Kiwi Businesses in Ireland...

kiwis.ie

 

Dean and Triona Hand opened their Daybreak convenience store over three years ago. Dean, a native of Otago became inpatient waiting for his Christmas box of goodies from home to decided to source his own supply for the shop and then later launched kiwis.ie for those not located in South Tipperary.

 

Kiwis.ie stocks a wide range of goodies including Whittakers chocolate, L&P, Cheezels, Watties tomato sauce, Maggie dips, Nestle reduced creme, k bars, Speights, Macs, Steinlager and Montheiths.

 

For a small elivery charge Dean and his team will ship to anywhere in Ireland, normally within 2-3 business days of ordering.

 

Eight Degrees Brewing

 

Based at the foot of the Galtee Mountains, Eight Degrees uses pure mountain river water in their range of craft beers. Owners Scott (from Nelson) and Cam (from Melbourne - we'll forgive him for that!) released their first beet, Howling Gate Ale in April 2011.

 

The growth of craft beer consumption in Ireland has allowed that range to expand and as well as buying from off licenses such as O'Briens, you'll now find their beers in a growing number of pubs.

 

Eight Degress Brewing also sell directly from their website here

 

 

 

Snowgrass Merino Clothing

 

Helen Thornton lives in Ireland with her husband and three children. Growing up on a farm in New Zealand she realises whats required to keep warm, her passion for merino wool led her to launch a range for Irish and European families.

 

All of the range is manufactured in New Zealand and the name Snowgrass comes from a type of tussock that grows in the Southern Alps of New Zealand, which just so happens to be where the merino sheep hang out – in the great outdoors!

 

You'll also find Helen often at the weekend farmers market at Marley Park in South Dublin but you can also purchase directly from the website here.

 

 

 

Kiwifit

 

Matt Corbett who is originally from Wellington  founded the first Kiwifit facility in Sutton, Co Dublin in 2012 and now has three locations in Sutton, Liffey Valley and Glasnevin.

 

Having a passion for health and fitness, Matt and his team of 10 personal trainers, a sports rehabilitator and physical therapist offer a full raneg of health services including personal training, physical therapy, neuromuscular therapy, sports rehab and nutrititional advice. There's even a monthly 'Haka' challenge that is a unique physical test given to clients.

 

Further information can be found at their website here

Pope Shirts

 

In 2014 Brent Pope established “POPE” shirts. High quality, high street tailored shirts using the finest fabrics in Europe. With a “passion for fashion” and often voted as one of “Irelands best dressed men” Brent wanted to bring his own distinctive brand to the Irish market.

 

His catch phrase of “Quality isn’t expensive it is priceless” is his brand motto. “I wanted shirts that were easy enough to wash and iron, that kept their shape well, but most importantly the material felt amazing on and stood the test of time.

 

Avaliable from stockists such as Arnotts, you can also buy online from the website here.

 

 

 

Kai Cafe & Restaurant

 

David and Jessica Murphy are the proud owners of Kai Café and Restaurant in Galway city. The couples joint performance in the kitchen and on the floor promises a memorable dining experience to every customer young and old.

 

The philosophy at Kai Café and Restaurant is very simple, head chef Jessica sources fresh, organic produce from local suppliers to create daily menus bursting with flavor, texture and colour. If you’re lucky you might even get an edible flower on your plate. All menus change on a daily basis dependent on what is fresh and in stock from local suppliers.

 

The restaurant has won many awards and as great reviews on Tripadvisor, for details of the meu and how to book check out their website here.

Your Wedding Video

 

Clint Withington is originally from Southland but has been living here for 10 years wth his Irish wife and three children.

 

With over 20 years experience with Sky News Ireland and the UK, TV3 Ireland, Sky Sports NZ, Seven and Ten Australia, Clint and his wife can help you capture the big day in big day.

 

Clint and his wife cover weddings all over Ireland, for more see here

Eden Cake Company

 

New Zealand born Eden Cake Company owner and Cake Designer Nadene has many years of experience creating exquisite cakes - having followed in her mothers footsteps in making wedding cakes.

 

Skilled in all areas of home economics and wedding floristry design, Nadene Teaches the art of Sugarcraft at respected Robyns Nest Cookery School, based in North County Dublin.

 

See further information including photos and pricing here

 

The Bald Barista

 

The barista in question is Buzz Fendall, a man on a mission to 'bring amazing coffee to Dublin'. And it is a mission that is accomplished on a daily basis at this busy, friendly café on Aungier Street.

 

The making and serving of coffee here (which is done either by Buzz Fendall himself or by one of his personally trained protégés). Beans are sourced directly from individual farmers in carefully selected locations from around the globe (currently in Brazil, Sumatra and Ethiopia) and are freshly ground on site. Of course, there's more to the place than just coffee - snacks and more substantial dishes are on offer on the slickly appointed mezzanine dining area or on the diminutive terrace.

 

See their facebook page here

BYOL (Bring your own lap top)

 

Daniel Walter Scott is a Kiwi who moved to Ireland two years ago. Living in Dublin he has a wife from Cork and a two year old son. Daniel has bought his NZ training business to Ireland with a mission to provide the best training for digital media in the country.

 

BYOL covers Adobe, Indesign, Photoshop, Illistrator, Dream Weaver, Flash, Autocad, Incopy to name just a few applications.

 

See more at www.byol.ie

 

Solution Focused Psychology

Sharon Hanson is originally from Horowhenua and came to Dublin in 1984.  Sharon moved to Australia and trained as a Psychologist, working with Gambler’s Help in Melbourne for over four years, before returning to Dublin in 2014 and setting up a private psychology practice.  She believes strongly in peoples’ innate ability to create change in their thinking and behaviour resulting in more favourable outcomes for themselves. Solution Focused Psychology is a short term therapy which focuses on effective problem management, identification of opportunities and supports necessary for change, building resilience, improving decision-making and interpersonal relationship skills. Further information and contact details can be found here

Kiwi's Brew Bar

Located in Portrush, Northern Ireland this kiwi owned pub has recently been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Stocking a large range of beers from the usual names to a wide range of craft beers.

Live music is also popular at Kiwi's Brew bar as is their food menu that includes a prosecco and cheeseboard offer to kick start the weekend!

Portush is a beautiful part of the country, this is a great spot to visit while you are there.

Follow the pub on facebook here and/or check out their website here

 

Kiwi Construction

Kiwi Construction is a fully-insured Irish company, involved in custom home building, corporate or community developments in the Dublin and north east region.

The company is directed and operated by New Zealand native Brendan Whyte. Hence the company name!

Kiwi Construction’s aim is to provide a one-stop-shop for your construction needs, whether you are an architect, local authority or private homeowner.

See more at their website here

 

Kiwi Construction

Kiwi Construction is a fully-insured Irish company, involved in custom home building, corporate or community developments in the Dublin and north east region.

The company is directed and operated by New Zealand native Brendan Whyte. Hence the company name!

Kiwi Construction’s aim is to provide a one-stop-shop for your construction needs, whether you are an architect, local authority or private homeowner.

See more at their website here

 

Manor Brewing Co

Michael Cowan, originally from Wellington founded Ireland's highest brewery, on the edge of the Wicklow Mountains National Park in May 2014. 

 

Based within the grounds of Kilbride Manor, their beers are brewed from a 185 year old bell tower using their own supply of pure Irish mountain water.

Their flagship beer, MONT Mountain beer is Ireland's first super premium Pilsner style lager, and gold medal winner at the Dublin Craft Beer Cup international beer awards 2015. Now famed as 'Ireland's best Pilsner'.

See more at their website here

Their beers can also be purchased at O'Briens