Irish Examiner | Wish List: Meet Munster makers adding wow factor to our homes (January 2024)
Read it at : Showcase 2024
Irish Examiner | The Ultimate Local Gift Guide (November 2023)
Irish Times | Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide (December 2022)
Christmas gift guide of Irish producers and shops selling online. Read at: Left it to the last minute? It’s not too late to shop local online
Enterprise Nation | Christmas Gift Guide (December 2022)
Christmas gift guide featuring our new 'I left the bale at the gate' A4 framed print (€40). Read at: Need some Christmas inspiration? Here's Enterprise Nation's Irish gift guide (Part 1)
SHE Mazing | Shop local this Christmas & support Irish businesses (December 2022). Featuring our Fastnet Rock photograph A3 print, which retails at €35.
Enterprise Nation | Co-founders Interview
Chat with Enterprise Nation on our year so far and plans to turn Black Friday Green with Champion Green to encourage supporting Irish businesses (November 2022).
The Irish Examiner | 100 Irish gifts for €50 and under, including 40 for €25 or less (October 2022)
Christmas gift guide featuring our new Fastnet Rock B&W A4 framed print, which retails at €40.
Meta | Small Business Success Stories
Delighted to be featured by Meta discussing how Facebook and Instagram have impacted our business. Read at: Meta technologies help photography business cover all angles (August 2022)
The Clare Echo | Irish Made Awards Feature
Read at: SIAR aims to be best in the west at Irish Made Awards (September 2022)
The Clare Herald | Irish Made Awards Feature
Read at: SIAR Photography named finalist in Irish Made Awards (August 2022)
Irish Made Awards 2022 | Read here: Home Finalists Announcement
Overview of the Finalists in the Irish Made Awards 2022.
Network Ireland Limerick | Businesswomen of the Year Awards 2022
Our Co-Founder Aoife is proud to be a Finalist in the Emerging Businesswomen category of the Network Ireland Limerick, Businesswomen of the Year Awards 2022. Read at: Limerick Businesswoman of the Year finalists announced [ILoveLimerick.com] and Network Ireland Limerick reveals shortlist for its annual awards ceremony [Limerick Leader] (May 2022)
Enterprise Nation | 10 Enterprise Nation members share their victories
Members of Enterprise Nation, a community for entrepreneurs & small business owners, share their business wins from the past few months (April 2022). Read at: 10 Enterprise Nation members share their victories.
Ireland's Homes, Interiors & Living | #madeinIreland feature
Irish brands & makers offering a selection of stylish pieces for you & your home (January 2022) Featured print: Lahinch Surfer.
Clare Echo | #clickforClare
The Daily Click: Photography & Printing. Part of the Local Enterprise Office Clare 'Look for Local' campaign (December 2021)Pictured L-R: Danielle & Chantell (Wix & Wax Ireland), Councillor PJ Kelly, Gary & Aoife (SIAR Photography), Padraic McElwee (Head of Enterprise, LEO Clare).
The Clare Herald | Christmas Gift Ideas
The Irish Daily Mail | Gift of the Green
Gift of the Green Champion Green Pullout (November 2021)
Irish Examiner | Wish List
Weekly column of top home and interiors picks, featuring our SIAR Gift Set. Read online: Wish List: Homegrown products and designers in the frame (November 2021)
Irish Examiner | Click and Connect: Christmas Guide
100 gift ideas from Irish brands with a particular focus this year on sustainability. Read online: Here are 100 Christmas gift options you can buy locally (November 2021)
Irish Country Magazine | Scents & Sensibility
Guide to updating your interiors by considering your senses for a cosy winter. Featuring our Lahinch Surfer print (November 2021).
Munster Interiors | Southern Exposure: A Few of Our Favourites
Southern Exposure: Stylish Suppliers & Top Shops (November 2021)
Irish Country Magazine | Irish Made Homewares for Stylish Interiors
Overview of the Finalists in the Home category of the Irish Made Awards 2021 (September/October 2021).
Irish Country Magazine | Fostering Creativity and Shopping Irish Online
Clare FM | Atlantic Tales
Interview with Pat Flynn of Clare FM discussing everything from how I got started in photography to making the move from accountancy to running two photography businesses' and the impact of COVID-19 on both. Listen in from 14 minutes here.
SIAR's Picture Perfect Move into E-Commerce | Think Business
Feature on the impact of the Local Enterprise Office's Online Trading Voucher Funding on our company and ecommerce site - the very website you are reading this on! Read the article here
RTÉ | A Very Irish Christmas Guide
Meet the Ennis Businesses | Clare Local Enterprise Office / Ger Sweeney
Excited to be involved with Clare Local Enterprise Office and their promotion of Ennis Businesses in the lead up to Christmas 2020. Listen to my podcast with Ger Sweeney on Spotify | Anchor | Apple Podcasts.
Down to Business with Bobby Kerr | Newstalk
Proud to make our national radio debut with Bobby Kerr on Newstalk as part of the Champion Green campaign and share my 2020 business story. Listen back to the segment as a podcast at: Newstalk | Spotify | Apple Podcasts.
Champion Green | #SupportLocal Clare
Irish Examiner | Click and connect: 150 places in Munster to shop locally this Christmas.
With many businesses closed during Level 5, it's never been more important to shop locally, especially ahead of Christmas. The Irish Examiner have put together 150 places in Munster offering online options for shoppers. Read the list here.
#ClickforClare | The Clare Echo
"West is best for SIAR" - Profile with the Clare Echo as part of #ClickforClare on SIAR Photography. Including the impact of Covid-19 on both this business and my wedding photography company Gary Collins Photography. Read the full article here.
Campaign supported by the Local Enterprise Office Clare and The Clare Echo, #ClickforClare and 'The Daily Click' spotlights online businesses based in county Clare and operating during level 5. Click here for more.
LEO Showcase at Showcase Ireland 2020 | Featured Supplier:
Watch: my thoughts on being involved in Showcase 2020 as part of #TeamClare & the Local Enterprise Office exhibitors.
The Clare Herald | Clare Businesses at Showcase 2020
"The Clare companies were selected by the Local Enterprise Office Clare to take part in this year’s Local Enterprise Showcase at Showcase 2020. They have been working closely with them in recent months to ensure they are in the best possible position to maximise their appearance at the event including sales technique, marketing materials and stand production.
Padraic McElwee, Head of Enterprise in Local Enterprise Office Clare said: 'The Local Enterprise Showcase is always an exciting element of Showcase. The clients here are the up-and-coming talent of Irish craft and design'."
LEO Clare | Clare Businesses get International Shot at Showcase 2020
"Businesses from Clare had the opportunity to meet buyers from all over the world this week as part of the Local Enterprise Showcase at Showcase 2020 in the RDS in Dublin.
The Moher Soap Company, SIAR Photography and Rowena Sheen Jewellery, were all exhibiting at the Local Enterprise Showcase, part of Showcase 2020, that saw over 2,700 buyers from retailers across the globe attend the four-day event in Dublin looking to secure new sales and partners for the year ahead." Read Article Here
Clare Final, Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur 2019