An online business focused on allowing people to shop local online called set up in Co Mayo in 2014 now hosts 130 businesses and is selling throughout Ireland and worldwide.

Husband and wife team Brendan and Sophia McHugh founded the business, which provides users with access to over 15,000 products on offer from Irish shops and businesses ranging from gifts, to cosmetics to garden furniture.

“ supports Irish businesses by providing them with an easy to use, low-cost platform to sell their products online. It takes the fear and stress away for small businesses,” said Brendan McHugh.

“We help businesses to bring their products and services to a wider audience in a very safe and easy way.”

Sophia added: “ was created to enable small businesses to grow – locally, nationally or internationally – and also to provide them with an easy to use platform where they can manage their online store themselves without any IT expertise.” has recently expanded to provide a secure way for service businesses to sell their gift vouchers online, working with the likes of beauty salons, hair dressers, restaurants, cafes, hotels and gyms.