Ireland Franchise Case Studies Archive
Roseanna and Paul Slattery joined the streat franchise just over 3 years ago and started their café in Portlaoise. They are now discussing why they decided to start a cafe and their experiences as part of the streat franchise.
Ken Callaghan, Dublin, Aspray franchisee
Ken Callaghan decided that franchising was for him as it allowed him to start trading from day one. With a background in the building industry, Aspray franchsie was the perfect choice for him.
Philip Breslin, Dublin, PuriFry franchisee
Philip Breslin of Sutton Dublin, formerly worked in the construction industry, but with the economic downturn he found himself in a position to look to self employment.
Fergal Toland, Dublin, PuriFry franchisee
Fergal Toland of Stamullen, Co Dublin, has a background in the IT Industry working across Europe for Easy Jet and Aer Lingus, having taken a career break he decided to look into franchising as a fast track way of being self-employed and successful.
Nicola Cosgrave, Dublin South, ComputerXplorers franchisee
Nicola Cosgrave luanched here ComputerXplorer's franchise business in Dublin in January 2009 and hasn't looked back.
Juliet O’Connell, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin,
Juliet O’Connell, 30, opened her ZipYard franchise for business in 2009 and now employs 3 full-time tailors and 1 part-time front of house member of staff.