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Supporting Local Industry: A Show of Commitment

In a heartening display of support for local manufacturing, a notable group of individuals have opted to purchase Shannon bicycles instead of foreign counterparts. This gesture not only reinforces the spirit of community but also bolsters the regional economy. Among those who have chosen to champion the cause of local industry by embracing Shannon bicycles over foreign options are:

  • The Reverend D. O’Carroll, St. Patrick’s (204 times and counting)
  • Mr D. O’Sullivan, Supervisor (marking the fourth time)
  • The Honourable H. De V. Pery, of Drogheda (a repeat patron at 31 times)
  • District Inspector Morley, Adare (making his support clear at the 20th repetition)
  • Mr D. Stephenson, associated with Leamy’s School (a commendable repeat purchase)
  • Mr D. Buggie, affiliated with Russell & Sons (a repeat supporter)
  • Mr P.C. Alton, from Corbally
  • Mr J.C. Doorley, National Bank
  • Mr F. Organ, Limerick Leader
  • Mr P. Herbert, hailing from Castleconnell
  • Miss Conroy, proudly representing Ballinacurra (an advocate for the local choice)
  • Mr P. M’Namara, from Cratloe (a loyal repeat buyer)
  • Mr E. Cooney, a resident of Kildrumin (a consistent supporter)
  • Mr J.C. Foley, connected to H.M. Customs
  • Mr W. Crosse, hailing from Murroe
  • Mr W. Noonan, of Clonlara
  • Mr J. Lee, situated on Malgrave Street
  • Mr T. Connolly, located on Convent Street
  • Miss Kavanagh, based on Mallow Street
  • Mr T. Enright, coming from Clonlara
  • Mrs. O’Shes, affiliated with St. Lilia’s Schools
  • Mr M. Quilligan, representing Rebogue
  • Mrs. Moynihan, resident of Bunratty
  • Mr M. Hanly, of Crescent View
  • Mr P. Cregan, from Ballinvirick
  • Mr J. Lynch, located on Anne Street, Limerick
  • Mr P. Browne, on Roxboro Road
  • Mrs. Burke, residing in Garryowen Villas, and so on.

These individuals have not only opted for quality and sustainability but have also contributed to the local manufacturing ecosystem, fostering a sense of solidarity and pride within the community. As they continue to choose Shannon bicycles over foreign alternatives, they set an inspiring example for others to support and celebrate local craftsmanship.

Limerick Echo – Tuesday 15 May 1906