Ireland Franchise Case Studies Archive


CHAMPS Academy franchisee

CHAMPS Academy goes from strength to strength in Dublin

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.



TaxAssist Accountants franchisee

Why franchising and TaxAssist was the ideal career choice for this Dublin franchisee

Gary Cullen is an ACCA qualified accountant with over 12 years’ experience working in a variety of roles within industry. He comments, “I’ve always worked hard and was attracted to being my own boss. “I was considering franchising at the time and it was TaxAssist that really jumped out at me. The branding really stood out and being an accountant already, it was the perfect mix.



TaxAssist Accountants franchisee

Interview with Dermot Kane, TaxAssist Accountants Dublin

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 franchisee

Interview with Simon Linscheid of Card Connection, Dublin

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.



The Original Poster Company franchisee

Interview with Eamonn Ryan, Original Poster Company, Galway

Eamonn Ryan joined the Original Poster Company (OPC) greetings card franchise in 2013 having accepted a voluntary redundancy package from a major beverage company he had been working for for over 30 years.



Subway franchisee

Interview with Nichaphat Maguire, Subway, Blanchardstown

Contributing to the success of the SUBWAY® brand are the low start up costs and its ambitious franchisees who embrace the entrepreneurial spirit. One such franchisee is Nichaphat Maguire who owns and operates two stores in the Republic of Ireland. Nicha answers questions on the SUBWAY® brand.