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'Look for Local' campaign urges consumers to support their local businesses

Supported by Enterprise Ireland and the Local Authorities, the Look for Local campaign aims to raise awareness of the benefit of spending in your local area.

Research that was carried out as part of the first Look for Local campaign in November 2020 showed that Irish consumers were 83% more likely to look local for products and services in 2021. This campaign aims to strengthen that sentiment and to educate consumers on the domino effect that local spending has throughout their community. Every €10 spent locally on Irish products generates more than €40 of benefit to the local community in terms of employment*.

The campaign ran across the Summer on media and profiling will continue until the end of the year to help spotlight local businesses across the country and encourage people to Look for Local. For more information on the campaign go to www.LocalEnterprise.ie/LookforLocal and agencies, businesses and consumers will also be encouraged to use #LookforLocal on social media to help support the campaign.

As part of the #LookForLocal in #Leitrim campaign we are running a series of Case studies on local businesses to tell us their stories and showcase their excellent Products & Services. 

#LookForLocal Case Studies

Lichen Ceramics

Lichen Ceramics – Bairbre Kennedy

Founded in 2016 by Bairbre Kennedy, Lichen Ceramics produces beautiful Handmade stoneware ceramics which are strong, lightweight and functional.

Click HERE to read her story

Tadhg Moran

Moran’s Bike Shop – Tadhg Moran

Trading for over 50 years, Moran’s Bike Shop is Leitrim's longest established Motorcycle and Bicycle business. Tadhg Moran is the third generation to run this successful business.

Click HERE to read his story


12 Quail Farm - Donkey Milk Soap - Tiina Laas

Never one to rest on her laurels and always being creative, Tiina Laas started making soap on the kitchen table as a hobby. She is now selling her Donkey Milk Soap in 7 countries in Europe and North America.

Click HERE to read her story


Helena Golden - Willow Woman

Along with creating traditional hand woven baskets and unique home-ware items using sustainably grown willow, Helena offers workshops, both online and in-person, giving participants the opportunity to weave their own bespoke products.

Click HERE to read her story


David McBrien Butchers

Recognising the changes in consumer trends, and with a little encouragement from his teenage family, David McBrien Butchers became Leitrim's first Online Butcher Shop.

Click HERE to read his story


Sealore Marine Botanicals

With Generations of knowledge harvesting nutrient rich seaweed and a combined belief in the health benefits of natural, organic products, Dolores and Nadine Burns set up Sealore Marine Botanicals.

Click HERE to read their story


Roy Humphreys Woodturner

Being the 4th Generation of his family working with wood, it is no surprise Roy Humphreys is a self thought woodturner. With over 20 years experience, Roy creates unique, one of a kind, hand crafted Wood products.

Click HERE to read his story


Irish Savers – James & Harjinder Green 

Using James 35 years’ experience in the electrical trade and Harjinder’s financial acumen developed in the banking sector, Husband-and-Wife team, James and Harjinder Green, set-up Irish savers near Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim.

Click HERE to read their story


The French Market - Siobhan & Pascal Bonnichon

Having grown up close to many long established vineyards, Pascal Bonnichon knows a good wine. Following a move to Manorhamilton in 2004 with his wife Siobhan, together they set-up The French Market.

Click HERE to read their story


Tawnylust Lodge - Nuala Mc Nulty

Feeling there was a gap in the market for eco-friendly accommodation in the North-West, Nuala McNulty built Tawnylust Lodge. This tranquil retreat is ideal for solo travellers, working couples, writers, artists, or anyone wishing to take time out and relax.

Click HERE to read her story

So let’s all #LookForLocal this Summer, it works for everyone!

You’ll find loads of great examples of local businesses below along with their website addresses. You can search by name or by category.
If we all #LookForLocal in Leitrim this Summer, we’ll be supporting jobs, businesses and communities.

Company NameCompany WebsiteCategory
Sasta Fitness Franchise Ltdwww.sastafitness.ieBeauty, Skincare and Wellness
Ardnahoo Health Farmwww.ardnahoo.comBeauty, Skincare and Wellness
Laila Valentino Professionalwww.lailavalentino.ieBeauty, Skincare and Wellness
The Beauty Collegethebeautycollege.ieBeauty, Skincare and Wellness
Leonie Corneliuswww.leoniecornelius.comBeauty, Skincare and Wellness
Soul Spacewww.mysoulspace.ieBeauty, Skincare and Wellness
12 Quail Farm - Donkey Milk Soapwww.12quailfarm.comBeauty, Skincare and Wellness
Manor HUBwww.manorhub.ieBusiness-to-Business Services
Momentum Consultingwww.momentumconsulting.ieBusiness-to-Business Services
About Hygienewww.abouthygiene.ieBusiness-to-Business Services
Alpha Omega Consultants Ltdwww.alphaomega.ieBusiness-to-Business Services
The Food Hubwww.thefoodhub.comBusiness-to-Business Services
Teamlife Trainingwww.teamlifetraining.comBusiness-to-Business Services
Tiny Time Big Resultswww.yasminvorajee.comBusiness-to-Business Services
Safety Wise Advise Serviceswww.safetyadvice.ieBusiness-to-Business Services
Train with us Ltdwww.trainwithus.ieBusiness-to-Business Services
Leitrim Office Supplieswww.leitrimofficesupplies.ieBusiness-to-Business Services
Kollabrowww.kollabro.comBusiness-to-Business Services
The Glens Centrewww.theglenscentre.comCommunications, Media and Entertainment Services
Lyric Ireland Ltdwww.lyric.ieCommunications, Media and Entertainment Services
Music Treewww.musictree.ieCommunications, Media and Entertainment Services
Leitrim Design Housewww.leitrimdesignhouse.ieCraft, Design, Fashion and Gifts
Artwoodwww.artwood.ieCraft, Design, Fashion and Gifts
Mc Garty Designmcgartydesign.comCraft, Design, Fashion and Gifts
Leo Scarff Designwww.leoscarffdesign.comCraft, Design, Fashion and Gifts
Roy Humphreys WoodTurnerroyhumphreyswoodturner.ieCraft, Design, Fashion and Gifts
Mulveys House of Giftswww.mulveys.ieCraft, Design, Fashion and Gifts
Sealore Marine Botanicalswww.sealore.comCraft, Design, Fashion and Gifts
Caz-Cards, Manorhamiltonwww.caz-cards.ieCraft, Design, Fashion and Gifts
Ilux Europe Ltdwww.iluxeurope.ieElectronics
Armstrong Hydraulics Ltdwww.armstronghydrauliccylinders.comEngineering
Arroo Septic Tank Serviceswww.arrooseptictanks.ieEnvironment and Green Technologies
Hazport Ireland Ltdwww.hazport.ieEnvironment and Green Technologies
Mc Niffe's Bakerywww.mcniffesbakery.comFood and Drink
Chef Shams Saucechefshamsauces.comFood and Drink
Leitrim Organic Farmerswww.leitrimorganic.comFood and Drink
Blakes Organicblakesalwaysorganic.ieFood and Drink
The Oarsmanwww.theoarsman.comFood and Drink
Ceol Ventures T/A Coxs Steakhousewww.coxs-steakhouse.comFood and Drink
Louie Brennan Food Machinerylbfoodmachinery.ieFood and Drink
Art of Coffeewww.artofcoffee.ieFood and Drink
Riverbank Restaurantwww.riverbankrestaurant.ieFood and Drink
Jinnys Bakery Ltdjinnys.ieFood and Drink
The Red Bank Restaurantwww.facebook.com/TheRedBankRestaurantFood and Drink
Vobe Livingwww.vobeinteriors.comFurniture and Homeware
DC Designdcdesign.ieFurniture and Homeware
Karl Kavanagh Furniturewww.karlkavanaghfurniture.ieFurniture and Homeware
Drumkeeran Holiday Homesdrumkeeranholidayhomes.ieHospitality and Tourism
Adventure Gently Irelandwww.adventuregentlyireland.comHospitality and Tourism
Electric Bike Trailswww.electricbiketrails.comHospitality and Tourism
Ardvarney Country Lodgewww.ardvarneycountrylodge.comHospitality and Tourism
Shanakee Adventureswww.shanakee.ieHospitality and Tourism
Slow Adventurehttp://slowadventure.ie/way-to-go-adventures/Hospitality and Tourism
Commercial and Tourist Hotelwww.hotelcommercial.comHospitality and Tourism
Hamills B&Bhamillsbedandbreakfast.comHospitality and Tourism
Magiflo Gutter Systemswww.magiflow.comManufacturing
Mc Govern Ecclesiasticalsmcgovernchurchsupplies.ieOther Sector
The Primary Planetwww.theprimaryplanet.ieOther Sector
The Brennan Groupwww.brennan-group.comOther Sector
We can Learnwww.wecanlearn.ieOther Sector
Kwoodwww.kwood.ieOther Sector
DPS Printwww.dpsprint.ieOther Sector
T&R Designstandrdesigns.ieOther Sector
Collins Solicitorswww.collinssolicitors.ieOther Sector
Lloyd Insurancehttps://lloydsinsurances.ie/Other Sector
Moran McNamara Accountantsmoranmcnamara.ieOther Sector
Brendan Boyle Insurance Consultantswww.brendanboyleclaims.ieOther Sector
Michael McGowan Church Supplieswww.churchsupplies.ieOther Sector
Consensus Mediationwww.consensusmediation.ieOther Sector
Feme Care Ltd.www.facebook.com/femecarehygieneOther Sector
Safety Sign Marketsafetysignmarket.ieOther Sector
Carrick on Shannon Physiotherapy Clinicwww.carrickphysio.comOther Sector
Libero Consultingwww.libero.ieOther Sector
Marry McMahon, See&Hear Betterwww.seeandhearbetter.ieOther Sector
Brady Insurancewww.bradyinsurance.ie/Other Sector
Milkwood Farmwww.greenvegetableseeds.comRetail
The Organic Centrewww.theorganiccentre.ieRetail
Atcam Ltd. - Little star Partieswww.littlestarparties.comRetail
Moran's Bike Shopwww.moransbikeshop.ie Retail
Scollans Gunshop and Fishing Supplieshttps://scollan.arrowdesign.website/Retail
The French Markethttps://thefrenchmarket.ie/Wine Hampers & Gifts

Please note that the Local Enterprise Offices are not liable or responsible for the content or operation of third-party websites, including those displayed on this page.