Two of Donegal’s most interesting up and coming craft and design companies shall be a part of over 100 firms featured on the 2024 Showcase occasion within the RDS, working from the 21-Twenty third January.
Kevin Lowery and Edelle Harrigan-Edgar can have the prospect to fulfill with consumers from all around the world at the Native Enterprise Showcase – a particular space at Showcase that homes a variety of Eire’s latest design expertise.
Bundoran’s Kevin Lowery is a flexible coastal painter who attracts inspiration from a lifetime by the ocean. His artwork spans numerous mediums and his choices embody unique items, restricted and open version prints and greeting playing cards. With works in various collections, Kevin displays internationally and has collaborated with quite a lot of excessive road retailers and well-known lodges. Represented by galleries worldwide, his expressive type captures Eire’s coastal magnificence.
The second enterprise attending Showcase is award successful aromatherapy enterprise, I AM SELF-CARE, based by Edelle Harrigan-Edgar an Important Oil Specialist and Licensed Aromatherapist. Edelle’s merchandise are handmade and expertly blended by herself at her dwelling in Donegal and created to help your self-care and wellbeing. In her merchandise she makes use of 100% pure, therapeutic grade important oils and the best butters and oils that are vegan and natural.
Showcase is a pinnacle occasion within the international design and crafts calendar and can open its doorways to 1000’s of consumers from the world over, together with Eire, the UK, USA, mainland Europe, Asia, and Africa, producing tens of millions of euros of gross sales orders in the course of the present.
Showcase is offered on behalf of Design & Crafts Council Eire, with help from Enterprise Eire in selling the commerce present internationally by way of their community of places of work abroad, and the Native Enterprise Workplaces nationwide.
With the help of Native Enterprise Workplace Donegal, different Donegal Showcase individuals lately embody knitwear designer, Edel MacBride, Condie, an Irish manufacturing design firm based by Kevin Callaghan, and Donegal designer, April Rose Murphy. Isobel Sangha from the Donegal Pure Cleaning soap Firm, the workforce from John Collins Designs, and Laura McDowell of Papertree additionally exhibited at Showcase lately.
In 2023 there have been 1000’s of nationwide and worldwide consumers in attendance on the occasion within the RDS and it’s anticipated it will enhance once more in 2024.
Brenda Hegarty, Head of Enterprise at Native Enterprise Workplace Donegal, mentioned: “Showcase Eire gives Donegal companies and designers with an enormous alternative and is the best place for our two Donegal companies, Artistic Coast member Kevin Lowery and Edelle Harrigan-Edgar of I AM SELF-CARE, to share their stunning Donegal manufacturers and creativity with the world.”
Native Enterprise Showcase is one in all a number of enterprise initiatives run by the Native Enterprise Workplaces throughout the yr to foster entrepreneurship and assist small companies to start out and develop. Different occasions embody Native Enterprise Week, Nationwide Girls’s Enterprise Day, the Nationwide Enterprise Awards, the Scholar Enterprise Programme, and the Native Enterprise Village as a part of the Nationwide Ploughing Championships. For extra data on Native Enterprise Workplace Donegal and the helps they’ll present, please go to LocalEnterprise.ie/Donegal
Two Donegal creatives set for Showcase 2024 was final modified: January sixteenth, 2024 by