Clothing, footwear, luggage articles and accessories.
We at the Ballina Costume Company pride ourselves in providing a unique service, with costumes designed and made in-house, many of which are original. We source only the finest materials to create our costumes.
The company became a Limited Company in 2002, originally providing exclusive garments for historical events, and since then has expanded into producing costumes suitable for drama, musicals, school productions, festivals, medieval banquets, weddings, Viennese Ball, murder mysteries, Christmas, Halloween or a themed party. We provide a range of costumes to fit all sizes.
You will be guaranteed the very best in customer service provided by our friendly and knowledgeable staff, which have a wealth of experience with musicals, amateur dramatic productions, plays and historical events. They will be pleased to help you choose suitable costumes for your event.
Corporate clients, organisations, groups and individuals are all very welcome and can avail of our standard or deluxe range of costumes when organizing an event.
As can be appreciated, our website carries only a popular selection of our total stock, and enquiries about our full range will be dealt with as quickly as possible by our staff.
Dress for Success Dublin was founded in 2011 by stylist, designer and tech entrepreneur, Sonya Lennon. Our mission is to promote the economic independence of women by providing career development tools and a support network.
We are an affiliate of a global organisation, Dress for Success Worldwide, an international not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the lives of women in 145 cities across 23 countries.
We provide free career development tools such as:
- Professional clothing and styling advance in advance of your job interview;
- Interview preparation sessions with experienced HR professionals;
- Sector-specific educational workshops; and
- Mentoring programmes.
Along with our services, we offer clients the opportunity to join a network providing peer support and ongoing career development opportunities.
Since we were established, we have supported over 1,500 women with the clothes, skills and development opportunities they needed to secure employment and achieve success.
Over 57% of those women are now working, and over 75% are where they want to be, whether in employment or in further education and training.
#Houseofakina Social Enterprise creates Handmade + Limited Edition accessories. Profits are used for workshops and programs to support marginalised Migrant Women in Ireland. Using creativity to show best practice of integrating new communities while challenging the status quo.
#Houseofakina products promote inclusion through their design, employment through their creation and profits help to support integrating new communities; via programs and capacity building workshops.
Rediscover Fashion is Ireland’s leader in circular fashion and is located in the Rediscovery Centre, the Irish National Centre for the Circular Economy, in Dublin. It was established in 2008 as a social enterprise to produce 100% redesigned and repurposed clothing, accessories and homeware ranges.
At Rediscover Fashion we have created a space where the circular fashion model can be brought to life through training, lectures and by developing innovative products that highlight circular design principles. These products are then sold in our Eco Store along with other sustainably designed brands.
Rediscover Fashion is a social enterprise that creates training opportunities for the long term unemployed and all revenue generated from its activities are reinvested back into the enterprise. This programme highlights that an estimated 93% of all textile waste in Ireland is sent to landfill and it aims to counteract this by teaching members of the public repair and reuse skills through interactive workshops and talks throughout the year.
Over 10 years, Rediscover Fashion has provided back-to-work training to over 40 learners in fashion upcycling, design and repair.
Shuttle Knit is a stand alone business which involves the Traveller and Settled Communities working together to design and produce a comprehensive range of knitwear and cotton face masks.
Established in 2001, Shuttle Knit is supported by the Government’s Social Inclusion Chapter of its National Plan. It is a business enterprise and partnership between Travellers and the settled community expressed in the spirit of our logo “knitting communities together”. The company’s aim, is to create and design an innovative range of knitwear as an indigenous Irish industry for worldwide sales . Our products are showcased at National and Local Events, on our website and at at our premises in Wicklow Town.