Feeding Kindness: BWG Foods Keeping the Show on the Road with Storage and Transport Support  

  BWG Foods’ support of FoodCloud during Covid-19 crisis has been integral to keeping surplus products moving around the country and reaching those in most need. BWG Foods has been donating to FoodCloud since 2015 and in this time FoodCloud has redistributed more than 190 tonnes of surplus food from four BWG sites: BWG Foods [...]

2020-06-04T08:21:13+00:00 June 4th, 2020|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR, Responsibility|

XL retail brand and Marty Morrissey make the perfect team

We all need a smile from time to time during these extraordinary times and grocery retail brand XL is proud to be the official sponsor of RTE Player’s new four part series, Marty in the Shed, which sees the hugely popular Gaelic Games correspondent broadcasting a light-hearted talk-show from his garden shed in Co. Clare. [...]

2020-05-12T10:56:35+00:00 May 12th, 2020|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR|

SPAR and FAI team up to release healthy eating guide

The Football Association of Ireland are delighted to join forces with SPAR, to encourage children to adopt healthy eating habits by sharing easy-to-follow recipes for wholesome breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks at home, all made with ingredients available in your local SPAR store. Eating healthier food helps children to concentrate for longer and learn more, [...]

2020-05-06T08:41:50+00:00 May 6th, 2020|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR|

Local XL retailer unveils special remembrance

Joe and Michelle Gallagher remembering baby Patrick Joseph On Saturday last, Joe and Michelle Gallagher finally revealed the poignant story being the selling of ‘Leitir Lollypops’ in their XL store in the picturesque Lettermacaward Gaeltacht village in the Rosses region of County Donegal. For many people, the loss of a baby leaves them feeling empty [...]

2020-03-09T11:43:27+00:00 March 9th, 2020|Brands & Stores, Media & PR|

SPAR FAI Primary School 5s Programme open to schools nationwide

More than 38,000 primary school students expected to compete for SPAR5s title with national finals to take place in the Aviva Stadium   The SPAR FAI Primary School 5s Programme for 2020 was officially launched by new programme ambassadors, Republic of Ireland International footballers Jack Byrne and Amber Barrett. The fun five-a-side football programme has [...]

2020-01-23T08:46:49+00:00 January 23rd, 2020|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR|

The Daily Mile – a SPAR supported primary school initiative

Landmark number of 1,000 schools in sight As part of SPAR’s partnership as Official Retail Partner of Athletics Ireland they will support a number of different Athletics Ireland initiatives including the Daily Mile. The Daily Mile, a SPAR supported initiative is a primary school programme which sees children run or jog at their own pace, [...]

2020-01-15T09:41:32+00:00 January 15th, 2020|Brands & Stores, Media & PR|

BWG Foods Wins Best Innovation Award at Eir Spider Awards

MACE receives Best Integrated Media Campaign Award BWG Foods and its MACE retail brand have received national recognition at the highly prestigious Eir Spider Awards which took place in the RDS recently, taking home the Best Innovation and Best Integrated Media Campaign awards respectively. Fighting off competition from AIB amongst others in a category which [...]

2019-11-26T16:53:17+00:00 November 26th, 2019|Brands & Stores, Business News, Innovation & Awards, Media & PR|

SPAR Merrion Row scoops top international award

SPAR Merrion Row was the recipient of the Small Store of the Year Award at the prestigious international IGD Awards in London recently.  SPAR Merrion Row was selected for the coveted accolade ahead of international competition from Great Britain, Denmark, Belgium, Northern Ireland and China. The Institute of Grocery Distribution, or IGD, is a renowned [...]

2019-11-19T14:39:57+00:00 November 19th, 2019|Brands & Stores, Business News, Innovation & Awards, Media & PR|