Wild by Water to represent LEO Dublin City in the ‘Local Enterprise Village' at the National Ploughing Championships September 2017

Launched by An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald T.D. and Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen, T.D., the Local Enterprise Village will offer start-ups and small businesses the opportunity to showcase their products and services to the 280,000 visitors expected to attend the 3 day event.

From the 19th to 21st September, the ‘Local Enterprise Village,’ will be home to 31 diverse small businesses from all over the country. Managed and funded by the Local Enterprise Offices, including LEO Dublin City, the Enterprise Village offers these small businesses a once in a lifetime opportunity to launch new products and services.

LEO Dublin City is delighted to have Wild by Water represent them at the Local Enterprise Village. Designing and producing funky, functional and fashionable bags featuring images of Irish coastal and waterside environments, Wild by Waters designs are lifestyle driven for outdoor adventurers who spend their time exploring the natural beauty of the world around them. Featuring images of photographs from Irish coastal, waterside and flora, Wild by Water use sustainable, water tight and rainproof material to design their day sacks, backpacks and clutches. Recycled fabrics and materials are also used where possible. www.wildbywater.com

Wild by Water Local Enterprise Village 2017

Greg Swift, Head of Local Enterprise Office Dublin City believes “Wild by Water is an excellent representation of the growing design and craft sector in Dublin City. Sisters Jacki and Nicole have taken their passion for design and sustainability and created beautiful bags depicting the Irish countryside at its finest. With the support of LEO Dublin City, Wild by Water continues to develop and build on its success nationally and internationally in Europe, the UK and the US.

The Enterprise Village not only offers Wild by Water a terrific opportunity to reach a broader customer base and increase their profile, it offers their customers the chance to meet the faces behind the Wild by Water brand and support their growing business.”

According to Nicole McKenna "Wild by Water is delighted to be representing LEO Dublin City at the Ploughing Championship and to have the opportunity to showcase our products at the Enterprise Village. Our brand is all about nature and the environment and what better place to bring it than the heart of Ireland, and heart of the Irish countryside."

More information on the supports available through the Local Enterprise Office Dublin City is available at www.localenterprise.ie/DublinCity.

The 86th Annual National Ploughing Championships run from September 19th to 21st at Screggan, Tullamore, Co. Offaly with tickets on sale through www.npa.ie.