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“It’s great to see Irish Business uniting though ISME’s “Get Involved” campaign to support and promote each other’s online products and services to customers in Ireland and abroad. Aontacht! Strength through Unity!”

Stuart McNamara – Editor Business Ireland .ie and Director, Portmagee Whiskey, Kerry

“We here at Inis the Energy of the Sea believe in small business. It is our privilege to partner with unique shops and boutiques both in Ireland and in many other countries across the world, with our signature scent. We hope everyone takes the opportunity to purchase something special for their loved ones. Please use the Store Locator on our website to find your local stockists.”

David Cox, Fragrances Ireland, Wicklow

“Here at Kilbaha Gallery we have been so lucky to be surrounded by a wonderfully supportive community on Loop Head who have always made shopping local a priority. Throughout Covid, although our doors were firmly closed, our business was actively trading online and the support we received nationally in Ireland from people prioritising Irish purchases was outstanding. This was wonderful for us as a gallery but also the benefits of which were felt right through to the homes of the artists themselves who were delighted to be able to continue producing and selling truly great art and bringing a smile to homes throughout the country. Shopping locally and within Ireland produces a very important ripple effect to the local economy.”

Liz Greehy of Kilbaha Gallery in Loop Head, Clare

 

“Here at Lensmen, we are proudly supporting this Shop Local campaign as it is important to support SME all year round. We believe that you should back your own, and we do that by supporting small businesses and services across Ireland.”

Susan Kennedy, Managing Director, Lensmen, Dublin.

“Encouraging consumers to shop local is vital for protecting and promoting jobs and growing communities across Ireland. The COVID pandemic has amplified the need of promoting the vital importance of consumers supporting local businesses. Astro Park is entirely behind the ISME Shop Local campaign and its goal of promoting all local businesses across the country.”

James Coghlan, Managing Director, Astropark, Dublin

“Shopping locally is the best way for Irish individuals and businesses to support the Irish economy. It boosts employment, reduces our carbon footprint and has a massive multiplier effect on the local economy.”

Anne Reilly, CEO Paycheck Plus, Louth

“Here at The Shed Distillery of PJ Rigney, the local community is at the heart of everything we do here. We could never have created The Shed Distillery & Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin without the local community support, that is why we will always support local”

P J Rigney, Founder & Managing Director, The Shed Distillery Drushanbo, Leitrim

“Now, more than ever before, it is important to support your local businesses. We have all been through difficult times, in so many different ways, together, over the past eighteen months, so lets contribute together in the recovery of our local businesses and enterprises. We need them and they need you.”

John Gleeson, Director, Radius Technologies, Cork, Waterford & Dublin

“Studio Donegal has been passed on to a second generation of the Donaghy family. We know that when you shop local you are investing in the future of your local community and its economy.”

Tristan Donaghy, Owner, Studio Donegal, Kilcar, Co. Donegal