Irish designers broaden horizons for fresh marketing opportunities

Expansion for Fiona Heaney and Lucy Nagle

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor @gnelis
12th March, 2017
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Fiona Heaney, who set up the Fee G label in 2003, has secured stockists in Kenya and Dubai Picture: Fergal Phillips

Overseas markets are providing new opportunities for Irish fashion designers.

Fiona Heaney, who set up the Fee G label in 2003, has secured stockists in Kenya and Dubai this season, and has also seen her British sales rise by 40 per cent.

Heaney, a native of Omagh in Co Tyrone who studied fashion design at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, employs seven full-time staff.

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