TOSS BRYAN PROMOTING IRISH PRODUCTS
Never out of fashion the guaranteed Irish symbol is back in a big way. The logic of purchasing goods made in Ireland is indisputable and it’s sensible that shops and service providers should be promoting this message.
Market forces, international trade agreements and the all important company balance sheet has resulted in many manufacturers relocating to low wage economies.
Nevertheless, many Irish companies are fighting the good fight and their products can still be found in our local shops.
Toss Bryan in Fermoy has fitted out thousands of homes since it opened in the 1950s and has weathered many a downturn during that period. Employing 35 people at their Courthouse Road base, they rely heavily on the loyalty and goodwill of people living in The Avondhu catchment area.
This week Tom is focusing on the Fleetwood range of paints which are manufactured in Co. Cavan. Consistently popular, the range is extremely versatile and represents very good value for money.
Thanks to extensive marketing, the brand name is widely known. Not as well known but equally impressive is the Cashel based enterprise, Boru Stoves. These stoves are a valuable addition to any home and as well as doing their primary job of providing heat they’re also pleasing to look at.
While people are adopting a cautious approach to spending everyone should be aware that by purchasing Irish goods you’re helping to safeguard Irish jobs.
Thursday 14th October 6:21pm