Fitzpatrick’s, The Market House
THE Market House is home to a multi-functional retail outlet comprising of a Spar Express store. This historic building has served the people of Iveragh in many different formats over the years and today it hosts a business committed to achieving retail excellence. Open 364 days a year, Fitzpatrick’s is proud of its commitment to retail in Cahersiveen. Fitzpatrick’s also guarantees that its staff have the level of expertise in their respective departments that offers customers a tailor made service meeting their expectations. Nine staff members including the manager have a combined total of 100 years working with Fitzpatricks. This is a unique achievement, particularly in retail, and certainly one that is different to most of its competitors.
This is a store that combines choice and quality and is a major asset to Cahersiveen. It also provides employment for 25 people in the locality. They also sponsor local organisations including GAA clubs, rowing, schools, etc.
Fitzpatricks is very much immersed in the community it serves and regularly organises an annual soccer blitz for the nine national schools in the Iveragh area. The winning school goes forward to compete for a chance to play at the Aviva Stadium. It also runs an annual Bingo night for a local charity which raises close to €5,000. Fitzpatricks is a major part of Iveragh life.