A Crafty Christmas Gift Guide

Supporting Local Crafts in Narraghmore 2020 has been a year with a difference! But what has been truly amazing this year is the way our local community has rallied around to support each other through the challenges this year has presented. Christmas would normally be the busiest time of the year for our local craftspeopleContinue reading “A Crafty Christmas Gift Guide”

Charity Christmas Cards supporting NPH Haiti

With Christmas rapidly approaching, the usual Christmas cards are starting to appear in shops. But, we are very privileged to have some truly unique Christmas cards on sale at The Old Hardware which make a real contribution to the lives of people in Haiti through the charity, NPH. NPHΒ is an international charity for abandoned andContinue reading “Charity Christmas Cards supporting NPH Haiti”

Our Signature Chocolate Cake

Who doesn’t love a Chocolate Cake?! And, our Signature Chocolate Cake is a real crowd pleaser at The Old Hardware. So, while we all have a little extra time on our hands, we thought we’d share our recipe so you can bake at home – particularly for those missing our homemade sweet treats! Ingredients 50gContinue reading “Our Signature Chocolate Cake”

COVID-19 Community Resources

The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) is leading our public health response to COVID-19 and a National Action Plan was published on 16th March, setting out a whole-of-society response and mobilisation of resources across Government and society to fight the spread of the virus.  This Community Response Action Plan supports the National Action PlanContinue reading “COVID-19 Community Resources”

Our Suppliers – Ashmore Woodcraft

With Mother’s Day coming up, everyone is on the hunt of a thoughtful gift to give that special woman in their life. And why not something handcrafted by talented local craftspeople?! Brian and Jonathan Ashmore are more than handy when it comes to woodturning – between the two of them, the craft some stunning andContinue reading “Our Suppliers – Ashmore Woodcraft”

Our Suppliers – Ging Woodcraft

It can be really hard to find a truly unique and personalised gift, but if you haven’t already noticed, there is a fantastic local business that provides just that! Ging Woodcraft is a family-run business owned by Diarmuid & Catherine Ging who offer a full range of carpentry services, timber crafts and personalised gifts withContinue reading “Our Suppliers – Ging Woodcraft”

Our Suppliers – Fee’s Cakes

If you haven’t been to visit The Old Hardware on our Friday when our weekly cupcakes are delivered, then you are really missing out! These cupcakes have a loyal weekly following and few survive beyond the Saturday morning rush. We are very lucky to have such a talented caker on our doorstep in Fee’s Cakes.Continue reading “Our Suppliers – Fee’s Cakes”

Our Suppliers – Hand Knits by Bridget

Nothing beats a bespoke, handmade knitted gift for a baby. These become true heirloom pieces and are passed down through families for generations. Well, the woman who is keeping that tradition going with her beautiful, handmade knitwear is local resident, Bridget Fullam of Hand Knits by Bridget! We’ve got a selection of Bridget’s pieces availableContinue reading “Our Suppliers – Hand Knits by Bridget”