The Shop Local Draw for Christmas 2018 was held at The Loft in Molly’s Bar & Steakhouse in Church Lane on Thursday 3rd January 2019. The Shop Local Draw is the annual Midleton retailers’ draw for those who shop in Midleton and has been conducted for several decades (since at least the early 1960s!).

This year saw a big uptake on the local shopping opportunities, and Midleton is perfectly capable of satisfying the demands of most customers. Many people have remarked that they haven’t bothered to shop elsewhere for Christmas, and the best way to keep our town lively and interesting is to shop locally all year round instead of out of town.

This year’s Shop Local Draw opened on Saturday 17th November 2018 and continued up to 31st December 2018 with the boxes of tickets being collected on 2nd and 3rd January 2019, so there were plenty of opportunities to enter the draw: a customer had to spend a minimum of €20 in an outlet to qualify for a free ticket to enter the draw.

Some 20,000 tickets were printed, the vast majority being used up by the draw entrants.

The three main prizes included 1st Prize: €1,000 in vouchers, 2nd Prize:  €500 in vouchers and 3rd Prize: €300 in vouchers with six additional spot prizes with vouchers from game of golf to dinner and shopping as well as a lovely hamper from Walsh’s Pharmacy. There was also a prize for the winning shop: dinner for two at Garryvoe Hotel. The prizewinners were announced by Mr Stephen Belton, President, Midleton & Area Chamber.

Midleton & Area Chamber wishes to congratulate all those who won prizes in the Shop Local Draw 2018.

The winners are listed below in order from First Prize with the prize itself and the winner’s name, area, and the shop that sold the winning ticket.

Prize Name Lives Shop
1st Vouchers to the value €1000 Clare Connell Tallow Pamela Scott
2nd Vouchers to the value €500 Elaine O’Shea Broomfield Hydes
3rd Vouchers to the value of €300 Ellie McKenzie Castlemartyr Dakota
4th Vouchers Bluebell/Barber Rooms Ita Duggan Midleton Book Shop
Spot Golf x 2 Castlemartyr Resort Marian McCarthy Midleton Bluebells
Spot €50 Voucher Half Light Marcella O’Neill Midleton Murphy’s
Spot €50 Denbar Jewellers Michelle Kenneally Ballycotton Cummins Sport
Spot €50 Scarlett Boutique Lisa Walsh Killeagh Midleton Books
Spot 3 course meal x2 Midleton Park Deirdre Twomey Midleton Dakota
Spot Hamper Walshes Pharmacy Seamus Whelehan Midleton Well & Good
Winning Dinner for two at the Garryvoe Hotel Pamela Scott Manager Sharleen

Midleton & Area Chamber wishes to thank the following businesses for their participation in, and support for the Shop Local Draw 2018:

An Rothar Cycles
Bailick Blinds
Ballycotton Seafood
Bernard Wilkie Jewellers
Bertelli Menswear
Coakley Menswear/Jeans Junction
Coleman Shoes
Complete Office & Craft Supplies
Core Health & Beauty
Cummins Sport
Dakota Boutique
Denbar Jewellers
Farm Gate Restaurant & Foodstore
Ferrit & Lee Restaurant
Half Light Gallery
Halo Boutique
High Society Boutique
Hyde’s Children’s Fashion
Ina McCarthy Flowers
JJ Coppinger’s Pub
Katwalk Boutique
Lollipop Kids
McCarthy News
Midleton Books
Molly’s Bar
Muckley Jewellers
Murphy Butchers
Murphy Pharmacy
O’Brien Furniture
O’Dwyer Shoes
Owenacurra Pharmacy
Pamela Scott
Pan Cafe
Pantry Restaurant
Scarlett Boutique
The Cutting Room Salon
Therapy Salon

The Turkish Barber
Wallis’s Bar
Walsh Pharmacy
Well & Good Health Store
Yvonne’s Flowers

The Chamber wishes to say a big ‘thank you’ to our sponsors, including:
Castlemartyr Resort
Garryvoe Hotel
Jameson Experience

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Market Green Shopping Centre
Midleton Park Hotel

A special word of thanks to Janna Murphy and Molly’s Bar & Steakhouse who provided The Loft as the venue for the draw.