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An Irish company looking to cure the runny nose raises €20 million - Members' News - Week 03 - 2021

Jan 18, 2021, by Fionnuala Malone - Category: Members' News

Welcome to GS1 Ireland's members' news for week 3. Stillgarden releases a new mid-strength drink and an Irish company looking to cure the runny nose raises €20 million. Read on for more.

Neurent Medical raises over €20 million in funding

Neurent Medical, a medtech company headquartered in Galway, has raised $25m (€20.6m) in second-round funding. They have developed a device that applies low power radio frequency energy to nerves in the nose to stop the inflammatory response that leads to rhinitis, or chronic runny nose. Founded in 2014, they previously raised $11m in their first financing round in May 2018. The company currently employs 14 people and it plans to increase this number to 50 by the end of 2023. This information came from and The Irish Times

Stillgarden Distillery Launches new Mid-strength Drink

Dublin-based Stillgarden Distillery has launched a brand new mid-strength spirit. Give & Take is a gin-like spirit that has flavours of Macedonian juniper, local nettles, ginger, coriander seed, basil and chamomile. This 22% ABV spirit is available for €33 for a 70cl bottle. Give & Take is available on the Stillgarden website. Stillgarden has also launched a campaign called Cultiv8, where they will be sharing stories from their community via their website and social channels demonstrating how to live a more sustainable lifestyle through tutorials, recipes, home gardening, healthier products and sustainability tips. You can find out more about Cultiv8 here.

New Members this Week at GS1 Ireland

The companies below joined GS1 Ireland since our last Members News. We would like to take this opportunity to welcome them to the GS1 Ireland community.

Bausch + Lomb Ireland - "We manufacture and market a broad range of branded and generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter (OTC) products and medical devices"

Trishs Honey Products - "We create Certified Irish Organic products which nourish and feed your skin"

ZoanBioMed - "Innovative and sustainable coral bone graft therapies providing natural, safe and highly effective solutions for improved quality of life"

Samys - "We offer an extensive range of delicious wholesome food prepared to order"

Sky Trading - "Our digital sanitising stations are the perfect solution for customers to sanitise their hands upon entry and throughout your business premises"

Shamrock Games - "Shamrock Games is your go-to company for all your leather boardgame accessories, dice masters and other boardgame goodies"

The Silver Spear Gin Company - "Silver Spear Gin is an artisan Irish spirits brand based in Carlow, nestled in the foothills of Mount Leinster"

Royal Crystals Jewellery - "A unique line of trend-setting jewellery, at a reasonable cost, to fashionistas all around the world"

Premier Medical - "We strive to consistently advance the field of surgery through world class innovations, education, training and technical support"

Vegan Sandwich Co - "Everything we make is always delicious, made using natural ingredients and packaged in fully compostable packaging"

Terralift Ireland Limited - "Terralift stands as the only fully integrated food residue bio-converter and sports turf nutrient manufacturer in the world"

West Donegal company hoping to increase workforce by fifty per cent

A west Donegal company manufacturing components for some of the world’s most recognised car brands is looking to grow its workforce by fifty per cent.
Irish Pressings Ltd. is based in the Údarás na Gaeltachta Industrial Estate in Gweedore and specialises in the design and manufacture of tooling and metal pressed components for a range of engineering sectors, most notably automotive. The company which has grown from a small start-up with three employees in 2005 to a very successful SME employing 75 people. This information came from Donegal News.

Teeling Whiskey launch the latest in their range of 'Brabazon' single malts

Teeling Whiskey just launched the fourth and final of its award-winning series of limited edition single malts entitled the Brabazon Bottling, Series 4. You can purchase Teeling Whiskey online on The Celtic Whiskey Shop, The Whiskey Exchange and The Master of Malt

That's it for this week, be sure to come back next week for more news from GS1 Ireland members around the country. If you are a GS1 Ireland member and you have some news you would like to share, please get in touch at, we would love to hear from you.