Ballybunion Merch goes all over the world

Having started their own clothing brand this summer, North Kerry couple Dominic and Kim Butler are gearing up for the local Christmas markets.

The couple started Ballybunion Merch earlier this year and after a hugely successful season selling their hoodies and other items at the weekly Ballybunion Community Market, their products have now found their way all over the world promoting the popular seaside town.

A few years ago, Kim bought a cricut machine and was experimenting making personalised pieces of clothing for the kids and friends – that was where it all began, explained Dominic.


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Creativity reigns at Tubrid Art Studios

Pottery and painting might be the main subject for art classes at Tubrid Art Studios near Ardfert but Ann Hennessy’s art students are also learning about the joys of being creative and bringing some stress-free fun to everyday life.

Founded by Ann in 2012, Tubrid Art Studios has a busy class schedule every week as people of all ages bring out their creative side.

It might be painting a masterpiece on canvas or sculpting shapes and forms but through all the creativity, there’s some good fun and lots of humour.


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