Press Kit Summary

Business name: FIÁIN {Pronounced 'Fee-awn'}. 

  • Established 2017 in Galway, Ireland.
  • Dara's background - 23 years in the flooring trade
  • Caitríona's background - 12 years in NUIG, Irish language.
  • They bring a set of unique talents to the table, mixing practical design experience with business PR & admin knowledge. 

Product focus: Grooming and lifestyle accessories for men.

Product type: Home fragrance, Body soap, Shaving items, Formal wear (Bow Ties, Pocket Squares, Cufflinks), Every day carry items (Wallets & key chains.

Manufacturing methods: Laser cutting/engraving as well as more traditional methods.

Future products: Currently working on new leather goods for 2020. Developing a new cologne range for release last quarter 2020.

Design philosophy: To produce beautiful, long-lasting and useful things to be proud of. 

This information is a press kit summary only. For more detailed press coverage history, or interview enquiries please get in touch with Caitríona using the contact info below.

Press coverage
"Caitriona tells us they noticed a gap in the marketplace for beautifully crafted accessories for men and decided to do something about it."
New Irish Oak Bow Ties – the ‘Epitome of Cool’
The Eye - December 05, 2017
"The one bit of advice I’d have for anyone starting a business is have patience. To make decisions and get the design process right, you need to have buckets of it."
'The beginnings of the business go back to the day my husband bought a laser machine'
FORA - May 18, 2017
Press Contact
Caitríona Leather
Co Founder/Press contact, 00 353 (0)86 1035190
After spending 12 years in the Irish language department of NUIG, Caitríona co founded Fiáin & is busy doing market research, product development, admin & answering all your press related queries!
Support & Development
The DCCoI provides design/craft businesses with tailored support from a range of experts in design, production, business, marketing and branding and design/craft specific technical expertise.
Practical support
The role of the Local Enterprise Office in Galway is to help promote an enterprise culture throughout Galway County and City. Their aim is to support start-ups and small to medium sized businesses in a variety of practical ways.
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"When I found Fiain I was immediately impressed with the site, the story, the attention to detail! So my expectations were already very high. But the kindness and service I received was above and beyond! "
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"No effort has been spared with this product .The details on the card were written in gold pen. I could imagine the craftsman working in his studio producing the cuff links. A labour of love."
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"My wife got me a set of these as a gift, I have to say the quality is amazing. They feel really well made, I'm delighted with them! Thanks Fiáin, keep up the good work."
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