Since its introduction in 2014, the Trading Online Voucher scheme funded by the Communications, Climate Action and Environment has benefited over 2,000 businesses in Ireland.
With the festive season already in full swing, here is a showcase of the Offaly businesses funded in this way that offer a fantastic range of gifts suitable for all tastes.
From quality furniture to crafts and millinery supplies and from beauty products to food, there really is something for everyone.
Why not check out some of the following?
www.castlebarna.ie - Gift vouchers may be used for Round of golf or food in Restaurant or golf balls etc
www.culheroes.ie - Be your own Cúl Hero, personalised cards available online now
www.dshardware.ie - Providing Stoves, Power Tools, Work & Foot Wear across the nation.
www.elegantladybeauty.ie - Elegant Lady Beauty - for all your beauty needs
www.hazelgreene.ie - Award winning textile designer and visual artist, Hazel Greene of Bramber Studio
www.heartworks.ie - Crafting fine modern design, designing fine modern craft using recycled slate
www.rosefinlay.ie - One Click Away for all your Healthcare, Skincare, Fragrance and beauty needs
www.thegardenshop.ie - All your Garden needs – low prices and free delivery
www.floorstoredirect.ie - Tullamore Floor Store for all Your Flooring Needs.
www.wildirishforagers.ie - Tastes of the Wild Offaly Countryside handpicked on Family Farm
www.deaneryfurniture.com - A range of quality furniture, accessories and gift vouchers available
www.millinerysupplies.ie - Millinery Supplies - A Hat Makers Paradise - Gift Vouchers available
www.niosmofoods.com - Home made high energy natural protein snack bars perfect for those on the Go!
www.fayrebeauty.com - Fayre Beauty retails a variety of Hair / Makeup / Beauty products with a focus on Irish Brands
www.theblueapronrestaurant.ie - The only restaurant selling gift vouchers online in Tullamore
https://www.sewingshop.ie - The Sewing Shop - Your on-line supplier of specialist fabric, dyes and sewing kits.
Businesses that participated in the Trading Online Voucher scheme reported that, on average they saw their sales increase by 20%.
Small businesses can apply for a grant of up to €2,500 to help their business trade online. The aim of the scheme is to help small businesses grow their sales, exports and ultimately jobs. So why not shop local and get unique gifts while providing jobs in your community too! It’s a win-win!
To find out more about the scheme contact the Offaly Enterprise office to find out more before applying.
The current call for applications is December 2, 2017 - January 8, 2018.
If you have a story for us, sports news, an event happening in your area, or if you want to submit pictures or videos, contact the Offaly Express team via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or through our Facebook.
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