Ten business owners from Co Louth were amongst the exhibitors at the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s showcase in the RDS earlier this week.
Each of the exhibitors displayed their designs and products at the event and they included: Branigan Weavers Drogheda; Charles Gallen Irish Linen Termonfeckin; Corona Silver Readypenny; Garrett Mallon Jewellery Carlingford; Green Gorgeous Muirhevnamor, Dundalk; Marie Fay Inspiration Ravensdale; Martina Scott Carlingford; Orla Barry Art Bridge Street Studios, Dundalk; Sarah McKenna Ceramic Bridge Street Studios, Dundalk; and Tinnakeenly Leathers Ltd Carlingford.
Senator Mary Moran visited the local designers on Tuesday and was full of praise for them.
“’I was truly impressed with the quality and unique craftsmanship of the Louth exhibitions at this year’s showcase. We were well represented this year with ten Louth exhibitions from all corners of the county. Almost 500 exhibitors unveiled their latest collections with products ranging from jewellery, linen, ceramics, homewares and fashion.
“’I was delighted to meet with each of the exhibitors and see first hand the exciting crafts and designs being produced right here in our county. I would like to congratulate and commend each person on their hard work, dedication and truly excellent products,” she said.