December 5, 2023

A clothes and niknaks retailer with a distinction opens its doorways on Bridge St, Carndonagh this Saturday.

Síoraí Clothes & Equipment is far more than a second-hand store, it will likely be a spot to purchase high quality objects that assist get monetary savings and assist the setting.

A part of the award-winning Spraoi agus Spórt social enterprise, Síoraí replaces Fadó classic store that has operated from the Bridge St. premises for over seven years.

The ethos of the store is to combine the round financial system into the area people by encouraging individuals to buy modern clothes extra sustainably. The shop is inviting donations of high quality pre-loved clothes and niknaks for girls, males, and youngsters.

“Síoraí was chosen as a reputation for the initiative as a result of it means continuous, unceasing, fixed,” says Lorraine Carey, Round Economic system Hub Lead at Spraoi agus Spórt. “The round financial system goals to cut back waste by reusing, repairing, and recycling as a lot as attainable, for so long as attainable. We’ve got utilized this key precept to Síoraí Clothes & Equipment by making an attempt to increase the life span of high quality clothes.

“A retailer like Síoraí means clothes that’s undesirable by one particular person doesn’t go straight to landfill however might be recycled or repurposed.”

All proceeds from gross sales shall be utilized by Spraoi agus Spórt to supply actions and providers that assist kids and younger individuals in the neighborhood attain their full potential.

“The entire feel and look of Síoraí is completely totally different to Fadó,” says Lorraine. “We wish to make Síoraí a vacation spot each time you might be on the lookout for a brand new outfit or piece of clothes. We encourage individuals of all ages to buy sustainably with us as we inventory males’s, ladies’s, and youngsters’s garments.”

The new house has been made larger and extra accessible to allow incapacity work placements. The enlarged house will even facilitate Transition Yr work placements and GASICE volunteer placements.  

Síoraí Clothes & Equipment would be the first a part of a better initiative to make Carndonagh a location of excellence when it comes to sustainability, following the rules of the round financial system. It’s going to additionally include Síoraí Residence which is able to promote revamped furnishings and paint from their premises on New Park Highway Carndonagh reverse SuperValu and there are plans for a revamped Tech and revamped bikes hubs.

“Our society at the moment primarily follows a linear financial system system – we make, we take, we dispose – finish of the highway,” says Lorraine Carey. Within the round financial system system, we make, use, reuse, remake, recycle, it’s an infinite system – therefore Síoraí.”

Síoraí Clothes shall be open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm.

Donations to Síoraí of high quality pre-loved clothes and niknaks for girls, males and youngsters might be left within the store or in Spraoi agus Spórt.  

Store with a distinction to open in Carndonagh was final modified: October twenty third, 2023 by Workers Author