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Killian Woods on Business

A big adventure for the Great Outdoors

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
12th May, 2019
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Derek Moody and Ken Costigan of Great Outdoors: the business is now moving to new premises on South Great George’s Street in Dublin 2 Pic: Peter Houlihan

After 32 years of providing Irish thrill seekers with the tools for their adventures, Great Outdoors is about to go on an adventure of its own.

The business, which was set up by Olympic kayaker Gerry Collins and competitive diver Leslie Lawrence, has been tucked away in its cosy home just off Grafton Street for decades.

Eight years ago, long-term employees Ken Costigan and Derek Moody took over the business, which was good timing, as in...

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