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Think, Spend & Support LOCAL for Christmas and beyond

ISME are asking us all to Think Local before we buy, then Spend locally and Support with recommendations and referrals, not just for the Christmas shopping period, but throughout the year. Browse our portals for consumers and businesses offering a range of products and services. By spending and supporting locally we can:

  • Support our local community
  • Reduce our carbon footprint and transport costs
  • Access products that are sustainable and traceable
  • Get quality and value for money


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Think, Spend & Support LOCAL for Christmas and beyond
We are delighted to launch it’s 2022 Shop Local campaign calling on shoppers and businesses to Think, Spend & Support…
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ISME warns of negative impact of the proposed increase to minimum wage
A living wage will come at a serious economic and social cost ISME has warned against the potential negative impact…
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ISME's Roadshows 2022 – That’s a wrap!
We have been thrilled to travel around the country with events in Dublin, Meath, Kildare, Cork, Wexford, Limerick, Roscommon and…

Download issue 19 of the bISME

In this issue our cover interview is with Sandra Pokrant, Founder & Director, Lulu + Belle talks about what being creative & dealing with business challenges. ISME's Chief Executive, Neil McDonnell looks at rising costs, cybersecurity, pensions and planning for 2023.

Read articles on How to support employees dealing with rising costs; managing your cybersecurity; alternative loan options; along with Member Features and much more.

Introducing our new Affinity programme - Automobile Services from the AA

The AA is Ireland’s leading motoring organization founded in 1910. The AA provides its members with a range of premium products and services...

ISME Members will Save 35% on Membership – €98 per vehicle exclusive offer available to ISME members, (full price of cover €283)