Electrical installation and repair franchise, Mr. Electric is on the look out for new franchisees to help with its expansion across Ireland. Mr. Electric is able to offer its electrical services to domestic and commercial clients from homeowners and tenants to hotels, offices and retail changes....
Home Instead Senior Care is celebrating after winning the Irish Franchise Association's 'The Best Emerging Franchise' award. In the last 12 months Home Instead Senior Care has won numerous awards.
Home Instead Senior Care has opened its 10th and 11th franchises in Kerry and Donegal and is actively looking for franchisees to help it with its nationwide expansion plans. Although a medical background is not essential, a desire to work with older people and excellent interpersonal skills are.
Home Instead Senior Care Irish Master franchisees Ed Murphy and Michael Kearney are on the look out for compassionate prospective franchisees to help them achieve their goal of doubling the size of their existing franchise network.
Computer service franchise Computer Troubleshooters has launched a second Dublin-based office as part of its two-year nationwide expansion plan, in which the company hopes to open 12 more offices throughout Ireland.
Computer service franchise Computer Troubleshooters has opened its second Cork-based office managed by John Hardiman and its first Service Centre in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, managed by Ian Walker. The new office and Service Centre are part of the company's two-year expansion plan, to open 10 new offices within the Republic and Northern Ireland.
Fastway Couriers has appointed Billy Kehoe as its new Regional Franchisee for the Midlands and Fergus Daly as the South West Regional Franchisee.
Business coaching franchise ActionCOACH has welcomed new franchisee Brian Deegan to its Irish Network. Brian will run the County Limerick based office and his territory will cover the whole of the North Munster Region of Ireland including Tipperary, Limerick, Clare and North Cork.
As the UK and Ireland's leading signs and graphics company, Signs Express has developed into a first class business and franchise network. The Signs Express franchise model was developed to provide a full professional service to a vast marketplace of potential customers in the business-to-business sector, and through massive growth year-on-year in the signage industry, potential is endless...
Children's indoor play centre and juice bar café franchise, Funky Monkeys launched its first centre in Northern Ireland earlier this year.
The Irish Master franchise rights for French children's clothing company Orchestra have been purchased by husband-and-wife team Trevor and Maeve Cooke. Trevor and Maeve launched their first store in Waterford and have announced that their children's charity of choice for this year is Barnados.
Homemade food chain Munchies continues its expansion with the opening of its fourth outlet in two years, Munchies Beacon South Quarter and has other shops in the pipeline. Last year, saw the company open stores on Sir John Rogerson Quay, Baggot Street and Millennium Walk.
Fast food franchise Quiznos sub is to open four more outlets this year as part of its nationwide expansion plan and seeks hands-on, entrepreneurial franchisees with excellent customer service skills.
Carpet and upholstery cleaning franchise Chem-Dry has introduced a new tile, grout and stone cleaning service and is on the look out for franchisees to operate franchises in Donegal, Roscommon, Lonford/Leitrim, Monagham and Tipperary.
The Dooley Group has announced its plans to become a nationwide network by 2013 by launching 40 new estate agent offices throughout Ireland. In order to achieve its goal, The Dooley Group is on the look out for like-minded prospective franchisees that share the company's value.
Computer training franchise New Horizons has plans to expand outside of Dublin. A centre opened in Galway earlier this month and another centre is to open in Cork next year.
Jewellery and watch repair franchise Fast-Fix has announced its plans to expand throughout Ireland. Stores are set to open in Swords, Co Dublin, Galway and Limerick over the next few months.
Print on demand franchises Kall Kwik and Prontaprint have announced that over £3.5m of new investment will be put into the franchise networks this year, following a surge of interest in the franchise from business professionals turning to franchising as a way to stay afloat in the credit crunch.
Internet solutions provider WSI has announced that its Dublin-based consultant Cormac Farrelly was a sponsor of a WSI branded yacht and a participant in the Round Ireland Yacht Race.
Hospitality group Fitzers has announced its plans to bring the Frankie's Bar & Grill restaurant franchise to Ireland. After purchasing the rights to operate the restaurant franchise in Ireland, Fitzers is to invest five million in the new venture and plans to open a Frankie's Bar and Grill...
Munster Tool franchisees, Jon Flynn and Aidan Sheedy, are celebrating their fourth year of trading in their East Cork and Clare, and North Tipperary territories. In the last three years the pair have developed close relations with their clients and believe that their success is due to the Munster...
Italian deli-cafe franchise Olio & Farina has announced its plans to continue its Irish expansion by opening outlets in Dublin, Cork and Kilkenny. This expansion follows the success of existing Irish outlets in Limerick, Drogheda and Galway.
The Fitness Together Franchise Corporation (FTFC) has announced an agreement to open additional franchise locations in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company opened its first location in Dublin in 2006, and the success of the concept has led to early demand for expansion.
American pizza Chain, Extreme Pizza, has opened its first European store in Kilkenny run by Carla Feely and created 18 jobs in the process. Carla has purchased the European rights for the franchise and plans to use the store as the Headquarters for Europe, where she will sell franchises and train...
Print and Design franchise Snap Printing has launched its 24th centre in Mullingar as part of its nationwide expansion plans. Snap Printing is also looking to branch out into Northern Ireland and the UK.
BB's Coffee and Muffins is keen to continue its Irish expansion and is looking for prospective franchisees to operate franchises in Galway, Kilkenny, Clonmel, Killarney and Belfast. Franchisees must be customer focused, be commercially aware and have a strong ambition to be their own boss.
Property franchise Dooley Auctioneers is now a full member of the Irish Franchise Association (IFA) and has announced its plans, to launch 40 more estate agents in the next five years.
Children's Party Entertainment franchise The Kids Party Club is celebrating the successful launch of eight franchises across Ireland. The Kids Party Club offers a professional Puppet Show & Kiddies Disco for a range of occasions including birthdays, communions, weddings, family celebrations,...
New York City nails franchise is to launch its second salon franchise in Galway City before this Christmas. Franchisee Tina McTernan has employed her daughter Aoife to manage the salon.
Children's indoor play area and juice bar café franchise Funky Monkeys is to launch its first outlet in Ireland in Lurgan, Co. Armagh this April. Funky Monkeys intends to open two additional outlets based in Ireland, one in Southern Ireland and one in Northern Ireland in the foreseeable future.
Snack-in-the-box has announced that one of its franchisees based in Ireland, Paul Dwyer, has renewed his franchise agreement for another five-year term.
Print and design company Snap Printing has announced its plans to continue to support Ireland's largest triathlon competition, TriAthlone over the next three years. Snap Printing will provide over 37,000 euros worth of design and printing services for the event in the three-year period including the European Tirathlon Championships hosted by Athlone in 2010.
Shopping centre managements realise that having a car wash facility on site is a sure way to attract new customers. The service saves the customer time-- otherwise spent waiting in car wash queues to have their cars cleaned-- and it also provides an extra level of car park security.
USA-based Mexican-themed restaurant chain Baja Fresh is looking for Area Developer partners to aid their international expansion. The brand is well established in the USA and now seeks international franchisees that will open, own and operate restaurants themselves under a development agreement.
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Having established a loyal customer base in a matter of months, the streat franchisee Derek Mullins (pictured right) reveals how he achieved this rapid growth of his café in Citywest Shopping Centre, Dublin Text: Derek Mullins
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