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8th June, 2014
Mary Grant.

Designer Mary Grant is managing director of Kildare-based ladies' fashion company Grant Galvin, which trades under the Mary Grant label. She established the venture in Newbridge in 1993, and employs nine people. Grant's designs - including jackets, dresses, tops, skirts and trousers - are stocked by Brown Thomas and Kildare Village, and can also be bought online at The designer describes her customers as discerning women, aged 30 and over, ''who appreciate quality fabrics...

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