Family run businesses are the bedrock of the Irish economy
IN EVERY community across Co Wicklow, family run businesses are part of the economic and social fabric of an area. From brand new, innovative start-ups to household names spanning back through decades and generations, Co Wicklow is home to a multitude of family-run businesses that stretch into every industry and sector, and every corner of the country from large towns to rural villages. Family businesses are the bedrock of the Irish economy and, in any typical day, consumers will encounter numerous products and services supplied by family enterprises which aid local economic and social development, innovate, produce and supply a diverse range of products and services, providing unyielding support to their base communities.
From agri-food businesses to commercial services, hardware and building suppliers to tourist attractions and operations, Co Wicklow depends on its family-run enterprises to: provide diverse choice to consumers, encouraging them to shop local; promote the county’s many strengths to visitors; and excel in customer service and the personal touch.