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Weekly Member News 26th May 2023

May 26, 2023, by Paul Connolly - Category: Member News

Welcome to GS1 Ireland Member’s News for 26th May 2023. This week we have exciting news from a number of different GS1 members representing a diverse range of different industries.

Roscommon County Council launch climate action call

Roscommon County Council has launched a Climate Action Call event to showcase a range of innovative and original climate mitigation and adaption measures adopted by local communities, businesses and voluntary organisations.

The measures resulted in the production of 13 short videos showcasing how small, progressive environmentally friendly measures can improve sustainability in local communities.



Waterford warehousing firm Store-All Logistics plots large expansion

GS1 Member Store-All Logistics has plans to significantly expand its warehousing business over the next year to double down on the pharma sector.

The Waterford based company is one of the country’s largest supply chain management companies, with over 900,000 sq. ft of warehouse space and 170 staff located across 10 sites.

The company now has plans to significantly expand its temperature-controlled pharmaceutical storage business over the next year through significant construction projects.



Co-founders of the Shed Distillery named The Irish Times Business People of the Month for April

GS1 Members Pat Rigney and Denise Rigney, co-founders of the Shed Distillery, were named The Irish Times Business People of the Month for April.

The company recently published its annual results which showed record turnover and profitability after another successful year for the company.

Based in Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim, the Shed Distillery was founded by the husband-and-wife team and produces gin, vodka and whiskey products, with its Gunpowder gin the flagship brand.



Thanks Plants Scores Deal with Aldi to stock meat alternatives

We are very excited to hear that Thanks Plants has secured a six-month deal with Aldi Ireland to make their products available across Aldi's 157 Irish stores. The Irish plant-based meat producer's Apple & Sage Sausages, Sundried Tomato & Herb Sausages, The Frankfurter, Chipotle Salsa Sausages, NoMoooo Burger, and Everyday Roast will all be on Aldi shelves for six months from Thursday 25th May. Read more:

Fáilte Ireland CEO Paul Kelly to become chairperson of National Council for the Blind of Ireland

The National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) have announced that Mr. Paul Kelly, CEO of Failte Ireland, as the incoming chairperson of the NCBI board.

The Chair of NCBI is a voluntary non-executive role and Mr. Kelly, who himself has significant visual impairment as a result of ocular albinism, will continue to serve as CEO of Fáilte Ireland during his tenure.

Congratulations to NCBI and Mr. Kelly on the great appointment.

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