Carrick-on-Suir open for business - a great place to shop

In our Community Focus Features this week we are turning to Carrick-on-Suir and there is one definite message from the busy business community there ...Carrick is open for Business !! The Carrick on Suir Business Association is championing a great local initiative for COSBA gift vouchers sold from the Credit Union. These are welcomed in over 50 businesses stretching from Dove Hill to Pill Road and are the ideal gift. COSBA has over 100 members, and amongest those members over 500 people are employed locally in retail and their focus is to keep business local and to help maintain and grow jobs in the local economy. So why not introduce yourself to Carrick-on-Suir where you are sure to spend a day with friendly businesses offering excellent value and high quality services.

In our Community Focus Features this week we are turning to Carrick-on-Suir and there is one definite message from the busy business community there ...Carrick is open for Business !! The Carrick on Suir Business Association is championing a great local initiative for COSBA gift vouchers sold from the Credit Union. These are welcomed in over 50 businesses stretching from Dove Hill to Pill Road and are the ideal gift. COSBA has over 100 members, and amongest those members over 500 people are employed locally in retail and their focus is to keep business local and to help maintain and grow jobs in the local economy. So why not introduce yourself to Carrick-on-Suir where you are sure to spend a day with friendly businesses offering excellent value and high quality services.

Carraig Hotel

Today, The Carraig hotel in Carrick-on-Suir is the focal point of the town. It is a fine hotel with 23 bedrooms and all modern facilities as well as excellence in conference facilities, dining and banqueting whilst still retaining much of its old world tradition, charm and character.

We have both the experience and expertise to make your special day most enjoyable with a reputation for fine food and attentive service.

Our wedding package is especially designed to ensure the planning of your wedding reception is easier for you and your family. So why not come along and talk to us. Feel free to call at any time to view our facilities.

We also cater for smaller weddings and civil-union ceremonies

We have recently refurbished our hotel bar reception lobby area restaurant and function room.

We cater for small or large parties in our dining room whatever the occasion maybe.

Carvery is served from 12.30-2.30pm daily Monday to Sunday Snack Menu available in our front bar also until 3pm

Our dining room is open on Friday and Saturday night at 6pm We have an early bird menu from 6pm-7.30pm €21.00 per person and also our wine and dine menu which is €30.00 per person includes a complimentary bottle of wine per couple. Bookings are advisable We also have a full bar menu available in our front bar each evening . We also do our weekly specials whether it be curry Night on Monday Burger Night on Tuesday or Pasta Night on Wednesday €12.50 per person. On Thursday Night we do a Carraig Platter which is €15.00 per person

Outfield Sports

Outfield Sports Carrick on Suir is a Specialist Sports Store,Providing products and equipment for Sports People in the South East since 1995. The store Specialise in many sports including GAA ,Soccer, Rugby,Swimming, Tennis ,Boxing and Athletics. Outfield is recognised as a Running Specialist Store by Asics And Nike, thanks in no small part to the motionQube, which is a Bio -Mechanical work station which carries out Gait Analysis and recommends the correct running shoe. They carry a wide range of Running Footwear, for Road, Trial and Track. They also carry a wide variety of equipment including GPS watchs, Baselayers product, and Injury supports and Fitness products such as Foam Rollers, Swiss Balls and KT Tape. You will be assured of a friendly ,Knowledgeable service when you call to Outfield Sports. For further information call 051 641826,see their Facebook page or visit their new website at www.outfieldsports.ie

Solero Viva

Celebrating two years as a modern and dynamic health store, Solero Viva would like to thank all our great customers for all their support with the advertised 10% OFF COUPON, which you can redeem on any of our wide range of products. These include Food supplements, Sports nutrition, Health foods, Organic Skincare (Burt’s Bees, Trilogy and Weleda) and Gifts (Hampers, Salt lamps, angels, homeware, etc.). We also have a wide range of Christmas gifts coming soon.

Call in store for great health advice or why not join our Slimmer’s Club. Check us out on Facebook and www.soleroviva.com.

Eddie O’Donnell Headstones

Eddie O’Donnell Headstones has been a family owned and operated business based in Waterford since 1987. Eddie opened the first Headstone Showroom in Carrick-on-Suir in 1996, moving from Chapel Street to a permanent location in New Street in 2005 in order to support the needs of customers in and around the surrounding areas.

Skilfully crafted monuments are offered from the highest quality limestone, granite and marble. With Eddie’s dedicated expertise, he can design any memorial to mark the final resting place of your loved one, restore existing memorials and add inscriptions.

A variety of memorials are on display in the showroom or visit www.odonnellheadstones.com

Clearys Hardware

Cleary’s Hardware, Carrick on Suir has had an eventful 2012. In January the business was suffering badly in line with many others in the hardware and retail trades.

On 1st February ownership of the business was transferred from the Kerr family to John Phelan who hails from Durrow in Laois. Since then the business has recovered and is going from strength to strength. The yard re opened in March and Cleary’s can now supply any of your building and maintenance needs. The shop has been re vamped and re stocked and now supplies everything from stoves and floors to electrical goods, paint and garden products.

Conor Parle is the new manager in the store and looks forward to meeting you all. “ Our aim is to provide the people of Carrick with the best looking, the best stocked and the best value hardware and diy shop in the south east. To do this we need your support. So come on out and say hello” says Conor.

Suirway Forklifts and Access

Located in Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary, we are leading specialists in the supply of new and used forklifts.

Established for many years, we supply forklifts to most of the leading businesses and industries in South Leinster and East Munster. Whether you require to purchase or contract rent a forklift for a long or short period, we have the expertise and product to meet your needs. Our expert staff will be delighted to advise you and help you decide on the most effective and cost-efficient solution for your particular requirements.

Our reputation is based on our exceptional record of excellent customer service, built up over the years. Contact us on 051-640000 or check us out on www.suirwayforklifts.com

Mary Early Pharmacy

Mary Early Pharmacy has been serving the people of Carrick on Suir and its surrounds for many years. The pharmacy believes that people’s health is important, as is giving value for money. The services provided, many of which are free, include diabetes and blood pressure screening, Lipotrim weight management, mobility aids, advice on medicines, the use of inhaled medicines and advice on giving up smoking.

And Mary Early’s is not just about looking after people’s health; there are offers on toiletries, cosmetics and digital photography. A friendly professional service is what they are about.

Suir Clean Valeting Services

Welcome to Suir Clean Valeting Services, the South East’s leading independent valeting company. We are based in Carrick-on-Suir Co. Tipperary and we have been providing a professional and reliable valeting service both contract and to the public for over 10 years.

Established in 1998 Suir Clean Valeting Services cater to all your valeting needs from your standard Family Car, MPV, 4X4, Estate Car and both small and large commercial vehicles. Our customers are people who care about their vehicles and want them to look their best at all times.

All our work is carried out by our extremely experienced professional staff that pride themselves on 100% customer satisfaction.

Riverside Camping Park

Riverside Camping Park, Carrick-on-Suir, is situated overlooking the River Suir with the most magnificent views of The Suir and The Comeragh Mountains. We provide a fully serviced camp site with all utilities including electricity, hot water and shower facilities. We also have 1 and 2 bedroom cottages for rent with all mod cons. Contact Jim on 087-4183345 or check out our website www.riversidecaravanpark.com

Marty’s Pantry

Marty’s Pantry, Sean Kelly Square, Carrick-on-Suir, provides all home cooked meats, salads, confectionery, jams, marmalades and chutneys. We serve breakfast, lunch, teas and coffees. We also provide catering for all occasions. We will be renovating soon and our newly revamped shop will be ready for October, however, we will remain open for business during renovations. Orders now being taken for Christmas Cakes and Christmas Puddings. Tel: 051-645474.

Fairgreen Stores

Fairgreen Stores, New Street Carrick-on-Suir is your local convenient store, providing you with fresh local produce and meat. We have weekly in store offers. Come and try our delicious deli for hot and cold food made fresh daily. Our opening hours are from 7 am to 10 pm Mon to Sat and 7.30 am to 10 pm on Sunday’s. Call to Fairgreen Stores for service with a smile and proud to support local business.

Butler Electrical

Butler Electrical, Main Street, Carrick-on-Suir, provides sales and service on all major brands including Bosch, Nordmende, Beko, Toshiba and Power Point. We deliver, install and take away old appliances free of charge. We service appliances out of guarantee. We supply and install saorview boxes and aerials. We have been looking after our customers for almost 60 years. Why not call to Jim Butler for all your electrical requirements.?

Autopower

Autopower, Carrick-on-Suir, selling all makes and models of new and used cars. We service and provide parts for all cars. We sell top quality premium grade petrol and oils from Topaz. Why not call to our Autopower XL for you daily convenience store.

Eco Environmental

Welcome to Eco Environmental.This company was established 3 years ago. Our company deals with the recycling of textiles & mobile phones. We have clothing banks throughout Southern Ireland for the collection of the textiles. We work closely with the ISPCC in helping to raise money for the charity. We also work with schools & clubs throughout Ireland collecting clothes & mobile phones & helping to raise funds.

Eco environmental works in partnership with local companies, county councils, community groups and individuals in the race to reduce unwanted items going to landfill by supplying textile/ clothing banks nationwide. Eco environmental works closely with the ISPCC in order to co- ordinate our national textile bank-recycling scheme.

Suir Tyre Centre

Suir Tyre Centre is a locally owned business and members of the ITIA.We employ 5 staff and have recently moved to a new purposely-built unit. Our new address is Ballylynch Industrial Unit Carrick-on-Suir.

At Suir Tyre Centre we understand how important reliable transport is. We have over 1000 tyres in stock for cars, vans, 4x4, truck and agricultural. We also fit batteries, Brake pads, Track Rod ends, fast puncture repairs, 4 wheel laser alignment and wheel balancing. . For a reliable and friendly service call today 051 649780/0872376609 Email suirtyres@eircom.net or find us on facebook!!

Figgerty’s Bar

Figgerty’s Bar, New Street, Carrick-on-Suir, offers you a warm welcome when you enter our bar. Proprietor Mary Fox is delighted to welcome old and new faces for a pint or a cup of coffee. Call to Figgerty’s, home away from home.

M. Whelan Butchers

A family run business in the heart of the town producing quality meat at the right price which others can never achieve.

We produce and supply top quality Beef,Lamb, Irish Bacon,Chicken and Pork.We rear and slaughter all our own Beef and Lamb.We have many offers in store ranging from Homemade Sausages,Full Chicken B/R stuffed only €7.50 each.

Chicken Paschal €2 each.Stuffed Breast Chicken €2.50 each.Award winning Beef Burgers 60cent each or 10 for €5.

3 Beef Steakettes €2 each.6 Meat Balls €2 each.These are just some of the bargains available at Whelans so why not call in and support your Local Butcher.

P. Bourke & Co.Ltd.

Carrick’s most fashionable shop located on its main street.Stockists of Mens and Ladies top labels including French Connection,Casa Moda and Remus in our Mens Department.In our Ladies store we stock French Connection,Inwear and Fever.Gift vouchers are available across all Departments or you could start saving for Xmas with our Saving Card.Also don’t forget to visit our Household Dept.

Bourkes of Carrick supporting Local Business.

Suirway Farm Machinery and Forklifts

Suirway, a name synonymous with industrial Forklift and Farm Machinery sales & servicing is based in Carrick-on-Suir and has a nationwide reputation for excellent customer service.

Originally established in 1962 Suirway was taken over by its current owner and Managing Director James Coleman in 1990. James continues to develop and expand the business with drive and enthusiasm and he has re-affirmed the company’s position in the market place through excellent customer service and attention to detail.

The Company, trading at Mill River Business Park, Carrick-on-Suir retails all the leading brands with Toyota Forklifts and Baumann Side -Loaders for the Industrial Forklift Business and a full range of Kuhn, Bogballe, Fleming and Schuitemaker machinery amongst others for the Farm Machinery business.

Mr Coleman commented “From a customer service point of view we are ideally located here in Carrick-on-Suir to provide the response time required to service the counties of Tipperary, Waterford, Kilkenny and Wexford and the success of our company is testament to this”

Carrick Carpets Bed & Occasional Furniture

Located at Greystone Street Carrick-on-Suir this Carpet and Blinds shop has been in Business for 13 years.

Run and owned by Lilly Butler this modern shop can cater for all your in house needs.We stock Rylux, Navan and Ulster Carpets as well as Furlongs Flooring and many others.We are stockists of Roller,Venetian and Vertical Blinds.See instore for our Full House Package which includes Floor,Furniture and Blinds.Why not call us for Free measuring and estimates at 051-645511 or Email:carrickcarpets@gmail.com.