Supergleam car wash and valeting

Superior cleaning that will make your vehicle gleam … Whether you’re a car fanatic who loves a pristine vehicle, or you simply like keeping your car looking its very best, a professional car wash and valeting centre will always ensure superior results. Since 2002, Supergleam Car Wash and Valeting Centre in Cookstown has been providing […]

Debonair Dog Grooming Studio

Helping pet pooches look their very best …   Lots of us enjoy the companionship of a four-legged friend, be it a cat or perhaps more commonly, a dog. As a writer, I find a lot of my inspiration for stories comes when out walking my own dog, a cocker spaniel who loves getting out […]

Welcome to The Forge….

What better way to kick off 2017 than with a blog story about Ballymoney-based personal training business, The Forge, which is bound to be extra inspiring at this time of year. Run by Grace Smith, The Forge has experienced impressive growth since its official launch in November 2016, with a waiting list already in place […]

Retelling the old stories with Éadach….

‘Create your own legend’ Ireland is full of myths and legends and is well known for its stories about everything from faerie thorns and banshees, to mermaids and warrior goddesses. Portrush designer and stylist, Sara O’Neill, has long been fascinated by the old stories of the land and in recent years, has incorporated them into […]

Lifting the lid on animation…

Have you ever considered creating an animation to build brand awareness? What about using motion graphics or animated infographics? For businesses that aren’t particularly savvy when it comes to multimedia marketing, things like graphic design, animation and the like can often be perplexing. It’s difficult to understand an industry when you don’t work within it, which […]

Hats off to north coast milliner!

Fee McToal Millinery is making heads turn… For some self-employed people, running their own business is a life-long dream. They know where they want to get to and they’re single-minded about getting there. However, for others, entrepreneurship can creep up on them. They start in one career, follow a few twists and turns along the […]

From coaches to popcorn…

Pop Notch – Eat more fun! A few weeks ago, I attended the Start Up & Grow Show in Belfast, organised by Enterprise NI. The day was all about supporting entrepreneurs and sharing stories, with a great line-up of speakers telling us all about their start-up businesses and giving some useful tips and advice. I […]

Unlocking your creative potential…

Sticks & Stones – Ballycastle’s exciting new dance and arts studio Tucked away at the heart of Ballycastle is a fresh new space dedicated to nurturing creativity in both young and old. Offering a range of interactive workshops and classes, walls for art exhibits and a floor for dancing, Sticks & Stones is a studio […]

Coastal-inspired décor you’ll love…

BTS Concept Store: Interiors & Lifestyle Inspired by the colours and textures of the North Coast, along with the Nordic way of life, BTS Concept Store: Interiors & Lifestyle is a breath of fresh air in Coleraine. Tucked away on Queen Street, the store, which recently underwent a fabulous renovation, is run by Tracy McAllister, […]

NI’s Queen of the Shops…

Sharing the stories behind the businesses As a writer, I love stories – both reading and writing them – and every business person has a story worth sharing. Whether it’s the story of how you reached your present position, the story of a particular success – the story of a failed venture and what you […]