Five Minutes with Deborah Maguire of www.irishmadegifts.com

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Name: Deborah Maguire

Company: www.irishmadegifts.com

Position within company: Owner/Manager

What does your company offer? Irishmadegifts.com is an online shop that offers quality contemporary gift ideas that are made here in Ireland by artists, craftspeople and designers.

What made you want to work for (or start up) your company? We wanted to showcase what is best about Irish craft & design in a way that generates a viable income for makers scattered the length and breadth of Ireland so we created our own global platform for guaranteed Irish!

Who is your biggest inspiration? Underdogs Why? Never underestimate people!

What is the best part of your job? Meeting makers and seeing the incredible diversity and high standard of work produced here in Ireland.

What are your plans for the future? World domination for Irish craft!

What is the best piece of advice you have been given? Setback? Sitback…then kick back!