Local girl Anna Dobson has opened a new Gift and heritage shop in Avoca Village.
Spaeking at the opening Anna said “We are very proud and excited to announce that we are open in Avoca village Co. Wicklow – Tweed in the Valley – our retail store stocking our own Irish Tweed Brand Love Mo Chuisle made in our studio behind the shop.
We had Brid O’Connell from Guaranteed Irish officially open our store on Thursday the 30th of May and are delighted to be open for business. We are a guaranteed Irish member which supports Irish growth and production in Ireland.
We’re honoured to also offer carefully selected collections of other high quality and distinctively Irish brands, crafters and designers like Machado Men’s Grooming, Jo Browne, Neantóg, The Chocolate Garden, H0pe Creations, Kay K Kajoux, McNutt of Donegal, Carraig Rua Art, The Botanical Soap Therapy, Susan Caplice bespoke framed beach art, Palm Free Handmade Irish Soap and many other Irish products.
The shop includes an open production area where you can watch Love Mo Chuisle products being made in real time.
Our goal is for this shop to become a destination for people from both Ireland and abroad who love the quality and craftsmanship of Irish design, experiencing the highest quality of product and service every step of the way.
We are creating a place where you can find and purchase authentic Irish gifts and clothing as well as providing a showcase for the unique talents of local artists, designers, and craftsmen.
Love Mo Chuisle brand and our new retail store Tweed in the Valley has great support from The Local Enterprise Wicklow through mentoring, priming grants and support. Webport global which is part of the World Trade Centre Dublin an online trading platform that and connects you to a global network of business-focused and trusted peers consisting of world trade centres, chambers of commerce, trade organizations, trade service partners, banks etc., has helped us grow our brand and given us connections internationally. Their online trading platform has been fantastic and helped us network.
Great support has also came from tourists, customers, retail shops and family.
As a member of Network Ireland Wicklow we won the Wicklow emerging new business award this month and will go forward to represent Wicklow nationally at Network Irelands national event in Cork in September for the overall awards.
Come and visit us. Drop in and see our range of cosmetics, tweed, and jewellery.
For whatever the occasion, you’re sure to make it memorable with our beautiful selection of Irish quality gifts.
Our Tweed in the Valley website will go live next month for online sales.”
You can view our Love Mo Chuisle Irish tweed products at; https://lovemochuisle.com/