Ireland Franchise Case Studies Archive
After working as a dog groomer for almost thirteen years, Jennifer Curtin was looking for a change of direction which still involved working with dogs. Her entrepreneurial nature has led to her changing the face of dog care in Ireland, with the first ever Irish Barking Mad franchise!
Sofia Colas runs Lingotot Ireland as well as her own franchise area in South Dublin. Born in Madrid to Spanish and German parents, she grew up in a trilingual household and has lived in Madrid, The Netherlands, Canada and London. It is not surprising that languages are a huge part of her life! After a long stint in the corporate world in London, followed by a career break to raise a family, she set up Lingotot South Dublin in 2018 and has found a fulfilling role for herself which works around family life. With three young children of her own, she’s passionate about the early language learning benefits for young children and making this as fun as possible in her classes.
As the leading kids and teens Self-Confidence and Life Skills coaching Franchise, CHAMPS Academy prides itself at giving Franchisees all the tools, and support they need to make the business succeed. Our Dublin based coaches are no exception and Ann and Jenn have seen their business go from strength to strength.
Dermot Kane joined TaxAssist Accountants in October 2010, opening his own accountancy practice in Dublin. Dermot had a background in accountancy and was the finance director for a plant and machinery company. After being made redundant, Dermot decided to look t being his own boss. Nervous about starting out on his own led Dermot to look at the security net of franchising.
Card Connection is the market leader in Ireland for the franchised distribution of greeting cards. Dublin based, Simon Linscheid is one of Card Connection’s most successful franchisees and has almost doubled the size of his business within four years. He has grown his team to six employees and now supplies 250 retailers with Card Connection’s quality greetings cards and accessories.