over a fleece to keep you warm even on the chilliest days.
The powder Lite™ Jacket is waterproof and seam-sealed; the water-resistant fabric repels water from the outside and is durable enough for adventuring in Ireland. From the beach to a ski resort in Ireland, this women’s waterproof jacket will keep you warm and dry.
Columbia Women’s Bugaboo™ II Fleece Interchange Jacket:
Starting From: €118,99
This beautiful women’s waterproof jacket comes in three main colours: plum, stone green, dark nocturnal, lapis blue. Moreover, there are many sizes available, like from small to X-large and even 3X-large for our heavy friends. Like all other Columbia jackets, this one too is of high quality. The jacket has a removable and adjustable hood to go with your mood. With Omni-Tech™ waterproof/breathable technology, Columbia Women’s Bugaboo™ II Fleece Interchange Jacket is the best out there for your Ireland hiking adventures.
Helly-Hansen Women’s Long Belfast Winter Jacket:
Starting From: €170
Soft, supple fabric and an athletic fit create a stylish, feminine look that’s perfect for springtime showers or the winter drizzle of Ireland. This women’s waterproof jacket is made up of 100% Polyester and 100% Polyamide. You can feel relaxed once inside this jacket, as it is entirely windproof as well.Moreover, it offers a lot of colours from Utility Green to Baby Trooper, Sparrow Grey, and Ebony.
This waterproof jacket is also highly insulated, breathable, and windproof. The best uses for this jacket are during the winters or while travelling to an urban area. You can adjust its cuffs and hood according to your desire. The Helly-Hansen Women’s Long Belfast Jacket costs you around € 170.00.
The North Face Quest Jacket Women:
Starting From: €110
These women’s waterproof jackets are found in colours like red/orange, grey/black, blue and offer sizes from small to X-large to even 3X-large. The jacket is waterproof, pretty breathable, and wind-resistant. 100% Polyester is used in the making, and its zips are pretty easy to slide up and down. You won’t feel any problem.
It also features two zip pockets on both sides with a fixed hood and cuffs. The Seam Sealed two- and three-layer DryVentTM technology is used in the making and is best for hiking. The North Face Quest Women Jacket will cost you around $90 to $100.
Columbia Carson Pass II Jacket:
Starting From: €199.99
The Columbia Jackets really have a firm grip on creating some of the best women’s waterproof jackets in Ireland. You can expect the size from small to X-large. This jacket is Omni-Heat™ thermal reflective and insulated. Features comforting cuffs and hood and are Omni-Tech™ waterproof/breathable critically seam sealed.
Columbia Carson Pass II Jacket has colours like Olive green, chalk, and black. You can expect to pay around 199 for this Columbia Carson Pass II Jacket.
Rab Kangri GTX Women’s Jacket:
Starting From: €370
This jacket can be used anywhere and anytime. It is entirely waterproof and wind-resistant. It is pretty lightweight, so you won’t have to bear the burden of carrying its weight around. The hardwearing 70D GORE-TEX® is used to make this women’s waterproof jacket to stand Irish chillish winter.
The Rab Kangri GTX Women’s Jacket is suitable for hiking purposes and is generally used that way. Expect to pay around $100 to $110 for the Rab Women’s Downpour Plus Jacket.
Regatta Women’s Oklahoma VI Hooded Walking Jacket:
Starting From: €120
The Regatta raincoat for women is mainly found in the blue colour. It has taped seams and is entirely water-resistant. Offers a rounded hem and is pretty detailed. It is the best choice for those women who are looking for more in less. Regatta Women’s Oklahoma VI Hooded Walking jacket not only affordable but stylish and fit for Irish chilli mountains.
Portwest Women’s Carla Rain Jacket:
Starting From: €75
This Portwest women’s jacket is best suitable for ladies who want something functional yet stylish for everyday rain protection. Portwest Women’s Carla Rain Jacket features softshell protection plus adjustable hood.
The jacket is available in five different colours from black, navy/black, and charcoal to blue, jade, and rose. Furthermore, this is a pretty affordable and inexpensive option for day to day Irish unpredictable weather. Pretty much all sizes are available ranging from 8 to 24. With this Portwest women’s waterproof jacket, you don’t have to worry about being fashionable in even heavy downpours.
Columbia Women’s Carson Pass™ InterChange Jacket:
Starting From: € 239,99
Yet again, Columbia, with another of its excellent products, takes the spotlight here, as this jacket provides many colours to choose from like elk, black, and dark nocturnal. This jacket comes in sizes from small to XX-large.
It is designed in such a way that it keeps its user pretty warm by his own body heat. It is entirely water-resistant and wind-resistant and is Omni-Heat™ thermal reflective. 2 zipped pockets on both sides, the Columbia Women’s Carson Pass™ InterChange Jacket costs around € 239,99. Although expensive, the jacket is one of the best out there in the market offering multiple functions and comfortable wear.
Women’s Kangri GORE-TEX® Jacket:
Starting From: €370
The Kangri Women’s Waterproof jacket provides 3-layer protection for its users. Its best use is for hiking mountains in Dublin, and you can also use it for general purposes. The jacket is made up of reused materials and is completely windproof and water-resistant.
You can expect it in colours like blue, black, crimson, and heather. The sizes are available from small to X-large. You can also adjust the hood according to your wish. So, what is stopping you? Buy the Women’s Kangri GORE-TEX® Jacket for around €370.
Mountain Equipment Women’s Makalu GORE-TEX® Jacket:
Starting From: €329.99
The jacket is made of 100% reused fabric and 100% Polyester. You can easily adjust its hood and cuffs. It can be bought in all colours from black to cosmos and red. Also, sizes from small to large and even 3X-large can be found in this jacket.
This women’s waterproof jacket is also wind-resistant to the fullest and features pockets on both sides with zip closure type. Extremely breathable and eco-friendly material is used in the making. The Mountain Equipment Women’s Makalu GORE-TEX Jacket is around $270 to $300 in the original price.
Salewa Puez Aqua Powertex Jacket:
Starting From: €100
The Salewa Puez Aqua Powertex Jacket is available in sizes ranging from small to large on the main websites. You can also adjust its cuffs and hood and 2 zipped pockets on both sides. The jacket is lightweight, water-resistant, wind-resistant, and pretty sustainable in harsh weather.
The jacket provides a 2.5 layer of extra protection and a zip closure. It is highly suitable for hiking purposes, and they are breathable and very sustainable in brutal temperatures.
Helly Hansen W Adore Insulated Rain Coat:
Starting From: €175 to €205
Best suited in black colour, Helly Hansen is back again with another of its masterpieces, the Helly Hansen W Adore Insulated Rain Coat. The jacket comes in all sizes, from small to large and sometimes XX-large for our fatty Irish brothers. The jacket provides HELLY TECH® Performance and is made up of 100% Polyamide.
The jacket is highly waterproof, wind-resistant, and highly breathable. The material used in the making is pretty eco-friendly and is in demand nowadays. You will have to pay around
Sale price €175 to €205 for the product.
Columbia Pardon My Trench Jacket:
Starting From: €74,99 – €149,99
The Columbia Pardon My Trench jacket is another one of the quality products that Columbia provides. With colours like canyon sun, the jacket is 100% water-resistant. The available sizes are from small to XX-large. This women’s waterproof jacket is pretty good looking and costs around €74,99 – €149,99.
With this list, we’re sure you’ll find something suitable for your next adventure in Ireland. All the above-mentioned women’s waterproof jackets are breathable, windproof, and stylish to ladies who don’t want to compromise on their style and comfort. If you have other women’s rain gear in mind, don’t be shy to share with us in the comment section.