When three friends with many years of experience in the building trade decided to set up their own business, it made sense to stick with something they knew. The result was ARC Building Products, founded in 2006 by Martin Nolan, David Orr and Fergal Simpson to supply building chemicals, such as tile adhesives, silicon sealants,… Read more “”

Mothercare Ireland was opened in 1992 by David Ward as an owner-managed franchise for Mothercare, the babes-to-adult retailer, with just one store in Dublin. Today it has fourteen – six in Dublin and one each in Waterford, Cork, Tralee, Limerick, Galway, Newbridge, Dundalk and Drogheda. Getting stock, most of which comes from Mothercare UK, to… Read more “”

Not many DIYers who pick up a paint brush ever give a moment’s thought to how their chosen colour reached their retailer. But for Cavan based Fleetwood Paints, distribution hasn’t always left them in the pink. Fleetwood Paints is a 100% Irish-owned company and was founded in the early 1970s. Today it employs more than… Read more “”

Michael Yore
AppliancesDelivered

As the name suggests, delivery is at the heart of our business. The goal of AppliancesDelivered.ie is to change the way people shop for appliances in Ireland. Providing an exceptional delivery service which is faster, cheaper and easier, is central to the brand. The Pallet Network was instrumental in giving customers fast delivery, coupled with… Read more “”

Stephen Frazer

Recently in the Hudson Bay Hotel Athlone, Applied Concepts Ltd which is a company based in Kinnitty village founded by local man Mark Clendennen in 2010 was recognised and awarded as the Best Emerging Business in the Midlands region. This particular award recognises emerging enterprises with the best growth potential and the ability to create… Read more “”

Mark Clendennen

Michael Brennan started out selling giftware as Michael Brennan Giftware, and when in 1983, he added cane furniture, Creative Cane was born. Now, trade has come full circle to include basketware, ceramics, lighting and giftware, with cane furniture accounting for 5% of sales. As a 100% wholesaler, Dublin-based Creative Cane supplies companies such as Woodies… Read more “”

Michael Brennan

The Pallet Network (Ireland)