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Published on October 11, 2023Mr Sports Gift
Mr. Sports Gift: Personalised Sports Gifts That Score Big on Shop in Ireland In the world of sports enthusiasts, finding the perfect gift can be a real game-changer. That's where Mr. Sports Gift comes into play. With over a year of successful operations on Shop in Ireland, this dynamic business is changing the way sports fans express their passion for their favorite teams and athletes through personalised sports gifts. A Sporting Start Mr. Sports Gift was born out of a passion for sports and the desire to bring unique, personalised sports gifts to fellow enthusiasts. The business owner recognized the need for a platform that would allow them to reach a broader audience while connecting with like-minded individuals. Shop in Ireland proved to be the perfect arena for this sporting venture. The Winning Lineup Mr. Sports Gift has quickly become a fan favorite on Shop in Ireland, thanks to its impressive product lineup. Among their best-selling offerings are: Medal Boards For the champions and record-breakers, Mr. Sports Gift offers custom medal boards. These beautifully crafted boards allow athletes to proudly display their hard-earned medals in style. Engraved Hurleys Gaelic games are at the heart of Irish sports culture, and Mr. Sports Gift knows how to pay homage. Their engraved hurleys are a testament to craftsmanship and passion for the game. Engraved Match Details Commemorate the most memorable sporting moments with personalised engraved match details. These pieces serve as timeless reminders of epic victories and unforgettable matches. A Sporting Vision Looking ahead, Mr. Sports Gift has ambitious plans for the future. They aim to continue their growth and reach an even wider audience. In a world where consumers are more budget-conscious than ever, Mr. Sports Gift understands the importance of offering high-quality gifts at reasonable prices. Shop in Ireland: The Perfect Teammate Mr. Sports Gift's journey on Shop in Ireland has been a testament to the platform's professionalism and support. Navigating the needs of numerous vendors can be challenging, but Shop in Ireland has proven to be up to the task. Their dedication to excellence has made a significant difference in the lives of businesses like Mr. Sports Gift. Scoring Big with Mr. Sports Gift In a world where sports bring people together, Mr. Sports Gift stands as a shining example of a business that combines passion, craftsmanship, and a dedication to customer satisfaction. Their personalised sports gifts are a unique way for sports lovers to showcase their devotion to their favorite teams and athletes. So, whether it's a medal board, an engraved hurley, or a personalised match detail plaque, Mr. Sports Gift is here to help you celebrate your love for sports in style. Visit their Shop in Ireland store today and become a part of the sporting revolution!
Published on September 21, 2023Louise's Sensory Boxes
Connecting Through Sensory Delights: Louise's Sensory Boxes on Shop In Ireland Hello, lovely readers! Today, we share with you the story of Louise Gartland and her thriving business, Louise's Sensory Boxes. If you're looking for sensory resources and curated sensory boxes designed to meet specific sensory needs, you're in for a treat! A Sensory Wonderland Louise's Sensory Boxes is a business that specialises in providing a wide range of sensory resources and carefully curated sensory boxes. Whether you're seeking products to stimulate visual senses, wooden toys for tactile exploration, or simply looking for a unique gift idea, Louise has it all. The Journey Begins Louise embarked on her journey as a vendor on Shop In Ireland in May 2021. Her motivation was clear – she wanted to connect with customers across the entire island of Ireland, offering them the opportunity to access high-quality sensory products and resources. Top-Selling Sensations Since joining Shop In Ireland, Louise has seen success, thanks to her top-selling products. These include the Dark Den Light Box, Fidget Boxes, and Tactile Boxes, all designed to engage and captivate the senses. More than Just Boxes Louise's offerings go beyond pre-curated boxes. She also provides individual products such as visual resources and wooden toys, allowing customers to choose items that perfectly align with their unique sensory needs and preferences. [caption id="attachment_1127602" align="alignnone" width="526"] Louise’s Sensory Boxes[/caption] The Future of Sensory Delights Looking ahead, Louise has big plans for her Shop In Ireland store. She aspires to offer a bespoke service, crafting personalised sensory boxes to suit individual needs. This personalised touch is sure to elevate the sensory experience for her customers. A Heartfelt Recommendation When asked about her experience with Shop In Ireland, Louise said she wholeheartedly recommends the platform to both buyers and sellers, emphasising the wide range of products available from vendors across Ireland. Supporting local businesses has never been easier or more delightful. [caption id="attachment_1127601" align="alignnone" width="526"] Louise’s Sensory Boxes[/caption] Making a Difference Shop In Ireland has provided Louise with incredible opportunities to increase brand awareness in the Republic of Ireland (ROI). Moreover, she has fostered invaluable connections within the Shop In Ireland community, building a network of like-minded individuals who share her passion for sensory experiences. In conclusion, Louise's Sensory Boxes on Shop In Ireland is more than just a business; it's a sensory journey waiting to be explored. Whether you're looking for thoughtful gifts, educational resources, or simply seeking to support local businesses, Louise's offerings are a sensory delight. So, why wait? Dive into the world of sensory wonders today, and don't forget to check out Louise's Sensory Boxes on Shop In Ireland for a truly unique shopping experience. https://www.shopinireland.ie/store/louise-s-sensory-boxes/
Published on September 11, 2023Olivia O'Carra - Oil Painting
My Art Journey: From Galleries to Online Success with Shop In Ireland Art has always been my passion, and I've been selling my original oil paintings for years, primarily through galleries. However, in February 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced galleries to close, pushing me to explore online selling. That's when I discovered Shop In Ireland. Let's delve into my journey, my best-selling works, and what the future holds. A New Chapter with Shop In Ireland: As galleries shut their doors, I sought a new way to share my art. Shop In Ireland emerged as the perfect solution for small Irish businesses like mine. It offered a broader audience and the personal touch that makes art special. Top-Selling Artworks: Bluebell Woods Paintings: The enchanting Killarney bluebell woods have been a recurring theme in my art, drawing admirers with their vibrant colors and serene charm. Still Waters and Reflections: The tranquility of still waters and the captivating reflections they create have become a hallmark of my work, invoking peace and contemplation. Children Portraits: Capturing the innocence and joy of children has always been a source of inspiration, bringing smiles to many homes. Custom Pieces for Special Occasions: My custom paintings have found their way into retirement celebrations, presentations, and cherished moments, making them truly unique Future Goals: Looking ahead, my plans involve refining my online and direct selling mix, a strategy that has proven successful. Additionally, I'm eager to participate in more art exhibitions, including the upcoming Art Source event at Cork City Hall. Why Shop In Ireland: As a buyer and a seller, their exceptional support and efficiency stand out. It's more than just a marketplace; it's a supportive community for small Irish businesses. Shop In Ireland has redefined online shopping, offering a personal connection for both buyers and sellers. My transition from galleries to the digital world through Shop In Ireland has been a remarkable journey. It has shown me the vast potential of online art sales while preserving the personal connection that makes art special. As I continue to create and share my art with the world, I'm thankful for the platform that has made it all possible. Whether you're an art lover or an artist seeking new horizons, I highly recommend Shop In Ireland as a hub where creativity thrives and connections are made.
Published on June 21, 2023Keepsakes by Georgy
Keepsakes by Georgy: Celebrating Precious Moments In a world where memories fade but the love we hold dear never does, Georgy has found a way to capture the essence of cherished moments and transform them into something tangible and everlasting. Meet Georgy, the talented artist and entrepreneur behind Keepsakes by Georgy, a business that specialises in creating Breastmilk Jewellery DNA and Memorial Keepsakes. Since 2021, Georgy has been selling her extraordinary creations on ShopinIreland.ie, a platform that has played a significant role in spreading the word about her unique offerings. When Georgy first started selling on Shop in Ireland, she quickly realised that it was an effective way to reach out to a wider audience and connect with potential clients. The platform provided her with the visibility she needed to showcase her products and services, allowing her business to be discovered by individuals who were searching for heartfelt keepsakes to commemorate their most treasured moments. Among the impressive range of offerings from Keepsakes by Georgy, two products stand out as the best sellers: the Breastmilk rings and cremation ashes pendants. These exceptional pieces encapsulate the emotions and memories associated with motherhood and the loss of loved ones, allowing individuals to carry a part of their journey with them wherever they go. With exquisite craftsmanship and attention to detail, Georgy has touched the hearts of many, creating tangible reminders of the love and bond shared with their dear ones. Looking toward the future, Georgy has ambitious plans to extend her business and introduce new products and services that she has been diligently working on. With her keen eye for innovation and a passion for creating meaningful keepsakes, she aims to elevate her business to new heights. By continuously expanding her offerings, Georgy seeks to provide more options for individuals to commemorate their special moments and find solace in the tangible reminders of their loved ones. Georgy highly recommends Shop in Ireland as a platform for connecting with clients and fellow sellers. Through this online marketplace, she has not only found a way to reach her target audience but has also formed valuable connections within the community. The support and camaraderie shared among sellers have helped her grow both personally and professionally, creating a network of like-minded individuals who are passionate about their craft. Shop in Ireland has undeniably made a significant difference in Georgy's life and business. By featuring her products on the platform, her business gained visibility on Google searches, attracting the attention of people from all walks of life. The exposure has enabled her to share her unique creations with a wider audience, bringing joy, comfort, and solace to those in search of precious mementos. As Georgy's journey continues, so does her dedication to creating extraordinary keepsakes that capture the essence of life's most precious moments. Through her unwavering commitment to her craft, she remains steadfast in her mission to provide solace, comfort, and joy to individuals seeking to honor and remember their loved ones. With Keepsakes by Georgy, the memories that hold a special place in our hearts can now be cherished forever. Store page:https://www.shopinireland.ie/store/keepsakes-by-georgy/
Published on April 19, 2023𝐓𝐫𝐢𝐛𝐞𝐬 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬
Marguerite Tonery is a native of Galway City and initially studied biochemistry at university and then returned to university to study psychology, and in particular, the psychology of health. In addition to this, she has taught classes in meditative practice to groups of people while still studying at university and beyond. Marguerite is also the author of the Kapheus series of children's book (8-12 years) and Covid Monster's Visit (0-6 years). She is the owner of Tribes Press and Tribes Art House in Galway. Tribes Press, based in Galway City is Irelands’ first multi-lingual book publisher, and Buaiteoirí Seirbhísí ag an nGradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2022 (Bi-lingual Business Award). Our winning formula is our commitment to providing a personal and high-quality publishing service to give our authors the best possible chance of success in a tough marketplace. Tribes Press is an earth conscious book publisher committed to using papers that are sustainably sourced from manufacturers with EU Ecolabel certification and FSC® and PEFC chain of custody certification.
Published on April 05, 2023Donagh Bees
My name is Abdul and I am from Carndonagh. My store is Donagh Bees. I have lived here now for five years. My story began in Syria my country of birth. I left Syria due to the war, with my then pregnant wife. We travelled overland to Turkey then Greece then to Ireland. This is now my home. We are a family of five, three children myself and my wife. My family were beekeepers and my father still keeps bees in Hama in Syria. So I decided that this is my future that bees will help me on my journey to support my family and I will help them to support our environment. I now have 45 beehives and many different types of hives. I hope to help to bring about a change in how we look at the wonderful bee because without it mankind would not survive. Like man, the bee likes a warm dry place to live, and I will do my best to help provide this. So, I have begun the journey to build homes for bees. I am very aware that over the last few decades there has been a huge decline in the insect population mainly due to mankind not respecting mother nature and using chemicals to destroy the food these insects need for their survival. We don’t even produce the food we eat locally anymore; this is transported overland for thousands of kilometers adding to the destruction of our environment. It is now time we did our own little bit to stop climate change and protect this land for the benefit of future generations. But I cannot do this without your help. I need you to help us protect our countryside and let plants grow so the bees and insects have food. Do not use insecticides and herbicides such a roundup etc; buy locally grown food and if at all possible, grow your own. Let’s have lots of conversations about how my bees can help you and our family live in a landscape full of the colour of flowers and herbs. Lets stop shipping now from the other side of the world and eat that which the bees give us here. Let's start this journey together. My future plans are to continue expanding my beekeeping business and promoting the importance of bees and their role in our ecosystem. I hope to provide more people with access to locally sourced, high-quality honey products while also creating a positive impact on the environment. I also plan to focus on sustainability and work towards reducing the use of harmful chemicals in farming and food production. By raising awareness about the importance of bees, I hope to inspire more people to take action and protect our natural resources for future generations. In addition, I aim to offer educational programs and workshops to help people learn about beekeeping and the benefits of locally sourced products. My hope is that by sharing my knowledge and passion for beekeeping, I can encourage more people to take an interest in this important and fascinating industry. I believe that with hard work and dedication, I can achieve these goals and make a positive impact on both my community and the environment. Thank you for your support in this . I highly recommend Shop In Ireland for anyone looking to support local businesses and find high-quality, locally sourced products. As a proud member of the Shop In Ireland community, I have found that this platform provides a great way for people to discover and connect with a diverse range of businesses across the country. Not only does Shop In Ireland support small and independent businesses, but it also helps to promote sustainable and eco-friendly practices. By choosing to shop locally, we can reduce our carbon footprint and support the growth of local economies. As a beekeeper and local honey producer, I am especially grateful for the support I have received from the Shop In Ireland community. By connecting with customers through this platform, I have been able to share my passion for beekeeping and locally sourced products with more people than ever before. Overall, I believe that Shop In Ireland is a great way to support the local community, find unique products, and make a positive impact on the environment. If you are looking for a way to shop more sustainably and support small businesses in Ireland, I highly recommend giving Shop In Ireland a try. I am so grateful for the positive impact that Shop In Ireland has had on my life. As a small business owner and beekeeper, I have always been passionate about promoting sustainable and locally sourced products, and Shop In Ireland has given me the opportunity to share that passion with a wider community. By joining Shop In Ireland, you have the opportunity to reach a wider audience and connect with customers who are passionate about supporting local businesses and reducing their environmental impact. You'll also have access to valuable resources and tools to help you grow your business, such as marketing support and business development advice. Visit Donagh Bees on shopinireland.ie: https://www.shopinireland.ie/store/donaghbees/
Published on February 28, 2023Littlerox
My name is Beverley from Littlerox and I sell Natural gemstone and sterling silver bracelets. I have been with Shop in Ireland since January 2021. I started selling with them as they support local small businesses. My best selling products are Fertility and Menopause bracelets. My future plans are to continue helping people with crystals. I recommend Shop in Ireland as they showcase amazing local talent. Shopinireland.ie has helped me to get my business going. Store page: https://www.shopinireland.ie/store/littlerox/
Published on February 22, 2023Cardcrafters
My name is Ann Mitchell and my business is Cardcrafters. I make handmade cards and exploding boxes for all occasions. All of my products can be custom made. I have been with Shop in Ireland since October 2020. I started selling with them as they are an Irish company. During covid the Craft Fairs that I used to attend were all closed, it made sense to go online. My best selling products would be the Wedding Boxes with the couples name on it. Baby boxes with photos and birth weight, name etc. Christmas, Easter, any special occasions. They are a real keepsake. My future plans are to keep doing what I love, working alongside my customers to create something unique and special for someone in their lives. I highly recommend Shop in Ireland as its the only one of its kind that supports all Irish businesses both small and large. There is great variety of arts and crafts in particular. It's been a wonderful platform for all Irish crafters. Shopinireland.ie has given me the opportunity to sell to people all over Ireland and the rest of the world if I wish. I would not have been able to reach that audience with local craft fairs. Store page: https://www.shopinireland.ie/store/cardcrafters/
Published on February 14, 2023ACE Maths Solution Books
I sell ACE Maths Solution Books (Junior & Leaving Certificate). I have been selling on Shop in Ireland since 2020. I started selling here as they have an excellent reputation and many customers. My best selling product is the ACE Leaving Cert Higher Level Solutions Book 2023. I hope to expand my store with more products and services. I'd recommend ShopinIreland.ie because the customer service is super. They present the products really well and show them to a wide variety of people. The website is easy to navigate. Shop in Ireland has made a difference because more parents and students have seen and indeed purchased many of my Junior and Leaving Cert Math's Solution books, as well as my Ace Study Guide 2023. It has increased my exposure to a more nationwide market. Store page: https://www.shopinireland.ie/store/ace-maths-solution-books/
Published on February 08, 2023Eddies Glass Studio
My name is Eddie Conor Byrne from Eddies Glass Studio and I create fused glass gifts that range from jewellery to home décor to personalised pieces. I also sell laser cut memorials, LED lights and keepsakes I have been selling on Shop in Ireland since 2020 when it started as a Facebook group. I started selling on ShopinIreland.ie as I wanted to get my designs out to the Irish public and also its a great platform for local crafters and sellers to reach the Irish / International audience. At Eddies Glass Studio I hope to keep pushing myself with my designs and continue teaching my glass classes to all ages. My bespoke Suncatchers, Jewellery, LED night lights, graveside memorials and glass making classes are my best selling products. I'd recommend ShopinIreland.ie because it's a fantastic platform to get your work out there in Ireland and internationally. There is a huge selection to choose from if you're looking for the right gift, treat or experience. The team are fantastic to deal with and the website is so easy to use and if you do have problems you can contact the support team. ShopinIreland.ie has made a difference to my life because before ShopinIreland.ie I was using other international platforms but it was very hard to reach the Irish public. Shop in Ireland has opened that up and now my small business is thriving and getting more and more interest in my works and classes. I would just like to say a huge thank you to all the Team at Shop in Ireland for all the help and support through the years. You don't know how much you have helped me and my business and also a huge thank you to all who supported and support my shop. Store page: https://www.shopinireland.ie/store/eddiebyrnedesigns/
Published on February 01, 2023Conor Paints Art
My name is Conor from Conor Paints Art and I create portraits and pets portraits in watercolour and pencil. I have been selling on Shop in Ireland since 2020. I started selling on Shop in Ireland as I wanted to reach a wider audience to sell my artwork. At Conor Paints Art I hope to grow my business to a full time occupation. My most popular portraits are of pets, family and Padre Pio prints. Shop in Ireland has given me a great platform to show off my art and I have received great portrait and pet portrait commissions. Store page: https://www.shopinireland.ie/store/conorpaintsart/
Published on January 23, 202337 Blackbirds Jewellery
At 37 Blackbirds Jewellery I sell artisanal silver jewellery inspired by Nature. All of my jewellery is entirely handcrafted, and many pieces are one of a kind and can't be replicated. I make earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings in contemporary, but at the same time earthy style. I have large statement pieces and dainty and elegant every day jewellery. I joined Shop in Ireland in late 2021, and I'm still wishing I had done it earlier! At 37 Blackbirds Jewellery I hope to create a new collection, challenging myself to find new designs. 💙 To reach more of the nature-inspired art-loving customers who would find my jewellery matching their style and personality. I love the idea of the marketplace for small Irish businesses, and the community spirit around it. I'm really enjoying being a part of such a vibrant group of creatives and small business owners, it's really inspiring to know that behind every single shop there is a dream. I'd recommend Shop in Ireland as it is a wonderful experience: very efficient platform and amazing support. It has boosted my confidence, inspired me to conquer new skills such as SEO (an unknown critter for me before), and gave me an opportunity to see my business from a different angle. Store page: https://www.shopinireland.ie/store/37blackbirds/
Published on January 17, 2023Púróga
I am Rebecca from Púróga and I sell Pebble Art & Pebble Art Gifts. I have been selling on Shop in Ireland since October 2020. At Púróga we’ve got loads of unique gifts for every occasion, for men and women that are sure to impress. Every pebble art creation is entirely handmade and guaranteed to have a ‘wow’ factor and whole lot of love. I set up my own creative business & liked the idea of selling my products on an online marketplace. ShopinIreland.ie is a great platform for Irish businesses to showcase their products. ShopinIreland.ie has supported my business immensely. It has helped my business grow and has a wonderful community on Facebook and a great social media presence which is fantastic for my business. Store page: https://www.shopinireland.ie/store/puroga/
Published on October 17, 2022Surnamecrest
I’m Eoin Brennan from Surnamecrest. I sell personalised wedding gifts, heraldic gifts and ceramic keepsake ornaments. I joined ShopInIreland in 2021. I could see it getting traction and wanted to reach a wider audience at home and abroad. My best-sellers are personalised mother-of-the-bride or groom compact mirrors, personalised bridal party compact mirrors and family coat of arms plaques. Going forward I want to expand my product range so that will appeal to the modern customer. ShopInIreland is great - it comes up high in search engines and it has a "feel good" factor, both from the customer's point of view and the support. It has brought customers that otherwise, I may not have.
Published on October 14, 2022Made by Michelle
I’m Michelle from Made by Michelle and I make hand-crafted jewellery, charms and decorations. I joined ShopInIreland in February 2021. I was a brand-new start up, a one-woman business and it offered me a way to show and sell my pieces. I loved the idea that all of the items on sale were made in Ireland and made locally. Help was always on hand if there was something you didn't know. I liked the fact that it had a feeling of a community and that's why I became a Shop in Ireland Ambassador. My most popular pieces are Huichol butterfly earrings, kite-shaped pendants and earrings. Going forward, I plan to continue to make affordable fashion jewellery in beautiful colours and include my Reiki and Seichem in a possible new range.
Published on October 03, 2022Rob Bee Art
We’re Robert and Berilyn Teeling from Rob Bee Art. We create and sell upcycled framed tin art. The idea of tin art started as Robert, was using scrap tin for art projects, and his first creation was the bees, hence the name Rob Bee Art. We joined ShopInIreland.ie in November 2020 and we want to encourage people to shop local and support small Irish businesses. We create a range of products and also undertake commissions to create one-off personalised items, are also very popular. Going forward we want to increase the awareness of our product and show how the products we create are a great way to recycle waste. ShopInIreland is a great way to connect not only Irish customers, but customers worldwide, with small Irish businesses. Products are of very high standards and it’s a great shopping platform. ShopInIreland has given us an opportunity to really increase our reach and get our products out to a wider audience.
Published on September 29, 2022Nichola Culleton Millinery
I’m Nichola Culleton and my business is Nichola Culleton Millinery. I joined the original Facebook group and thought it was a brilliant idea and I got some good sales. Mine was a new business and it was a great chance to bring my products to the Irish public. I joined the ShopInIreland.ie website as soon it began. Most of my products are one of a kind. In winter my felt hats are more popular, in summer it’s headpieces and fascinators. Going forward I plan to continue to sell on Shop in Ireland and to increase the number of sales by expanding my beautiful range of hats and by putting more time and effort in my social media. I absolutely love the concept of buying directly from Irish businesses. I have bought a number of different items from the site including art, balms, fairy houses, books and more and have been delighted with every single purchase. I’ve had great service, and fantastic quality items and they’ve all been great value for money. It has given me an outlet to sell my creations. It allows me to promote my products and all my sales have given me the confidence and the finances to keep creating and improving my skills. It has also made shopping for gifts for others so much easier.
Published on September 23, 2022Artnsol Creations
I’m Aurore Soleillant and my shop is Artnsol Creations. I sell knitted and crochet items, dreamcatchers and jewellery. My biggest sellers are octopus teddies, baby cardigan sets, celebrity dolls, pet teddies and Christmas and Halloween earrings. I’ve been with ShopInIreland from the beginning. I really liked the idea of supporting local businesses and showing my creations to a bigger audience. It’s really helped to get my business out there more and be able to make a living from my work. ShopInIreland is such a lovely community of crafters and little Irish businesses where you can find unique items and there is something for everyone. I’d never sold anything online before as I couldn't get the reach with my own Facebook and Instagram accounts. I went from barely selling one thing every month or every other month to now being quite busy from shopinireland and it pushed me to do more markets as I saw the support I got on the Facebook page.