Event: Get your free guide to the National Craft and Design Fair online

Posted on December 05, 2014 by Cathy Prendergast2014

The National Craft and Design Fair 2014 has their handy guide now online to read and download. You can peruse this lovely glossy magazine to see the full range of exhibitors and start planning your trip! It is a great opportunity to get your complete christmas gifts all under one roof. It's on until Sunday 7th December from 10am - 7pm daily, and open this evening late night until 10pm.

We are on stand No. 111 just inside the main door so look forward to seeing you there! 

Event: Cathy Prendergast at National Craft & Design Fair in the RDS, Dublin - STAND NO.111

Posted on December 05, 2014 by Cathy Prendergast2014

Cathy Prendergast at National Craft & Design Fair - STAND NO.111

We're at the National Craft and Designs Fair this weekend! The RDS in Dublin in buzzing and we are having a great time meeting customers and telling them about the craft and finish that goes into making our leather bags. Come and say hello - we're on stand No. 111 which is just inside the main door of the RDS in the main hall of the fair. 

It's open until 10pm this evening. For tomorrow Saturday 6th, and Sunday 7th December it's open from 10am until 7pm each day.

There is so much Irish talent under one roof here, whether you are looking for Christmas stocking fillers to really treasured gifts, and lots of tasty food and gifts at the food emporium too. Visitor info is on National Craft and Designs Fair's website here. 


Posted in AW2014, Christmas, Event, National Crafts & Design Fair, RDS, Womens Collection

Event: National Crafts & Design Fair - Christmas 2014

Posted on October 14, 2014 by Cathy Prendergast2014

National Crafts & Design Fair at the RDS, Dublin - Wednesday 3rd to Sunday 7th December 2014.

Christmas 2014 will be here before we know it! We are already hard at work in the studio preparing for the National Crafts & Design Fair, which is on from Wednesday 3rd to Sunday 7th December this year. 

Come and visit the Cathy Prendergast Stand - No. 111. We will have full a range of Women's and Men's finest leather handbags and accessories, such as this beautiful Bree handbag, €230. It's a very versatile smooth leather handbag which comes in a range of colours, such as the magenta /navy Bree pictured here. 

 If you love shopping the annual National Crafts & Design Fair had 500 exhibitors and a great atmosphere. It is a wonderful opportunity to pick up quality Christmas gifts from all over Ireland, all under the one roof. So whether you are looking for a little christmas treat for yourself or your loved ones, be sure to come along and enjoy the special annual event!

These are the opening hours:

- Wednesday 3rd December 10am-10pm (10% courtesy discount available on all purchases this day only)

- Thursday 4th December 10am-10pm

- Friday 5th December 10am-10pm

- Saturday 6th December 10am-7pm

- Sunday 7th December 10am-7pm

You can find more information on tickets and getting to the RDS in Dublin here. Remember to drop by our Stand No. 111, we look forward to seeing you there!


Posted in AW2014, Bree, Christmas, Event, Mens Collection, National Crafts & Design Fair, RDS, Womens Collection


Posted on October 10, 2014 by Cathy Prendergast2014

Are you interested in social media marketing, and website retailing? 
Would you like to learn more about the fashion, design and craft industry? 

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Social Media, Marketing and Website management

As part of the JobBridge scheme for the Craft sector run by Design and Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCOI).

We are a long established fashion led leather goods business with an exciting new internship position available. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is interested in helping us grow our brand online, with the hope of making the position permanent at the end of the internship for the right candidate. 

What we are looking for in potential candidates:
You have experience / are interested in social media, pr and marketing
Duties to include: Creating and managing social media content, blogging, email marketing, sending out press releases, growing and managing contacts, creating a calendar of events and advertising to promote this high quality fashion led leather goods brand. Liaising with press and magazines.
Administration of online retail store
Duties to include: Updating website content on our online store. Managing customer orders from sale to shipping. Taking care of customer enquiries and general administration.
Good interpersonal skills
Strong work ethic and appetite for learning
If you would like to gain professional experience in these areas please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Posted in Internship, Job Opportunity

Welcome to my new online store!

Posted on October 03, 2014 by Cathy Prendergast2014

We've been working hard on finishing the website and getting all our bags in neat little rows! We're very pleased to welcome you to our new online store. Do have a look around and let us know if we can assist you in any way.

At the moment we have a select range of bags in for Autumn Winter 2014 in our Women's Collection. You can choose from shoulder bags, such as the lovely Tara which comes in classic black and this mustard colour lizard print textured leather, that will add a pop of colour to your Autumn wardrobe and take you through to next summer. All our bags are handcrafted and finished to the highest standards so built to last!

We also have a Men's Collection currently featuring our very popular briefcases. The Ossian has become a bit of a classic and one our customers love. We hope to add many more to this and a new Accessories Collection over the coming months. For news and updates why not follow us on Facebook and Twitter, we would love to hear from you.

Posted in AW2014, Briefcase, Facebook, Mens Collection, Ossian, Shoulder Bag, Tara, Twitter, Womens Collection